About HU

Heritage University empowers a multi-cultural and inclusive student body to overcome the social, cultural, economic and geographic barriers that limit access to higher education.

Heritage University is accredited by:

  • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Lab Sciences
  • Professional Educator Standards Board
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Washington State Nursing Quality Assurance Commission
  • Council on Social Work Education
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Our students will experience:

  • Knowledge of the Physical World and Human Cultures
  • Intellectual and Practical Skills
  • Personal and Social Responsibility
  • Integrative and Applied Learning

Andrew Sund, Ph.D.

Our President’s Welcome

Heritage president Andrew Sund, Ph.D.


On taking steps toward building your future through education. As a Heritage student, you join thousands of others who have helped to shape this institution and who have transformed their lives through their Heritage experiences.

Our Board of Directors

Heritage University is governed by a Board of Directors made up of community leaders from the Yakima Valley and across the United States. The Directors generously volunteer their time and resources to ensure the success of Heritage projects and initiatives.

Provost & VP for Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs advances the mission of the University by providing leadership in academic affairs, upholding academic excellence and promoting the intellectual growth of Heritage’s diverse faculty and student body.

Employment Opportunities

At Heritage, we’re dedicated to creating a diverse and welcoming work environment. Below is a list of our current vacant positions. For more information, please contact the Human Resources office.