Herzing University-Birmingham

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School Overview

Herzing University offers vocational training programs in public safety, graphic design, healthcare, business management, and technology. This school has been around since 1965. Since then, it has expanded to 12 campuses in 8 states. Herzing University now offers an online school known as Herzing University Online. Students at Herzing University receive personalized attention from instructors and other faculty members.

Courses at Herzing University are interactive and lively. University administrators ensure class sizes remain small, and they constantly evaluate instruction to make sure it’s relevant and high quality.

General Information

280 West Valley Ave, Birmingham, AL 35209

General Phone:(205) 916-2800
Website URL:www.herzing.edu/birmingham
Type of Institution:4-year private for-profit
Awards Offered:1 year certificate
AA/AS degree
BA/BS degree
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:295 (295 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:31 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $9,240 $9,660 $10,220 $10,933 +6.98%
Books and Supplies $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $9,240 $9,660 $10,220 $10,933 +6.98%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 94 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 76 81% $313,353 $4,123
• Federal grants 73 78% $308,828 $4,231
• Pell grants 73 78% $276,867 $3,793
• Other federal grants 29 31% $31,961 $1,102
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 10 11% $4,525 $453
Student loan financial aid 91 97% $1,046,855 $11,504
• Federal student loans 91 97% $1,045,730 $11,492
• Other student loans 1 1% $1,125 $1,125

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 25 92 46
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 16 13
Accounting 1
Business Administration and Management 15 13
Computing and Information Sciences
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology
Engineering Technology 8
Telecommunications Technology/technician 8
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 70 46
Medical Insurance Specialist/medical Biller 5
Medical/clinical Assistant 1
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other 46
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 64
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 9 1
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 9 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.
**Data based on 2008-2013 National Center for Education Statistics IPEDS database.

Herzing University-Birmingham Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(205) 916-2800
Website:www.herzing.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:www.herzing.edu/
Address:280 West Valley Ave, Birmingham, AL 35209
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:499
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):22%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:329 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$13,390
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,390
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,659

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Herzing University-Birmingham Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Herzing University-Birmingham.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1231
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services122
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields12
Health Professions and Related Programs5621
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Legal Professions and Studies11
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total815112

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Herzing University-Birmingham.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1231
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services122
Health Professions and Related Programs2421
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Legal Professions and Studies11
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total411112

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Herzing University-Birmingham and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,390
Out-of-state$13,390
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,390
Out-of-state$11,390

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid2292%
Grant or scholarship aid2188%$5,659
Student loan aid1979%$6,171

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid25771%$4,409
Federal student loans25571%$7,592

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Herzing University-Birmingham. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Herzing University-Birmingham students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants792950
Percent admitted100%100%96%
Percent admitted who enrolled82%90%78%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Herzing University-Birmingham Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment499
Undergraduate enrollment482
Graduate enrollment17

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Herzing University-Birmingham Accreditation

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    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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