Herzing University New Orleans

2500 Williams Boulevard
Kenner, LA 70062
Tel: 504-733-0074
361 students
Public institution
Herzing University New Orleans first opened its doors in 1996 as a branch of Herzing University’s Atlanta campus. In 2000, the university moved to its current location to accommodate the need for a college in New Orleans with its program offerings. Herzing University New Orleans offers degrees and diplomas in Technology, Paralegal, and Business Administration, producing graduates with high quality and in-demand careers. In fact, the Paralegal program at Herzing University New Orleans is one of the few programs in Louisiana by the American Bar Association. With small class sizes and hands on instruction, Herzing’s students receive a highly valuable and convenient education.
School Highlights:
Herzing University New Orleans serves 361 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Herzing University New Orleans is one of 6 community colleges within Jefferson County, LA.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose (2.80 miles away).

School Overview

College Herzing University New Orleans Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 361 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 361 students 1,296 students
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. 1.00 0.53
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Herzing University was founded in 1965, and is still operated by the founding family. Renee Herzing, daughter of founder Henry Herzing, acts as the University president, and continues to carry out the university mission of providing a career focused, convenient, and caring education to its students. Herzing University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440).

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Did You Know?
Jefferson County, LA 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Jefferson County, LA is Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.