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, GA 31308

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. 

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Facts by the Numbers

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5,750,000
2,000,000

Enrollment/Retention/Graduation:

Fall 2021 Headcount (total number of students)
Fall 2021 Percent of full-time students (full-time students divided by total number of students)
Fall 2021 Tuition (cost per credit)
Fall 2021 Percent of students receiving financial assistance (e.g., scholarships, work-study)
Fall 2021 Retention Rate (returning students divided by number of potential returning students)
Fall 2021 Percent of students who completed their bachelor program within 150% of full-time studies (e.g., for bachelor students, the number of graduates during the previous six years divided by the number of students who began their bachelor's six years ago)

4,500,000
5,750,000
2,000,000

Enrollment/Retention/Graduation

32
100%
$112.50
72%
80%
92%

4,500,000
5,750,000
2,000,000

Bachelor's of Biblical Studies
Bachelor's in Education
Certificate in Christian Foundations

4,500,000
5,750,000
2,000,000

Academic Programs:

16%
37%
46%

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.

4,500,000
5,750,000
2,000,000

Full time
Part time
Master's Degree
Terminal Degrees (Ed.S., PhD, Doctorate)

4,500,000
5,750,000
2,000,000

Faculty Profile:

2
10
67%
33%

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

4,500,000
5,750,000
2,000,000

Biblical Worldview Questionnaire (average value added freshman to senior year)
Education Capstone Portfolio Data (average value added from practicums)
ABHE Bible Exam Data (average value added freshman to senior year)

4,500,000
5,750,000
2,000,000

Student Assessment Data:

10.9%
5.5%
10.1%

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.

4,500,000
5,750,000
2,000,000

Physical volumes
Electronic volumes
Off campus volumes (Lane Library)

4,500,000
5,750,000
2,000,000

Library:

13,000
3,000
200,000

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Placement of Alumni Three Years After Graduating:

60% of three-year alumni continue their studies with a higher degree

40% of three-year alumni have paid positions in their field of study

40% of three-year alumni have found volunteer positions in their field of study

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.

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