Heritage Christian University is a private bible college that has roots tracing back to 1871. It is located in Florence, Alabama, and has around 100 undergraduates. It offers an undergraduate major in Biblical Studies, and graduate-level degrees in Old Testament/ Hebrew Bible, Early Judaism and History of Bible Interpretation and Theology. It has both on-campus and online classes, allowing students to secure a degree in ministry in conjunction with commitments. Other student resources & activities include the Overton Memorial Library and volunteer opportunities. HCU, devoted exclusively to biblical studies, offers its students a flexible but thorough education.