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Heidelberg highly ranked by U.S. News
Heidelberg highly ranked by U.S. News

Sep 9, 2019

Heidelberg University is ranked among the top colleges and universities in two categories in U.S. News & World Report’s annual national survey. In the rankings released today, Heidelberg is listed No. 18 in the top tier among best regional colleges in the Midwest and No. 8 on the list of “best value” schools regionally. Placement on the “best value” 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.

City, county welcome international students
City, county welcome international students

Sep 6, 2019

The campuses of Heidelberg and Tiffin University are a virtual melting pot, hosting a combined 250 international students this academic year. Thursday night, the students – along with administrators and staff from both universities and community representatives – gathered in downtown Tiffin for the “Tiffin Welcomes the World” event. 

Presidents Rob Huntington and Lillian Schumacher were among those on hand to meet the international students.

Tiffin ranked 16th safest Ohio city
Tiffin ranked 16th safest Ohio city

Sep 5, 2019

A recent survey from Backgroundchecks.org indicates that the city of Tiffin is among the Top 100 Safest Cities in Ohio. In a news release, it’s been revealed that Tiffin ranks No. 16 on the list, based on FBI crime statistics and law enforcement employment numbers per 1,000 residents.

As a long-time partner in community affairs with a shared goal of safety for all, Heidelberg is pleased with this news because it means students and all members of the campus community live and work in a safe place.

Alum, trustee honored for stellar career, life of service
Alum, trustee honored for stellar career, life of service

Sep 4, 2019

Following his graduation from Heidelberg in 1963, Ernest Estep headed for The Ohio State University College of Medicine. M.D. degree in hand four years later, he ultimately returned to the Akron area to begin what would become a distinguished career as an obstetrician and gynecologist.

Now retired from Summa Health, Ernie was recently recognized not only for his career accomplishments but for a lifetime of achievement far beyond his medical practice.

Class of 2023 by the numbers
Class of 2023 by the numbers

Sep 4, 2019

Heidelberg has welcomed 362 new students to campus this fall. This includes 333 first-time, first-year students and 29 transfer students. According to President Rob Huntington, who officially welcomed the Class of 2023 with the campus community during Opening Convocation, they bring a wealth of talent, energy, diversity and accomplishments.

A deeper dive into the demographics of the class reveal some interesting statistics about their makeup:

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