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IPEDS ID: 203085
OPE ID: 00304800
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Heidelberg University
310 E Market St, Tiffin, Ohio 44883-2462
General information:  (419) 448-2000
Website:  www.heidelberg.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Town: Distant
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,230 (1,098 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  13 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Religious Affiliation
United Church of Christ
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty6866
Instructional6264
Research and public service62
Total graduate assistants-1
Instructional-1
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees$24,580$26,180$27,480$28,5003.7%
Books and supplies$1,500$1,500$1,500$1,5000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$8,974$8,974$9,226$9,6004.1%
Other$1,500$1,500$1,500$1,5000.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$4,968$4,968$4,968$4,9680.0%
Other$1,500$1,500$1,500$1,5000.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$1,500$1,500$1,500$1,5000.0%
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
On Campus$36,554$38,154$39,706$41,1003.5%
Off Campus$32,548$34,148$35,448$36,4682.9%
Off Campus with Family$27,580$29,180$30,480$31,5003.3%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Tuition$9,000
Fees$25
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid1362100%————
Grant or scholarship aid362100%$6,590,115$18,205
Federal grants16445%$796,560$4,857
Pell grants16345%$708,007$4,344
Other federal grants16445%$88,553$540
State/local government grant or scholarships9727%$259,771$2,678
Institutional grants or scholarships35598%$5,533,784$15,588
Student loan aid35197%$2,781,022$7,923
Federal student loans35197%$2,175,723$6,199
Other student loans6017%$605,299$10,088
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,11899%$18,774,950$16,793
Pell grants49344%$1,922,670$3,900
Federal student loans1,05193%$7,405,280$7,046
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2012-20132013-20142014-2015
Average net price$20,415$20,217$20,685
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$17,988$14,337$16,951
$30,001 – $48,000$18,128$17,040$16,245
$48,001 – $75,000$19,597$20,685$20,399
$75,001 – $110,000$21,703$22,927$23,044
$110,001 and more$22,884$23,783$23,609
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment1,230
Undergraduate enrollment1,098
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment36
Graduate enrollment132
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 97%
Part-time: 3%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 52%
Female: 48%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 3%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 74%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 93%
25 and over: 7%
Age unknown: 1%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 80%
Out-of-state: 20%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 30%
Part-time: 70%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 70%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 30%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,147709438
Percent admitted79%75%85%
Percent admitted who enrolled30%30%30%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2015 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT3513%
ACT25995%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading460580
SAT Math490580
ACT Composite1925
ACT English1825
ACT Math1925
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 68%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 90 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 39%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 35%
6-year: 51%
8-year: 51%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 31%
6-year: 39%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2007 or Fall 2009
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 32%
Female: 48%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Asian: 20%
Black or African American: 20%
Hispanic/Latino: 31%
White: 44%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 34%
Non-resident alien: 33%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMaster
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry1-
Biology/Biological Sciences, General7-
Category total8-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting10-
Business Administration and Management, General249
Category total349
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General7-
Mass Communication/Media Studies1-
Public Relations/Image Management2-
Category total10-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General0-
Computer Science0-
Category total0-
Education
Biology Teacher Education0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-5
Curriculum and Instruction-6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching4-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs7-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs1-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1-
Health Teacher Education6-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching5-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Music Teacher Education38
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Physics Teacher Education0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education2-
Spanish Language Teacher Education1-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other-19
Category total3038
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General4-
Writing, General0-
Category total4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
German Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Category total2-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer4-
Health and Wellness, General4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General6-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor-11
Category total1411
History
History, General5-
Category total5-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration25-
Category total25-
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General0-
Category total0-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies2-
Category total2-
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science3-
Category total3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General3-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management8-
Category total11-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy1-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
Category total2-
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General2-
Physics, General0-
Category total2-
Psychology
Developmental and Child Psychology1-
Psychology, General14-
Category total15-
Social Sciences
Anthropology1-
Economics, General2-
Political Science and Government, General1-
Category total4-
Visual and Performing Arts
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General0-
Music Performance, General1-
Music, General4-
Category total5-
Grand total17658
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 7
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $12,824
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III (with football) MenWomen
Baseball50
Basketball2423
Football161
Golf168
Soccer2229
Softball22
Tennis1011
Track and Field, Indoor3525
Track and Field, Outdoor3825
Track and Field, X-Country2013
Volleyball22
Wrestling43
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1913 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1956 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools4/19/2011 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible12
Rape1
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery010
Aggravated assault000
Burglary393
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible11
Rape1
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary383
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate7.8%9.0%8.7%
Number in default394237
Number in repayment496464425
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)