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Get the facts about Huntington University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Huntington University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Huntington University was awarded 11 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

Huntington is ranked #685 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Huntington is also ranked #23 out of 44 schools in Indiana.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Huntington?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Huntington University is 81%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Huntington is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 61% of students accepted to Huntington submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 460 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Huntington University  ( 490 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Huntington University  ( 460 to 580 )
Huntington received ACT scores from 47% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Huntington University  ( 20 to 24 )

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Huntington University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Huntington, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Huntington University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Huntington University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Huntington University has a freshmen retention rate of 80%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  80 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Huntington the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 57%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  57 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Huntington University.

Average Overall Diversity at Huntington

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,126 undergraduates at Huntington with 864 being full-time and 262 being part-time.

Huntington Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Huntington scored 50.92 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  50.92 out of 100
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How Much Does Huntington University Cost?

The overall average net price of Huntington is $19,938. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Huntington

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,116 $15,982 $16,508 $25,185 $25,406

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 Huntington, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Huntington, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $6,073 a year. That adds up to $24,292 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Huntington is 3.2%. 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 Huntington Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Huntington make around $36,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 9% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Huntington University make the most money.

Location of Huntington University

Huntington University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Huntington, Indiana. The surrounding location of Huntington is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Contact details for Huntington are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2303 College Ave, Huntington, IN 46750
Phone: 260-356-6000

Huntington University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 53 majors graduated from Huntington University. Of these students, 236 received undergraduate degrees and 82 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
Nursing 22 $48,400
Graphic Communications 20 NA
Business Administration & Management 15 NA
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 14 NA
Marketing 13 NA
Health & Physical Education 12 NA
Finance & Financial Management 9 NA
History 9 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 9 NA
General Psychology 9 NA

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

Online Learning at Huntington

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 260 students took at least one online class at Huntington University. This is an increase from the 249 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 260 129
2016-2017 249 142
2015-2016 254 81
2014-2015 181 133
2013-2014 57 56

Learn more about online learning at Huntington 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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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