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Colleges / Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University

Tiffin, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%

Heidelberg University Admissions

Heidelberg University is moderately difficult to get into. Around 76% of applicants get into Heidelberg University each year. Last year, 1,721 students applied to Heidelberg University and 1,309 were admitted.

Consult with Heidelberg University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Heidelberg University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Heidelberg University's admissions stats.

Heidelberg University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 13%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 95%
Waitlist No

Heidelberg University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Heidelberg University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Info Not Available

Considering Applying Early to Heidelberg University?

**Heidelberg University does not offer early decision **

➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Heidelberg University Admissions

How To Get Into Heidelberg University

Getting into Heidelberg University is moderately difficult. Heidelberg University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Heidelberg University accepted 76% of all applicants, around 1,309 of the 1,721 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Heidelberg University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Heidelberg University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Heidelberg University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Heidelberg University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Heidelberg University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Interview Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Heidelberg University for more information on admission factors.

Heidelberg University Application Requirements

To apply to Heidelberg University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Heidelberg University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Heidelberg University?

Students admitted to Heidelberg University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3. Heidelberg University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Heidelberg University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 13% of Heidelberg University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Heidelberg University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Heidelberg University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Heidelberg University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

More Information on Transferring to Heidelberg University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Heidelberg University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Heidelberg University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Heidelberg University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Heidelberg University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Heidelberg University.

Does Heidelberg University accept transfer credits?

✅ Heidelberg University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Heidelberg University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Heidelberg University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Heidelberg University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Heidelberg University?

❌ No, Heidelberg University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Heidelberg University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Heidelberg University is 76%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Heidelberg University?

❌ Heidelberg University does not offer early decision.

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Heidelberg University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Heidelberg University? Heidelberg University is a somewhat selective institution. The Heidelberg University acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.


Heidelberg University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Heidelberg University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Heidelberg University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Heidelberg University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Heidelberg University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Heidelberg University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.33. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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