International Tuition & Fees

Courses typically begin in late August and conclude in early May. U.S. visa regulations require students to submit documented evidence of the amount of financial support that will be available from personal resources as well as any additional resource. The Ambassador Scholarship may be available to undergraduate students to help with costs.

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

2018 – 2019 Direct Charges
Tuition $30,400
Room & Board $10,400
Technology Fee $600
Total Direct Charges $41,400

Graduate Tuition & Fees

2018 – 2019 Graduate Direct Charges
Program Master of Art is Counseling (MAC) Master of Arts in Education (MAE) Master of Business Administration (MBA) Master of Music Education (MME)
Tuition $550 per credit hour $550 per credit hour $10,500 per semester $500 per credit hour
Total Program Hours 50 - School
60 - Clinical
33 36 30
Total Tuition Cost $26,400 - School
$33,00 - Clinical
$18,150 $31,500 $16,500
Room & Board $10,400 $10,400 $10,400 $10,400
Mandatory Health Insurance (est.): $1,485 $1,485 $1,485 $1,485
Total Direct Charges $38,285 or $44,885 $30,035 $43,385 $28,385

Undergraduate & Graduate Expenses

Estimated Expenses
Books $1,500
Personal & Travel $1,500

Financial Aid & Scholarship Programs

Federal financial aid is not available to international applicants, but Heidelberg offers two scholarship opportunities to qualified international applicants. Candidates are notified of their scholarship award in their letter of acceptance.

Undergraduate International Ambassador Scholarship

The Ambassador Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for undergraduate international students. Award is determined after all admission requirements have been received.  The remaining amount of tuition and fees must be paid in full by the student or sponsor.

Secondary / High School GPA Amount
>/= 3.5* $16,000 yearly
3.0 GPA for renewal
3.0-3.49 $15,000 yearly
3.0 GPA for renewal
2.7-2.99 $14,000 yearly
2.75 GPA for renewal
2.5-2.69 $12,000 yearly
2.5 GPA for renewal

* Scholar’s Day Awards

Students with grade point averages of 3.5 or above, and who have exceptional English language skills may qualify for competing in our Scholar's Day for higher scholarship awards. ALL admission materials must be submitted by December 1 and English proficiency meets one of the criteria below. The Scholars Day competition is by invitation only, contact the Office of Admission for more information.

• TOEFL (PBT) = 640-677
• TOEFL (iBT) = 110-120
​• IELTS = 8-9
• ELS = Level 112
• Undergraduate language of instruction was in English
• From an English speaking country

PlusOneAdvantage®

Heidelberg's PlusOneAdvantage® Tuition-Free MBA program offers all students the opportunity to add value to their undergraduate education by adding a Master of Business Administration degree. Business skills help all majors stand out and become more marketable in their own career path. Any student​ who completes a bachelor’s degree (in any major) at Heidelberg in four years with at least a 3.0 GPA will be eligible to stay and earn a MBA tuition-free.

MBA Scholarships 

MBA applicants pursuing the full-time, one year program may receive an MBA departmental scholarship based on undergraduate final cumulative grade point average (GPA).

MBA Departmental Scholarship Amounts
Undergraduate Cumulative GPA Scholarship Amount
3.91 and above $6,000
3.75-3.90 $4,000
3.50-3.74 $2,000

Employment Opportunities

F-1 international students may not work off-campus during the first academic year, but may accept on-campus employment subject to certain conditions and restrictions. There are various programs available for F-1 students to seek off-campus employment after the first academic year. F-1 students may engage in three types of off-campus employment after they have been studying for one academic year; these include:

  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
  • Optional Practical Training (OPT) (pre-completion or post-completion)
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Optional Practical Training Extension (OPT)

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If you have any questions concerning international student admission or are having difficulty obtaining any of the documentation or requirements, please contact us at:

Email: international@heidelberg.edu
Skype: HU_international
Phone: (cc: 1) 419-448-2330
Fax: (cc: 1) 419-448-2565

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