Herzing University Atlanta

  • It is the mission of Herzing University to educate, support, and empower all students for success in work, learning and engagement in our communities and global society. Career-oriented degree programs include a complementary and integrated general education curriculum established to stimulate students intellectual growth, to contribute to their personal development, and to enhance their potential for career advancement. Herzing University admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.
School Highlights
  • Herzing University Atlanta serves 787 students (72% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Herzing University Atlanta is one of 8 community colleges within Fulton County, GA.
  • The nearest community college to Herzing University Atlanta is Bauder College (0.8 miles away).

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Herzing University Atlanta places among the top 20% of community colleges in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 111% over five years.
Herzing University Atlanta(GA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty55 staff94 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Herzing University Atlanta has grown by 130% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The Herzing University Atlanta diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment787 students2,588 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:127:1
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# Full-Time Students569 students1,115 students
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# Part-Time Students117 students1,473 students
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# Undergraduate Students721 students1,116 students
# Graduate Students62 students62 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
73%
33%
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% White
13%
48%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
9%
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Diversity Score0.460.65
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$45,100$29,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $14,200 is more than the state average of $3,413. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $14,200 is more than the state average of $7,181. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$14,200$3,413
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Out-State Tuition Fees$14,200$7,181
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$23,216$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,750$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%77%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The first Herzing College was founded as a computer programming school in 1965 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by Henry and Suzanne Herzing. Since 1965, Herzing College has grown from a modest classroom to a progressive leader in career education with six campuses in the U.S., and other affiliated colleges, five of which are in Canada. All U.S. campus locations award bachelors of science degrees and associate of science degrees in such areas as network technology, electronics, programming and business administration. While expanding its campuses, Herzing also diversified its educational programs to include the fields of business management, electronics, health care, design, and public safety. It also raised the level of credentials from not only diplomas, but also bachelors of science degrees and associate of science degrees at all its U.S. campuses. Herzing College in Atlanta has provided training for demanding careers since 1965. Offering both Associate and Bachelor degree programs, Herzing College prepares graduates for computer and business-oriented careers in Atlanta's fastest growing jobs. Our state-of-the-art facility is located in the heart of Buckhead and offers both day and evening classes. Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60614-1413, www.hlcommission.org, (800) 621-7400 .

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  • The nearest community college to Herzing University Atlanta is Bauder College (0.8 miles away).
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For Georgia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,413 per year for in-state students and $7,181 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,834 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Georgia is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Georgia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Georgia is Georgia Perimeter College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.