Private 4 Year

Heritage Christian University

Florence, Alabama

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Heritage Christian University overview
Location Florence, Alabama
Online hcu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Heritage Christian University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Heritage Christian University, located in Florence, Alabama, is a private institution that specializes in higher education rooted in Christian traditions and teachings. Established in 1968, the university operates with a focused mission on developing effective communicators of the Christian faith. The campus offers a serene and intimate setting conducive to study and reflection, nestled in the northwest region of Alabama and within easy reach of the cultural and economic hubs of the Muscle Shoals metropolitan area. Heritage Christian University is recognized for its programs in biblical studies, ministry, and theological research. While the institution maintains a high level of accessibility, with a relatively inclusive acceptance policy, it emphasizes rigorous academic inquiry and practical application of scriptural knowledge. On-campus housing is available to students seeking an immersive college experience. Heritage Christian University, primarily academics-oriented, does not feature a significant emphasis on intercollegiate athletics.

Heritage Christian University has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  44 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 99 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $10,152 plus fees of $1,480.


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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Heritage Christian University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,480
Room and Board $6,540
Budget for Other Expenses$2,565
Total One Year Cost$21,737

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Heritage Christian University students
Subject Percent of Class
Theology and Religious Vvocations 100%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101453 IPEDS survey data for Heritage Christian University.

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