As its name suggests, Heidelberg University has a strong connection with its German roots, even 160 years after it was founded. When the school opened in 1850 by the German Reformed Church, it sought to provide an education and student living for the large number of German immigrants near Tiffin, Ohio, where it is still centered. While the school's first class only graduated five students, the college has blossomed into a lively liberal arts college that retains ties to its European origins. The school's Junior Year abroad program at Heidelberg University in Heidelberg, Germany, is the oldest exchange program between an American and German University. Many students elect to rent a college apartment in Tiffin, where they can enjoy the benefits of a strong liberal arts education, as well as a unique college town.
Academically, those in Heidelberg University student housing may choose from 36 undergraduate disciplines, four graduate programs, 16 minors and 13 pre-professional programs. The school is home to a unique Honors Program, The Life of the Mind, that focuses study on the artist, the citizen, the scholar and the scientist. These distinctions have helped the school gain a ranking among the Midwest's top colleges for more than 20 years, according to the U.S. News and World Report.
Heidelberg University's campus sits within a half mile of downtown Tiffin, making off campus housing available and attractive to many students. Located on the city's east side, on College Hill, many college apartments are located near the banks of the Sandusky River, near the popular hubs of East Perry and East Market Streets. In this area of town, students can find the Ritz Theater for music or comedy, as well as local eateries like Reino's Pizza and Pasta.
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