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At Heidelberg we understand that as an international student, you have traveled thousands of miles to a new environment in search of a quality education and a multicultural community. You'll find exactly what you're looking for here. Allow us to show you why we're a great place to pursue your education far from home. We look forward to welcoming you.
Heidelberg University is located in Tiffin, Ohio, USA. We are a separate and distinct university from the Universitat Heidelberg in Germany, though we do share some exchange and study abroad programs with the university in Germany. Tiffin is a city on the rise, with a thriving economy led by a Heidelberg alum as mayor. You'll experience the comfort and convenience of a safe small town while benefiting from the personal relationships and networking potential a close-knit community can offer. Start a career, follow a passion, and create lasting friendships in a friendly supportive environment.
Academics and Campus
There are many reasons to choose Heidelberg University. You'll have options to combine majors and minors, unique professional experience through our HYPE Career Ready Program, and access to hands-on research opportunities, even the chance to earn a free MBA. Everyone here wants you to succeed, and you'll have the support of the entire campus community. Take a virtual tour of campus to hear more about our programs, people, and what you can expect from a Heidelberg education.
Services for International Students
Heidelberg provides many services to help smooth the transition for international students. The Office of International Affairs & Studies promotes intercultural understanding and global awareness through educational, social, and intercultural programming for all members of the university. The Office provides support services such as immigration and academic counseling to assist international students and scholars with their transition to Heidelberg University and the U.S. Our English Language Institute provides resources for students whose native language is not English.
The International Affairs Offices provides programs to help you transition and learn about American life such as:
• Host family program
• Annual international dinner
• Volunteering in the community
• Coffee hours
• Chinese Spring Festival potluck
How to Apply
International students must submit an application along with other materials, such as transcripts, English proficiency test scores and other documents to help us make an admission decision. International Heidelberg students must follow U.S. visa and immigration policies. The visa and immigration information is subject to change at any time. Please review the International Admission Requirements and let us know if you have any questions about the process.
Tuition & Aid Information
Full payment of first semester tuition, fees, room and board, and health insurance is mandatory prior to arrival on campus. Please review tuition, aid and payment options for more details.
Heidelberg University travels the world looking for motivated students to join our institution. Check back often to see where we will be heading next! If you would like to meet with our international admissions counselor while we're visiting your region, please use the contact information below to reach out to us.