Heritage College Kansas City

Overview of Heritage College Kansas City

Kansas City, MO is home to Heritage. Kansas City is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Heritage go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in therapy and counseling.

Heritage Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Student Body

The school has 699 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"HeritageƆs mission is to teach people to change their lives by preparing students for entry-level careers in the allied health, wellness, and beauty professions."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Heritage

Heritage College
1200 E 104th St.
Kansas City , MO 64131
General Phone: (816) 942-5474

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Heritage Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling167massage therapy
Medical Support and Technology133medical assistant, pharmacy tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy30health and fitness

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2903
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years403

Heritage Student Body

In 2007-2008, Heritage had a total enrollment of 699 students (1,148 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 65%
Black 29%
Hispanic 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 11%
20-21 18%
22-24 22%
25-29 20%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Heritage Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %

Heritage Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Kansas City, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri 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 2611004)

Heritage Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track68

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year6$36,9108$36,910
All faculty totalcalendar year6$36,9108$36,910

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

Heritage Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
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 therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Heritage % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Heritage Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Heritage Female % of student body

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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