Herzing University-Birmingham

Tel: (205)916-2800
309 students
Private, non-profit
The mission of Herzing College is to provide degree and diploma higher education programs of high quality that are designed to prepare a diverse student population to meet the needs of employers in technology, business, health care, design, and public safety. The career-oriented degree programs contain a complementary and integrated general education curriculum established to stimulate students’ intellectual growth, to contribute to their personal development, and to enhance their potential for career advancement. Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
School Highlights
Herzing University-Birmingham serves 309 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Herzing University-Birmingham is one of 6 community colleges within Jefferson County, AL.
The nearest community college is Virginia College-Birmingham (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
College Herzing University-Birmingham (AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public
Total Faculty 14 staff 70 staff

Student Body

The student population of 309 has declined by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has grown by 41% over five years.
Total Enrollment 309 students 1,398 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 12:1 28:1
# Full-Time Students 170 students 869 students
# Part-Time Students 139 students 676 students
# Undergraduate Students 170 students 869 students
# Graduate Students 1 students 3 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
25%
2%
% Black
22%
25%
% White
27%
61%
% Hawaiian
19%
-
% Two or more races
2%
1%
% Unknown races
3%
9%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.78 0.56

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,150 is more than the state average of $4,170. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,150 is more than the state average of $7,410. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,150 $4,170
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,150 $7,410
Percent Admitted 100% 77%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Herzing College was one of the first post-secondary institutions founded to train students for the computer industry. Since 1965 business and computer-related education has been the focus of Herzing, even as it grew to encompass six campuses in the U.S., five campuses in Canada, and the founding of its Online Division, herzingonline.com. Herzing also diversified its educational programs to include the fields of business management, electronics, health care, design, and public safety. Herzing College in Birmingham was founded in 1965. Conveniently located in Homewood, near downtown Birmingham and I-65. Herzing College has modern computer labs, electronics labs, lecture rooms, and a library and resource center all dedicated to providing students with the tools necessary to find exciting careers in their fields of study. Herzing College will help students develop financial plans to pay for their education through a combination of financial aid (if eligible), family contributions, and employer tuition reimbursement plans. A variety of methods of meeting educational expenses is available. Financial Aid at Herzing College includes grants (outright gifts of money which do not need to be repaid), loans (borrowed money which must be repaid with interest), and employment (assistance in finding part-time jobs). Herzing College has been serious about assisting each student in finding the right job. As a career college, it also helps graduates find employment upon graduation. Career placement is not guaranteed. Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. Herzing University admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin..

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Did You Know?
Jefferson County, AL community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Jefferson County, AL is Virginia College-Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.