Herzing University-Madison

5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison
WI, 53718
Tel: (800)582-1227
2,707 students
Private for-profit

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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 2,707 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Herzing University-Madison is one of 6 community colleges within Dane County, WI.
The nearest community college is Herzing University Madison (0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 2,707 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,707 students
1,287 students
Herzing University-Madison Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,360 students
832 students
Herzing University-Madison Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,347 students
1,021 students
Herzing University-Madison Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Herzing University-Madison sch enrollment Herzing University-Madison sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 2,508 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 199 students 42 students
Herzing University-Madison sch graduate Herzing University-Madison sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Herzing University-Madison Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Herzing University-Madison Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Herzing University-Madison Black (2006-2012)
% White
Herzing University-Madison White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Herzing University-Madison More (2010-2012)
Herzing University-Madison sch ethnicity Herzing University-Madison sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Herzing University-Madison Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,150 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has declined by 26% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,150 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has declined by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,150 $5,890
Herzing University-Madison In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,150 $10,050
Herzing University-Madison Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 89%
Herzing University-Madison Percent Admitted (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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