#13 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

Huntington University

Huntington, Indiana

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Huntington University overview
Location Huntington, Indiana
Online huntington.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation United Brethren Church
Huntington University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Huntington University, located in the small town of Huntington, Indiana, is a private Christian liberal arts institution founded in 1897. The college's proximity to Fort Wayne offers students a connection to a larger urban area within a 30-mile drive. Characterized by a scenic campus, the university features a range of undergraduate, graduate, and online programs, with a particular emphasis on education, nursing, and business administration. Huntington maintains a moderately selective admissions process. The university provides a residential experience with campus housing options for students. Architecturally, the campus's notable buildings combine modern and historic styles, reflecting the institution's blend of tradition and contemporary education. While Huntington University does offer intercollegiate athletics, competing as the Foresters, it does not particularly emphasize athletics as a defining aspect of campus life.

In the most recent statistical year 1,098 prospective students applied, and 851 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 272 enrolled in the school.  1,025 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 447 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $27,914 plus fees of $916. Huntington University is ranked 592 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Huntington University is rated within the top 50% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Huntington University overview
SAT 970/1210
ACT 18/26
GPA 3.6

Applications Accepted

Huntington University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Huntington University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$916
Room and Board $9,500
Budget for Other Expenses$2,474
Total One Year Cost$41,804

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$36,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

62% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Huntington University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 15%
Education 12%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%
Communications Technology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=150941 IPEDS survey data for Huntington University.

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