Montpelier Resident Enrolled at Heidelberg University

heidlbg uHeidelberg University has enrolled a class of nearly 400 new and transfer students for the Fall 2013 academic year, ranking the incoming class as one of the largest in the university’s history.

Among the members of the Class of 2014 is Logan Bechstein of Montpelier, Ohio, who is majoring in Sport Management and Communication & Theatre Arts.

In all, 357 freshmen and 30 transfer students joined the Heidelberg community this fall. According to President Robert H. Huntington, the class brings a diverse set of experiences and backgrounds to the campus. Five percent are legacy families, 17 percent are from out of state, 18 percent are minority students and 22 percent are first-generation college students.

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Academically, 18 percent are Heidelberg scholars and the average GPA and ACT scores are higher, according to Huntington.

Founded in 1850, Heidelberg offers 32 majors, 30 minors and 10 pre-professional programs, awarding the bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of music degrees , as well as master’s degrees in education, counseling, business administration and music. Affiliated with the United Church of Christ, Heidelberg has been ranked for 26 consecutive years as one of the top colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. For more information visit the web site at



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