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Heritage University

Toppenish, WA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate58%
Acceptance Rate58%

About Heritage University

Heritage University Overview

Heritage University is a private, nonprofit school in a rural setting in Toppenish, Washington. Heritage University was founded in 1982 and now enrolls around 999 students per year year, which includes 812 undergraduate students.

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

2022 Heritage University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 58%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.0
Tuition $18,560
Percent of Need Met 61%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $8,475

Is Heritage University a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Heritage University offers and if the school seems like the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Heritage University

Heritage University is not competitive to get into. The university admitted 58% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 375 students applied to Heritage University and 217 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Heritage University

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

About 84% of students who start at Heritage University come back for their second year of college. Around 41% of students who started at Heritage University earn their Bachelor's degrees 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 Outcomes for Heritage University Grads

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

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

Tuition and Financial Aid at Heritage University

Cost 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 University meets 61% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Heritage University full-time are awarded $8,475 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $11,909 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

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

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out 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 University.

Based on this information, how does Heritage University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Heritage University a good school for you?

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Where is Heritage University?

Heritage University is located in the rural setting of Toppenish, Washington, in the suburbs of Tri-Cities and Washington.

If you would like to see Heritage University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 82 to Toppenish, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Yakima Air Terminal.

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

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College Info

3240 Fort Road Toppenish, WA 98948-9599

Campus Setting: Rural

Heritage University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

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

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Heritage University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Heritage University is like? There are approximately 999 students enrolled at Heritage University, including 812 undergraduate students and 187 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time.


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