Herzing University-Madison

5218 E. Terrace Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
Tel: (800)582-1227
2,649 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 2,649 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 20%.
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 148 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
College Herzing University-Madison (WI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 148 staff
148 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,649 has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has grown by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,649 students 3,008 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
# Full-Time Students 1,122 students
1,021 students
# Part-Time Students 1,527 students
1,824 students
# Undergraduate Students 993 students 1,020 students
# Graduate Students 129 students 22 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.70 0.35

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $11,150 is less than the state average of $16,085. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $11,150 $16,085
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
Percent Admitted 100%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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