Heritage University

Toppenish, WA 98948

Heritage University is a private, not for profit institution, located in Toppenish, Washington. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Heritage University has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Heritage University's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $19,032 and fees $90. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $19,032 and $90 respectively.


Campus LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio7:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN

    The Heritage College Nursing Program is intended to prepare students with a range of nursing qualifications from entry level to advance degrees.

    The curriculum combined theoretical in class instruction with practical clinical experience and opportunities for involvement in the local community.

    Admission Requirements

    • A student who has met graduation requirements from an accredited high school is eligible for admission.
    • Heritage University also admits students who have successfully completed testing requirements for a GED.
    • the college recommends that prospective students complete three years of English, three years of history, one year of laboratory science, two years of mathematics, and four years of other academic subjects such as language, social science, etc.

    The following academic tracks are on offer at heritage:

    1. Practical Nursing Certificate: Students enrolled in this program are offered the same nursing coursework as the Associate Degree in Nursing. Students who wish to continue to earn an ASN degree will be required to complete all General Education requirements.  Graduates in from the program are eligible to sit for the National Council Examination to be licensed as a practical nurse.
    2. PN Associate of Science: Students enrolled in this program will be offered a combination of Practical Nursing with prerequisite courses. This track offers students the chance to practice as LPN’s before going on to pursue further nursing education. Graduates are licensed by the National Council of Licensure
    3. LPN-RN: This track offers licensed Practical Nurses to upgrade their qualification

    Students accepted in to any of the nursing options will have to submit proof of a current physical exam, CPR certification for health care providers, drug screening, criminal background check and other requirements. 

    Students who successfully complete the required PN and concurrent course work are eligible to take the State Board Practical Nursing Examination leading to licensure as a practical nurse (LPN). Students that have their LPN are then able to apply for the LPN to RN ADN Bridge Program.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 0
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 4
Pre-Nursing Studies Associate's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 0
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Associate's degree 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Heritage University

Walla Walla University
98.44 miles away
Pacific Lutheran University
110.6 miles away
Concordia University-Portland
121.14 miles away
Northwest University
122.45 miles away
Saint Martin's University
123.57 miles away
Seattle University
124.44 miles away
University of Portland
124.83 miles away
Linfield College-School of Nursing
124.87 miles away
Seattle Pacific University
127.75 miles away
George Fox University
144.12 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
06/01/1986 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$10,312
30k to 48k$8,962
48k to 75k$8,158
75k to 110k$7,842
Over 110k$10,538
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $793.00 $793.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $770.00 $770.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Heritage University
3240 Fort Rd
Toppenish, WA 98948

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