• 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.
  • To educate, support, and empower all students for success in work, learning and engagement in our communities and global society.
  • 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

School Highlights

Herzing University - Birmingham serves 619 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 619 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,000
  • Out-state tuition: $1,400
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 69%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Herzing University - Birmingham ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 164% over five years.
Herzing University - Birmingham
(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
37 staff
153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Herzing University - Birmingham has grown by 100% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The Herzing University - Birmingham diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
619 students
1,546 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
279 students
755 students
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# Part-Time Students
340 students
919 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
588 students
343 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
273 students
755 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
6 students
6 students
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AL All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
339 students
998 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
1 students
24 students
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AL All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
168 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
3%
4%
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% Black
60%
24%
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% White
31%
62%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.54
0.55
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
3.24%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.17%
0.17%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$45,100
$29,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $14,000 is more than the state average of $4,077. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $1,400 is less than the state average of $7,206. The out-state tuition has declined by 89% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$14,000
$4,077
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$1,400
$7,206
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$22,052
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,747
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
92%
81%
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SAT Reading
n/a
530
SAT Math
n/a
545
ACT Composite
n/a
23
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
22
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

College has modern computer labs, electronics labs, lecture rooms, and a library and resource center all dedicated to providing students with the tools necessary to find exciting careers in their fields of study.Herzing College will help students develop financial plans to pay for their education through a combination of financial aid (if eligible), family contributions, and employer tuition reimbursement plans. A variety of methods of meeting educational expenses is available. Financial Aid at Herzing College includes grants (outright gifts of money which do not need to be repaid), loans (borrowed money which must be repaid with interest), and employment (assistance in finding part-time jobs). Herzing College has been serious about assisting each student in finding the right job. As a career college, it also helps graduates find employment upon graduation. Career placement is not guaranteed. Herzing University admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.
Employability:
  • Providing real-world skills for today's job market
  • Preparing students with job-seeking skills
  • Working with students to develop a polished resume
  • Providing individual assistance during the job search process
  • Working with area employers to develop job leads and interviews
  • Providing valuable work experience through industry externships
  • Assisting students with part-time employment (if needed) while enrolled in classes at Herzing
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Herzing University - Birmingham cost?

Herzing University - Birmingham's tuition is approximately $14,000 for In-State students and $1,400 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Herzing University - Birmingham?

The acceptance rate of Herzing University - Birmingham is 92%, which is higher than the state average of 81%.

What is Herzing University - Birmingham's ranking?

Herzing University - Birmingham ranks among the top 20% of community college in Alabama for: Percent of students receiving financial aid and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 619 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,000
  • Out-state tuition: $1,400
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 69%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Jefferson County, AL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Jefferson County, AL is Herzing University - Birmingham. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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