Heritage Christian University

country rank  1711
world rank  7434

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Heritage Christian University is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Florence (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Alabama. Officially accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation, Heritage Christian University (HCU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. Heritage Christian University (HCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym HCU
Founded 1971

University Location

Address 3625 Helton Drive
Florence
35630-9977 Alabama
United States
Tel +1 (256) 766 6610
Fax +1 (256) 766 7887

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 3625 Helton Drive, PO Box HCU
Florence 35630
(256) 766 6610
800 367 3565

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Restorationist Christian-Restorationist Church of Christ - www.church-of-christ.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions
2000 Classification Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Heritage Christian University's Library
Heritage Christian University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 33,094 physical volumes and 32,355 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Heritage Christian University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 35 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Academic Structure

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