Highlands College is a biblical higher education institution that exists to supply the Church with leaders of competence, character, and spiritual maturity, holistically trained to lead lives of eternal impact by fulfilling the Great Commission.
Our vision is to create a ministry academy model, applying leading-edge methods in world-class facilities, where students graduate debt-free – educated, equipped, and empowered to expand the Kingdom of God in a complex and changing world.
Our graduates are known for their commitment to…

 

  • The Authority Of Scripture. as evidenced by the knowledge, interpretation, and integration of the Scripture, and the possession of a biblical worldview.
  • The Pursuit Of A Christ-Centered Life, as evidenced by a personal devotional life with God,  godly character, a healthy, active lifestyle, and an investment in life-giving relationships.
  • The Passion of Life-Long Learning, as evidenced by the intentional pursuit of truth, and creative problem solving.
  • The Calling Of Ministry Leadership, as evidenced by the discovery of and devotion to personal calling, and the development of leadership and vocational skills.
  • The Advancement Of The Kingdom, as evidenced by service to the local and the global church, stewardship of time and resources, and commitment to finishing well.
  • The Calling Of Ministry Leadership, as evidenced by the discovery of and devotion to personal calling, and the development of leadership and vocational skills.
Our relational, Holy Spirit-infused, holistic approach to ministry leadership education, training, and development is proving effective.
Success Numbers
Graduation Rate
73%

Incoming Class of 2018 

Retention Rate
81%

Fall of 2021

Recent Graduates Employed in Ministry, Pursuing Further Education, or Serving in Ministry
89%

Survey Response of 633 Graduates

Overall Satisfaction
84 %
HIGHLANDS COLLEGE
70 %
ABHE SCHOOLS
65 %
2-YEAR COMMUNITY COLLEGE

All surveys (Highlands College, ABHE schools, and 2-year Community Colleges) are averaged over the past 4 years.

 

89% of our students say that if they had to do it over, they would probably or definitely re-enroll at Highlands College.

The demand for ministry leaders that are theologically and practically trained beckoned the need for life-giving ministry training continues to strengthen and perpetuate Highlands College into the future. 

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“We’ll never stop championing the destiny that God has placed inside our students.”

 – Mark Pettus –
Highlands College President –

A Brief History of Highlands College

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