3240 Fort RoadToppenish, WA 98948 509-865-8508
http://www.heritage.edu 3w_Admissions@heritage.edu
About Heritage University
  • Year of Foundation 1982
  • Size of Campus 20 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor's, master's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 806
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 73%, 27%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $9,600
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 756
Heritage University is a private, nonprofit university governed by an independent Board of Directors, with its administrative offices in Toppenish, Washington. Heritage believes it is vital to the future of our world to reverse the historical underrepresentation in higher education and community leadership of some cultural and socioeconomic groups. Each student’s cultural background is viewed as an asset to the educational process. Learning with people from other cultures, ages, and backgrounds is a treasured feature of the Heritage experience.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 0
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) AISES(American Indian Sciences and Engineering Society); MECHA (Mexicano Estudiantil Chicano de Atzlan); Native American Club
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of honor societies Presidential Fellows, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows, Heritage University Honors Program
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Multicultural Spring Faire, Academic Convocation, Founders Day, Family Fair, Family Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of sororities 0
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Yakima (20)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Seattle--Tacoma (180), Yakima (20)
  • Distance to nearest train Pasco (70)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered No
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 100
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 400
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Library Facilities Donald K.C. North (rare books, local history, Sahaptin Language), Omak. WA (small collection), Small serials collection at Big Bend Community College (BBCC)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 50,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Museums Sahaptin Language Digital Recording Center; Experimental plant garden; Native plant garden; Greenhouse; Weather station and radiation monitor (Dept of Energy)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms
  • Number Of Subscriptions 15,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Yakima School District and many other Central Washington school districts, Yakama Nation, Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health, Farm Workers Clinic, Department of Social Health Services
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 7,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 85%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural