COVID-19 Response:

The Heidelberg University campus is closed in response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic. Classes are being taught through remote learning. Essential work is continuing as needed. Offices and departments can be contacted through email or phone calls. Read more information about the campus response to COVID-19. 

Fast Facts

Heidelberg at a Glance

  • Founded in 1850
  • Four-year private institution that combines liberal arts and professional preparation. 
  • Affiliated with the United Church of Christ. 
  • Active alumni base of over 18,000
  • Led by President Robert H. Huntington, Ed.D. 
  • Nickname: Student Princes
  • Mascot: Siggy
  • Colors: Orange, Red, and Black

Campus and Location

  • Tiffin, Ohio (population 18,000)
  • 125-acre campus
  • Less than a 2 hour drive from Cleveland, Columbus, and Toledo. 

Student Body

  • 1054 undergraduate students
  • 132 graduate students
  • 52% men; 48% women
  • International students and domestic students of color: 20%
  • Students from 30 states

Academics

  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1
  • Average Class Size: 17
  • Majors, Minors, Pre-Professional programs: 74
  • Faculty with the highest degree in their field: 83%
  • Honors Program Students: 15%

Costs and Aid

  • Tuition: $30,400
  • Room and Board: $10,400
  • Fees: $600
  • Students receiving scholarships and aid: 99%
  • First year students earning academic scholarships: 85%

Student Life

  • Students living on campus: 84%
  • Student organizations: 70+
  • Students involved in extra-curricular activities: 92%
  • 7 residence halls with a variety of styles - traditional, suite, pods, apartments. 

Athletics

  • Varsity teams: 20
  • Ohio Athletic Conference
  • NCAA Division III
  • Intramural Sports: 15
  • Students involved in either varsity athletics or intramurals: Over 60%

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