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Heritage Christian University

Florence, AL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Heritage Christian University

Heritage Christian University Overview

Heritage Christian University is a private, religious school in the small town setting of Florence, Alabama. Heritage Christian University was founded in 1971 and currently enrolls around 70 students a year, including 70 undergrad students. Heritage Christian University provides on-campus housing for up to 32 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 61% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Heritage Christian University for Fall 2023 is July 21.

Planning to play sports? Heritage Christian University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Heritage Christian University on the Student Life page.

2022 Heritage Christian University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Percent of Need Met 93%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $11,446

Is Heritage Christian University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how selective a college is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Heritage Christian University offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Heritage Christian University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 33% of students who start at Heritage Christian University return for their second year of college. 75% of Heritage Christian University undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Heritage Christian University Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Heritage Christian University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Heritage Christian University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Heritage Christian University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Heritage Christian University's endowment was valued at $6 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Heritage Christian University spends about $6,552 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Heritage Christian University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Heritage Christian University meets 93% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Heritage Christian University full-time are awarded $11,446 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Heritage Christian University.

Based on this information, is Heritage Christian University the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Heritage Christian University a good school for you?

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Where is Heritage Christian University Located?

Heritage Christian University is located in the small town setting of Florence, Alabama.

If you want to see Heritage Christian University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 72 to Florence, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Muscle Shoals Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Heritage Christian University and Florence are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box HCU Florence, AL 35630

Campus Setting: Small Town

Heritage Christian University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 21

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Heritage Christian University is Jul 21.

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

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

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