Heritage Christian University in Florence

Florence, AL

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Overview

Heritage Christian University offers 12-degree programs and 12 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1. Acceptance Rate is 100%. The most popular test is SAT - 35% of students submitted it in comparison to 57% of students who submitted ACT. 93.9% are women, and 6.1% are men. 3% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at Heritage Christian University is 10369$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $14419 and $17323 per year.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Heritage Christian University is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$10,369
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Heritage Christian University students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$10,594
$30,001 - $48,000$9,918
$48,001 - $75,000--
$75,001 - $110,000--
$110,001+--

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

    Neither required nor recommended:

    • Secondary school GPA
    • Secondary school rank
    • Completion of college-preparatory program
    • Formal demonstration of competencies
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

    Finance

    Charges:

    • Typical room charge for academic year: 3000

    • Typical board charge for academic year: -

    • Combined charge for room and board: -

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    Percent of students with financial aid

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    3%

    Types of financial aids

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    59 of Heritage Christian University undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 95 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Heritage Christian University number 80 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Alabama.

    Students at Heritage Christian University awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal grant aid.

    Students services

    Career

    Academic/career counseling service

    Employment services for students

    Living & meal

    Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

    Institution provide on-campus housing

    Institution provides board or meal plan

    Veteran Services Available

    Yellow Ribbon Program

    Credit for military training

    Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

    Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

    Disability services

    3%

    Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

    Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

    Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

    Alternative tuition plans

    Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

    Tuition payment plan

    Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

    Applying information

    Average number of admissions to one applicant

    1 : 1

    Average number of applicants to one enrolled

    1 : 1

    Admission considerations

    Required:

    • Secondary school record
    • Recommendations
    • Admission test scores
    • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

    Recommended:

      Neither required nor recommended:

      • Secondary school GPA
      • Secondary school rank
      • Completion of college-preparatory program
      • Formal demonstration of competencies
      • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

      Acceptance Rate

      The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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      100%

      In comparison to National Average

      Heritage Christian University acceptance rate is above national average.

      In comparison to state Average

      Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 69%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 31%.

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      100%
      ABOVE AVERAGE

      In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

      Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 69%, so Heritage Christian University acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 31%.

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      100%
      ABOVE AVERAGE

      Admissions yield

      Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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      75%

      Total

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      75%

      Full time

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      0%

      Part time

      Retention rate

      Full-time retention rate

      0%

      Part-time retention rate

      0%

      The Heritage Christian University full-time retention rate is 0% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

      Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

      Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

      SAT/ACT scores

      SAT scores

      Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Heritage Christian University students submitting SAT scores

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      35%

      Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
      1080 - 1830

      SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
      Critical Reading: 380 - 660
      Math: 400 - 610
      Writing: 300 - 560

      SAT Test Score Range

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      ACT scores

      Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Heritage Christian University students submitting ACT scores

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      57%

      Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
      14 - 17

      ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
      English: 11 - 16
      Math: 16 - 17
      Writing: 11 - 12

      ACT Test Score Range

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      SAT Score Converter

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      For the High School Class of 2016:
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      Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

      Student Body

      The student-to-faculty ratio at Heritage Christian University is 8:1, that means that for every 8 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

      Student-to-faculty ratio

      8:1
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      Men/Women

      Number of international students

      3
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      3%

      Percent of international students

      Race/ethnicity breakdown

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      Students enrollment in distance education

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      In Heritage Christian University the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

      Distance education location breakdown

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      Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Heritage Christian University and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in U.S., but not in Alabama.

      Academic Programs

      Number of degree programs offered

      Heritage Christian University offers 12 programs in total: 6 are for Master's degree, 3 - for Associate's degree, and 3 are Bachelor's degree.

      This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 94 universities in Alabama state. Heritage Christian University is one of the few institutions in Alabama that offers an Associate's degree program.

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      Number of degree programs offered via distance education

      There are 12 distance learning programs that are provided in the Heritage Christian University: 6 are for Master's degree, 3 - for Associate's degree and 3 are Bachelor's degree.

      Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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      Total credit/contact hours

      Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Alabama state average data to help you compare.

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      Heritage Christian University provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

      In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 41 students with 1224 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 14 with 339 credit hours.

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      Location & Website

      Address: 3625 Helton Dr

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      Religious affiliation: Churches of Christ

      Calendar system: Semester

      General Phone Number: +2567666610

      Institution is active in current year: 1

      Institution's internet website address: hcu.edu

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