Heritage Christian University: Review & Facts

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Heritage Christian University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 95 students enrolled. This college was established in 1971 and is one of the 2 schools located in Florence, Alabama.

Heritage Christian University is affiliated with Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.

Academic Offerings

At Heritage Christian University you can receive your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Heritage Christian University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 2 majors. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings against other colleges.

Student Retention
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Heritage Christian University student retention rate is extremely low at 25% (way below Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
The graduation rate at Heritage Christian University is average - 60%.

Student to faculty ratio at Heritage Christian University is good -- 8:1. Learn more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans

Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - about $9,000 a year. The additional fees at HCU beyond tuition are about $900; this makes it a total of $9,900 annually.

Read the details about Heritage Christian University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information

According to government data, 10 applications were submitted and 7 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at HCU in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services

Annual Price
Heritage Christian University offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Heritage Christian University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Heritage Christian University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: around $3,000 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Heritage Christian University appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Heritage Christian University Location and Maps

Post Address: Heritage Christian University, 3625 Helton Dr, Florence, Alabama 35630-9977, USA
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