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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

Headcount (total number of students)
Full Time Students
Tuition (cost per credit)
Percent of students receiving financial assistance (e.g., scholarships, work-study)
Retention Rate (returning students divided by number of potential returning students)
Percent of Male students
Percent of Female students
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

43
43
$118.75
98%
72%

42%
58%
44%

2020       2021       2022

28
28
$112.50
56%
87%

36%
64%
N/A

32
32
$112.50
72%
80%

41%
59%
60%

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5,750,000
2,000,000

Three-year alumni who have enrolled in a graduate degree program
Three-year alumni who have positions relating to their field of study (paid or unpaid) Note: since all students are receiving a Biblical education, a ministerial position of any kind satisfies this requirement.

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

Placement of alumni three years after graduating:
(Source – research concerning alumni placement.)

44%
89%

2020       2021       2022

66%
66%

60%
80%

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5,750,000
2,000,000

Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Pastoral Ministry (formerly known as Bachelor of Biblical Studies)
Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Education (formerly known as Bachelor’s in Education)
Certificate in Christian Foundations

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

Enrollment in Academic Programs:

14%

30%

56%

2020       2021       2022

25%

46%

29%

16%

37%

46%

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5,750,000
2,000,000

Full Time
Part Time
Master's Degree (Percent)
Terminal Degree (Percent)

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

Faculty Profile

2
10
67%
33%

2020       2021       2022

2
8
60%
40%

2
10
67%
33%

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

Physical Volumes
Electronic Volumes
Off Campus Volumes

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

Library

12,074
18,800
870,000

2020       2021       2022

10,278
3,000
870,000

11,779
3,000
870,000

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

2022 Annual Assessment and Planning Summary
2021 Annual Assessment and Planning Summary


Certificate in Christian Foundations
(Scheduled for review in 2024.)

Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Pastoral Ministry (formerly known as Bachelor of Biblical Studies)
(Scheduled for review in 2023.)

Bachelor of Biblical Studies in Education (formerly known as Bachelor in Education)
(Scheduled for review in 2023.)

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

Student Assessment Data
of Programs:

Note – Heritage’s assessment program is in its infancy so some data may be unavailable. Please click below for annual summaries of assessments that have been completed.

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

General Studies Department
(Scheduled for review in 2024.)

Biblical Studies Department
The Biblical Studies Department was reviewed as part of Year 1 of the Assessment Plan in 2022. Summary can be found
here.

Professional Studies Department
(Scheduled for review in 2023.)

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

Student Assessment Data
of Departments:

Note – Heritage’s assessment program is in its infancy so some data may be unavailable. Please click below for annual summaries of assessments that have been completed.

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

Institutional Goal #1: Discover talents, gifts, and calling to personally invest in building God's
kingdom. 

Institutional Goal #1 was assessed as a part of Year 1 of the assessment cycle in 2022. Results from this review are provided here.

Institutional Goal #2: Model a distinct worldview empowered by the Spirit in demonstrating a
righteous lifestyle. 

(Scheduled for review in 2023.)

Institutional Goal #3: Demonstrate mastery knowledge and competency by applying wisdom to God's calling in ministry. 
(Scheduled for review in 2024.)

​Institutional Goal #4: Grow through observing integrity modeled by relationships with institutional leadership.
(Scheduled for review in 2025.)

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

Student Assessment Data
of Institutional Goals:

Note – Heritage’s assessment program is in its infancy so some data may be unavailable. Please click below for annual summaries of assessments that have been completed.

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