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Heritage University Data & Information Overview

311 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
5% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Heritage University Ranked?

#746 Best Colleges in Nation
#16 Best Colleges in WA
Teacher Education Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Heritage University was awarded 311 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teacher education.

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Overall Quality

Heritage University is ranked #746 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Heritage University held the #1,289 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Heritage University is also ranked #16 out of 51 schools in Washington.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Heritage University?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Heritage University has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Heritage University admissions.

Heritage University Faculty

9 to 1 Student to Faculty
21% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Heritage University it is much better at 9 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Heritage University is 21%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  21 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Heritage University

72% Freshmen Retention
14% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Heritage University is 72%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  72 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Heritage University is 14%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  14 out of 100

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Heritage University Undergraduate Student Diversity

691 Full-Time Undergraduates
80.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
75.8% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 812 undergraduates at Heritage University with 691 being full-time and 121 being part-time.

How Much Does Heritage University Cost?

$6,850 Net Price
22% Take Out Loans
$11,044 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Heritage University is $6,850. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Heritage University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Heritage University, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $2,761 a year. That adds up to $11,044 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Heritage University is 5.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Heritage University Graduates Make?

$46,046 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Heritage University make about $46,046 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Heritage University graduates since it is 8% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at Heritage University make the most money.

Location of Heritage University

Washington State
691 Full-Time Undergraduates
Rural Campus Setting
Heritage University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Toppenish, Washington. The rural area surrounding Heritage University is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Contact details for Heritage University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3240 Fort Rd, Toppenish, WA 98948
Phone: 888-272-6190

Heritage University Majors

35 Majors With Completions
176 Undergraduate Degrees
104 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 35 majors graduated from Heritage University. Of these students, 176 received undergraduate degrees and 104 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Social Work 47 $33,246
Teacher Education Grade Specific 18 $45,362
Nursing 17 NA
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 14 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 14 $37,483
General Psychology 13 NA
Accounting 12 NA
Business Administration & Management 8 $39,904
General Education 6 NA
General Biology 6 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Heritage University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Heritage University

16% Take At Least One Class Online
0% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 147 students took at least one online class at Heritage University. This is an increase from the 30 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 147 2
2019-2020 30 23
2018-2019 34 25
2017-2018 56 19
2016-2017 62 20

Learn more about online learning at Heritage University.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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