Heidelberg University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,100
2.3% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$21,192
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.44%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
74.8%
1,724 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,247
91.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
49.6%
171 Graduates

About

Heidelberg University is a higher education institution located in Seneca County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Heidelberg University were General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (23 degrees), and Sport & Fitness Management (22 degrees).

In 2019, 305 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Heidelberg University. 49.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (239 degrees), 8.24 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Heidelberg University is $31,100, which is $9,074 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Heidelberg University is $31,100, which is $9,074 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,192.

In 2019, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 83% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,100
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Heidelberg University was $31,100. The cost of tuition at Heidelberg University is $9,074 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$21,192
2019 Value
9.48%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Heidelberg University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,192. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Heidelberg University grew by 9.48%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,684
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Heidelberg University was of $7,684 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 1.32% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
83%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Heidelberg University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.02% with respect to 2018, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
7.44%
2017 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Heidelberg University was 7.44%, which represents 27 out of the 363 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Heidelberg University received 1,724 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.88% annual decline. Out of those 1,724 applicants, 1,290 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,247 students enrolled at Heidelberg University in 2019, and 25% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Heidelberg University has an overall enrollment yield of 25.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,290
Accepted Out of 1,724

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Heidelberg University was 74.8% (1,290 admissions from 1,724 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 73.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -1.88%, while admissions grew by 0.467%.

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SAT Scores

25%
Submission Percentage
83
Scores Submitted

25% of enrolled first-time students at Heidelberg University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Heidelberg University has a total enrollment of 1,247 students. The full-time enrollment at Heidelberg University is 1,137 students and the part-time enrollment is 110. This means that 91.2% of students enrolled at Heidelberg University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Heidelberg University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.1% White, 8.1% Black or African American, 3.69% Hispanic or Latino, 3.29% Two or More Races, 0.481% Asian, 0.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0802% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Heidelberg University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.1%), followed by White Male (38.3%) and Black or African American Male (7.09%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.8%), followed by White Male (34%) and Black or African American Male (3.19%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Heidelberg University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,247 students. The full-time enrollment at Heidelberg University is 1,137 and the part-time enrollment is 110. This means that 91.2% of students enrolled at Heidelberg University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Heidelberg University was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Heidelberg University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,011
  2. Black or African American
    101
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    46

The enrolled student population at Heidelberg University is 81.1% White, 8.1% Black or African American, 3.69% Hispanic or Latino, 3.29% Two or More Races, 0.481% Asian, 0.16% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0802% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 20 students (1.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 5 fewer women than men received degrees from Heidelberg University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Heidelberg University is white (239 degrees awarded). There were 8.24 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Heidelberg University is General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (23 degrees) and Sport & Fitness Management (22 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Heidelberg University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees awarded), History (7 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Heidelberg University are Physicians (418,353 people), Other managers (218,364 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (215,717 people), Postsecondary teachers (215,364 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (206,561 people).

The most specialized majors at Heidelberg University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees awarded), History (7 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Biology (25 degrees), and English (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Heidelberg University are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Heidelberg University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees awarded), History (7 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Biology (25 degrees), and English (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Heidelberg University are Elementary & secondary schools (546,256 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (524,403 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (506,062 people), Offices of physicians (226,778 people), and Legal services (172,206 people).

The most specialized majors at Heidelberg University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees awarded), History (7 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Biology (25 degrees), and English (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Heidelberg University.
Most Common
  1. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 22 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Heidelberg University was General Business Administration & Management with 45 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

155
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
150
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 155 degrees were awarded to men at Heidelberg University, which is 1.03 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (150).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Heidelberg University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.22 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 18 degrees were awarded to women at Heidelberg University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.31 times less than the 58 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 39% of students graduating from Heidelberg University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (67.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Heidelberg University is Female and White (67.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8.19% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    239 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    29 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Heidelberg University is white (239 degrees awarded). There were 8.24 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (29 degrees).

4.26% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    126 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    113 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Heidelberg University is white female (126 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (113 degrees).

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Operations

Heidelberg University has an endowment valued at nearly $52M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.46M (2.82%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Heidelberg University had a total salary expenditure of $36.7M. Heidelberg University employs 39 Assistant professors, 14 Professors, and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Heidelberg University are Male Assistant professors (20), Female Assistant professors(19), and Male Professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Heidelberg University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 49 employees, Service, with 34 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$52M
2019 Endowment
0.494%
decline from 2018

Heidelberg University has an endowment valued at about $52M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Heidelberg University declined 0.494% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.5M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $846k - Federal
  2. $416k - State
  3. $214k - Local

As of 2019, Heidelberg University received $846k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $416k from state grants and contracts, and $214k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.8M
2019 Salaries
19.3%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Heidelberg University paid a median of $14.8M in salaries, which represents 40.4% of their overall expenditure ($36.7M) and a 19.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.11% growth from 2017 and a 2.51% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.82M
Instructional Salaries
64
Number of Employees

In 2019, Heidelberg University paid a total of $3.82M to 64 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
39 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
49 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Heidelberg University were Assistant professor with 39 employees; Professor with 14 employees; and Professor with 8 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Heidelberg University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 49 employees; Service with 34 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Heidelberg University was Male Assistant professor with 20 employees, Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, and Male Professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Heidelberg University.

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