Heritage Quick Facts

Institutional Type:

The institution is a private, independent, not-for-profit institution incorporated in the State of Georgia as Heritage Seminary, Inc., and operates as Heritage Seminary / Heritage Bible College. The institution is registered as a 501(c)(3) corporation with the State of Georgia and it meets the religious exemption requirements of the Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission of the State of Georgia.

Established:

January 2014

Campus Location:

474 Little Neck Road, Savannah, Georgia

Purpose:

The mission of Heritage is to equip students with professional competence, academic distinction, and an informed Biblical worldview so that they will be set apart as people whose experience is Pentecostal, whose standard is holiness, and whose goal is excellence in all things for the Glory of God.

Religious Exemption Status:

Heritage Bible College has received religious exemption status which grants Heritage Bible College the permission to offer Baccalaureate degrees. The Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (NPEC) was created in 1990. The primary purpose for NPEC is to ensure that each authorized Seminary or school is educationally sound and financially stable. Specifically, NPEC works to 1) assure prospective and enrolled students that the program of study and supporting elements of, the institutions meet minimum standards, 2) assure prospective employers that graduates have acquired appropriate job skills, 3) assure the general public, federal agencies, and other state agencies that programs meet minimum standards.

The Commission administers the Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions Act of 1990 by providing standards, procedures, and evaluation for the oversight of postsecondary institutions. The staff reviews and authorizes each Seminary or school annually, provides consumer information and protection, resolves student complaints, manages institution closures and resulting student records, prepares required publications and grants exemptions as applicable. The staff also develops new and/or revised standards, procedures, regulations and schedules in response to changing laws, needs and circumstances. http://www.gnpec.org/MainMenu.asp  

ABHE Affiliation:

Heritage Bible College has received applicant status with the Association for Biblical Higher Education. As such, it participates in and contributes to collegial and professional development activities of the Association. 

Enrollment/Retention/Graduation:

Academic Programs:

Heritage Bible College offers two (2) undergraduate degree programs. Students may learn in classes offered in a traditional on-campus setting. Two terms make up each academic year: fall and spring. Below is a summary of percentage enrolled in each program.

Faculty Profile:

Fall 2021 data concerning number of full-time and part-time teaching faculty and degrees.

Total Number: 12

  • Full time: 2

  • Part time: 10

  • Master's Degrees: 67%

  • Terminal Degrees (Ed.S., PhD, Doctorate): 33%

Placement of Alumni Three Years After Graduating:

Heritage collects data from alumni of bachelor programs to determine their placement within three years of graduating.

Student Assessment Data:

Heritage performs student learning assessment to evaluate student educational development. Results provide the average value added to test scores from beginning to end of this exercise.

Student Satisfaction Data:

Heritage collects data on annual Student Life Survey regarding students satisfaction with various areas. Results are based on 5.0 Likert scale with 4.0 being the desired result.

Library:

Physical volumes: 13,000

Electronic volumes: 3,000

Off Campus Volumes (Lane Library): 200,000