U.S. News & World Report
Best Value School
No. 7 on the list of “best value” schools regionally. Placement on this list confirms that Heidelberg provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. The list considers the percentage of need-based financial aid and the average cost after financial aid is awarded.
No. 12 and a "top performer" on the Social Mobility list in the Midwest region. Social Mobility measures how well schools graduate students who receive federal Pell Grants.
Best Regional College
No. 18 in the top tier among best regional colleges in the Midwest. The U.S. News 2020 America’s Best Colleges report uses a set of weighted criteria, including outcomes (graduation and retention rates, social mobility, graduation rate performance), faculty resources, expert opinion, financial resources, student excellence and alumni giving, in ranking colleges and universities. The survey provides a thorough examination of how accredited four-year colleges and universities stack up on a series of 15 diverse measures of academic quality.
Best College for Jobs
No. 5 on a new list of Best Schools in Ohio for Jobs. The list represents the top Ohio universities most likely to help its graduates land a job. Zippia used data from College Scorecard Data and IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education data System) to identify Ohio colleges with the highest listed job placement ratings, looking specifically at employment levels at year 10 after students have graduated.