Heidelberg, founded in 1850, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 110-acre campus is located in Tiffin, 45 miles southeast of Toledo. Several campus buildings are listed in the National Register of Historic Places; campus architecture includes Greek Revival, Victorian Gothic, modern English Gothic, and international styles.

Website: www.heidelberg.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,059
Undergraduate
Students
(46.1%) 488 Women
(53.9%) 571 Men
150
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 1,721 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
 
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.33
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$44,400
Tuition and Fees
$31,000
Room and Board
$10,400
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$28,018
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,872
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
58
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Tiffin Population
17,832
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Toledo, Cleveland, Columbus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
79% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Student Prince/The Berg
Sororities
22% of women participate
Fraternities
12% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
10.0% Black/African-American
3.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.1% White
3.9% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
39.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
91%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
23.5%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History   2
Academic Electives   3

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required June 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
310 East Market Street
City, State, Zip
Tiffin, OH 44883-2462
Phone
(419) 448-2330
Fax
(419) 448-2334
E-mail
adminfo@heidelberg.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
 
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
76% of 1,721 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
142 admitted students enrolled
Men
201 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.33
3.75 and Above
22%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
5%
Score of 24 - 29
30%
Score of 18 - 23
57%
Score of 12 - 17
8%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$44,400
Tuition and Fees
$31,000
Room and Board
$10,400
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
$1,500
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003048
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
322 (98.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
298 (91.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
298 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
46 (21.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$28,018
Need-Based Gift
Received by 298 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,047
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 297 (82.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,900
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 9.6% of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
32 (8.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,922

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
980 (97.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
900 (91.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
900 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
148 (30.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$27,083
Need-Based Gift
Received by 899 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,600
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 892 (94.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,325
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 15.5% of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
114 (13.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,552

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,872
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
778
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
95
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
244
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,000
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Psychology, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, nursing
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
58
Part-Time Faculty
66
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
37%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 33% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 59% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 22% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
428,939
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
125
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Tiffin Population
17,832
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Toledo, Cleveland, Columbus
Campus Size
115 acres

Weather

Temperature
14.9 average low in January, 79.8 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Findlay
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in Fostoria

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing
79% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
22%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Student Prince/The Berg
School Colors
Red, orange, and black

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
archery, badminton, football, golf, soccer, softball, table tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, alpha phi omega, berg events council, student senate, campus fellowship, black student union/world student union
Sororities
22% of women participate
Fraternities
12% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,059
Women
488 (46.1%)
Men
571 (53.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,041
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
10.0% Black/African-American
3.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.1% White
3.9% Unknown
International Students.
Not reported
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
150

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
39.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
47%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
49.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
91%
Average Starting Salary
91%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
23.5%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 2.5%
Law 4.5%
Theology 1%
Arts and Sciences 6%
Medicine 1%
Education 2%

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