Huntington University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Huntington University
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Huntington University Admissions Overview:

Huntington University is not a highly selective school; 89% of applicants were admitted in 2016. Students will need to submit an application to the school online, along with scores from the SAT or ACT. Huntington accepts scores from both tests equally, with no preference for one over the other. Check the school's website for additional required materials. Since the school accepts applications on a rolling basis, there are no deadlines, and interested students can apply at any point during the year.

For more information, feel free to contact the admissions office, or stop by the campus for a tour.

Admissions Data (2016):

Huntington University Description:

Located on a 160-acre park-like campus in Huntington, Indiana, Huntington University is a small, private, Christ-centered university affiliated with the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. Fort Wayne is a little over half an hour away. The school has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and Huntington frequently ranks well among colleges in the Midwest. Professional fields such as business and education are popular among undergraduates. The university places great emphasis on service, volunteerism, and spiritual growth.

There are a number of student-led clubs and activities, from academic groups to performing arts ensembles to religious clubs. In athletics, the Huntington University Foresters compete in the NAIA Mid-Central Conference (MCC). Popular sports include basketball, track and field, soccer, volleyball, bowling, and tennis.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,295 (996 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female
  • 87% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $25,400
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,456
  • Other Expenses: $2,300
  • Total Cost: $37,156

Huntington University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 70%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,724
    • Loans: $9,133

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Educational Ministries, Elementary Education, Psychology, Recreation Management, Social Work, Youth Ministry

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 15%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 55%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 65%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Soccer, Track and Field, Basketball, Bowling, Tennis, Golf, Cross Country, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Cross Country, Soccer, Basketball, Bowling, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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