Heritage College Denver

Heritage College Denver

Heritage College, which was established in Denver, Colorado in 1986, offers career focused education in healthcare through campuses across the United States in Denver, Colorado; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Kansas City, Missouri; Little Rock, Arkansas; and Wichita, Kansas. Non-college campuses called Heritage Institute are present in Manassas, Virginia; Jacksonville, Florida; and Fort Myers, Florida.

Heritage College, Denver campus, which is located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, offers courses in massage therapy, medical assisting, pharmacy technician, x-ray medical technician and esthetics among others. The courses are designed to prepare students for entry level positions in their respective fields. The Denver campus also offers online Structured Learning programs in massage therapy and Hospital and Health Services Management. These programs are primarily conducted online, but students are required to attend classes once a week.

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Contacting Heritage

Heritage College
12 Lakeside Ln
Denver , CO 80212
General Phone: (303) 477-7240

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Heritage Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology139medical assistant, pharmacy tech, allied health and medical assisting
Therapy and Counseling80massage therapy
Beauty and Cosmetology51aesthetician and skin care
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy38health and fitness

Number of programs and degrees for Heritage in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2794
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years293

Heritage Student Body

In 2007-2008, Heritage had a total enrollment of 663 students (1,061 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 6%
Hispanic 25%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 10%
20-21 15%
22-24 16%
25-29 21%
30-34 12%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 3%

Heritage Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %

Heritage Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Denver, Colorado for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Colorado Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Heritage Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Heritage participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2611000)

Heritage Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track614

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year6$39,68314$36,150
All faculty totalcalendar year6$39,68314$36,150

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Heritage Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Heritage Highlights

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What Sets Heritage Apart:

% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Heritage % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Heritage % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Heritage % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Heritage Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus library

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