Herzing University Birmingham

280 West Valley Avenue, Birmingham
AL, 35209
Tel: 205-916-2800
425 students
Public institution

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Herzing University Birmingham was founded in 1965 and acquired by Herzing University in 1968. Herzing University Birmingham now occupies a 40,000 square foot building featuring state-of-the-industry equipment, computer labs, electronic labs, and a library and resource center in order to provide high quality education to Birmingham and surrounding areas. At Herzing University Birmingham, you’ll receive the individual attention that is difficult to get at larger universities. Class sizes are small, with only about 20 to 30 students in each class. As a part of Herzing University, Herzing University Birmingham practices a strong student-first philosophy with every student. Herzing is a family-owned establishment that treats its students as a person, not a number.
School Highlights:
Herzing University Birmingham serves 425 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Herzing University Birmingham is one of 7 community colleges within Jefferson County, AL.
The nearest community college is Herzing University-Birmingham (0.0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Herzing University Birmingham Community College Avg.
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 425 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
425 students
1,283 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
- 7%
% Black
- 12%
% White
- 66%
% Two or more races"
- 2%
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 0.45
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Herzing University has a solid philosophy on which the university was built. Herzing is family-owned and operated. The president of Herzing University, Renee Herzing, succeeded her father, who founded Herzing University in 1965. Herzing’s goal is to provide a high-quality education with flexible options, allowing students to earn a degree around their schedule. 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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