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Huntington University is a private institution that was founded in 1897. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,134, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 170 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Huntington University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), 16. Its tuition and fees are $24,040 (2013-14).
Huntington University is a Christian school with a wooded, lakeside campus located in northeast Indiana. Students at Huntington can choose from more than 70 programs to study and dozens of clubs to join. There are several Greek-letter honors societies, along with student government and an activities board. About 70 percent of Huntington students volunteer in the community through the Friesen Center or serve abroad. Programs through Global Vision, a Christian mission group, include opportunities to volunteer in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Huntington career services include those in the Enterprise Resource Center, which connects students with internship and job opportunities, and the Career Development office, which hosts job fairs, speakers and employer interviews. For student athletes, there are opportunities in more than a dozen intramural sports and about 15 Foresters varsity teams, which compete in the Crossroads League of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
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Huntington University is a private, four-year, Christ-centered institution committed to developing the "whole person" by assisting students to understand all areas of human knowledge from the perspective of a Christian worldview. Each year, Huntington sends out hundreds of men and women with associate, bachelor's and master's degree to impact this world for Christ. Adult students are also offered the opportunity to further their education through our Professional Programs, offered through three locations and online. Small classes offer faculty the opportunity to get to know their students, and the entire campus community helps to nurture students toward success. Students are offered many opportunities to expand their education through internships, study abroad trips and even service opportunities. Tuition is affordable for students, and 90 percent of our students receive some sort of financial aid. We also offer a Loan Repayment Program that provides a safety net for graduates by reimbursing their loan payments based on their income. All incoming freshmen qualify. Huntington University is located in northeast Indiana only 20 miles from Fort Wayne, Indiana's second largest city.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||United Brethren in Christ|
When applying to Huntington University, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Huntington University is $20. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 97.3 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||97.3%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Huntington University is 13:1, and the school has 64.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Huntington University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Theology and Religious Vocations; and Visual and Performing Arts. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 75.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||50%|
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Huntington University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,134, with a gender distribution of 42.2 percent male students and 57.8 percent female students. At this school, 74 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 26 percent of students live off campus. Huntington University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Huntington University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Huntington University also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Huntington University, 77 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Huntington University.
|Students who have cars on campus||77%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Huntington University, 80.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $13,973.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$24,040 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,180 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data