Huntington University

Huntington University

Huntington University is a private, four-year, liberal arts college located in Huntington, Indiana. Huntington University is a Christian university that was established in 1897. The university offers adult education programs as well as graduate and undergraduate majors in diverse fields of study, including business, music, communication, arts, digital media arts, computer science, sociology and biblical studies. Off-campus and international learning programs are also available through the Huntington University.

Huntington University competes in the Mid-Central College Conference. The university is also a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. The athletic teams of the university are nicknamed the Foresters, and participate in sports like baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, volleyball, softball and track & field.

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Contacting Huntington

Huntington University
2303 College Ave
Huntington , IN 46750
General Phone: (260) 356-6000

Huntington Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management55business management, non-profit management, accounting, small business operations, finance
Religion and Philosophy43philosophy, religion, bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, religious music, theology, pastoral counseling, youth ministry, ...
Education and Teaching41curriculum and instruction, special ed, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, art education, business teaching, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, ...
Media17communication studies, journalism, radio and television, digital communications, public relations
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10parks and recreation studies, sports and fitness management, exercise science, recreation and leisure studies
Liberal Arts9English, political science, sociology, history
Science8biology, chemistry
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science
Therapy and Counseling7psychology
Drama and Performing Arts5drama, theatre design
Music3music performance, music management
Family and Social Work3social work
Art Studies0art studies
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art, film studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree18952
Master's degree145
Postbaccalaureate certificate11
Associate's degree101

Huntington Student Body

In 2007-2008, Huntington had a total enrollment of 1,148 students (1,024 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 88%
Graduate 12%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 95%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 33%
20-21 32%
22-24 9%
25-29 5%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Huntington Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %
Part-Time 67 %

Huntington Room and Board (2007)

Huntington offers campus housing for 825 of its 1,024 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Huntington Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal450580
SAT Math450590
ACT Verbal2027
ACT Math1826
ACT Composite2027

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT67%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT61%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Huntington Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,300
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,300
Room and board $ 6,940
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 1,250

Financial Aid:
Huntington participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 180300)

Huntington Faculty

Huntington has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year14$66,5956$61,888
Associate professoracademic year12$53,4676$54,275
Assistant professoracademic year13$45,2505$44,392
Instructoracademic year1*3$40,450
All faculty totalacademic year40$55,04420$52,014

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

Huntington Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Mid-Central College Conference
Baseball Mid-Central College Conference
Track Mid-Central College Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports192948

Huntington Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
Finance, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Political Science and Government, General

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Music Management and Merchandising
Music Performance, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art
Film/Cinema Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies
Youth Ministry

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Huntington Apart:

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Top 7%Huntington Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 10%Huntington % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in drama and performing arts
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Top 11%Huntington % of degrees in drama and performing arts
Number of students
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% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 14%Huntington % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 17%Huntington % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% students on athletic fin. aid
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Top 17%Huntington % students on athletic fin. aid
Number of degree programs
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Top 17%Huntington Number of degree programs
% of degrees in music
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Top 17%Huntington % of degrees in music

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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