Herzing University-Madison

5218 E. Terrace Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
Tel: (800)582-1227
2,710 students
Private for-profit
Herzing University was one of the first post-secondary institutions founded to prepare students for careers in the computer industry. Since 1965 business and computer-related education has been the focus of Herzing, even as it grew to encompass campuses in eight U.S. states and the founding of its Online Division, Herzing University Online. While expanding its campuses, Herzing also diversified its educational programs to include the fields of business management, electronics, healthcare, graphic design, and public safety. It also raised the level of credentials from diplomas to bachelor of science degrees and associate of science degrees at all U.S. campuses and master's degrees at the Online campus.
School Highlights:
Herzing University-Madison serves 2,710 students (50.18% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Herzing University-Madison is one of 5 community colleges within Dane County, WI.
The nearest community college is Madison Area Technical College (2.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
College Herzing University-Madison Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 123 staff
61 staff
Herzing University-Madison Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,710 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is equal to the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,710 students 1,296 students
Herzing University-Madison Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
Herzing University-Madison Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,360 students
810 students
Herzing University-Madison Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,350 students
1,036 students
Herzing University-Madison Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Herzing University-Madison Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,300 students 798 students
# Graduate Students 60 students 23 students
Herzing University-Madison Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Asian
Herzing University-Madison Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Herzing University-Madison Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Herzing University-Madison Black (2006-2013)
% White
Herzing University-Madison White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Herzing University-Madison More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Herzing University-Madison Unknown (2006-2013)
Herzing University-Madison Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.53 0.53
Herzing University-Madison Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,150 is more than the state average of $5,650. 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 $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,150 $5,694
Herzing University-Madison In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,150 $10,252
Herzing University-Madison Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
Herzing University-Madison % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 81%
Herzing University-Madison Percent Admitted (2010-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Madison 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 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Madison is Herzing University-Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.