280 West Valley Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35209
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 425 students
  • 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

Herzing University Birmingham
(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Item not available
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
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153 staff

Student Body

The student population of Herzing University Birmingham has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Herzing University Birmingham diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
425 students
1,944 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Herzing University Birmingham and community college average number of enrollment of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
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14:1
# Full-Time Students
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869 students
# Part-Time Students
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1,075 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
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370 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
255 students
869 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Herzing University Birmingham and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
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4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
170 students
1,128 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
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6 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
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168 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
% Asian
n/a
1%
% Hispanic
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5%
% Black
n/a
26%
% White
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58%
% Two or more races
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3%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
100%
5%
Diversity Score
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0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Herzing University Birmingham and the community college average diversity score of AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
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3.24%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
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0.17%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
356%
89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Herzing University Birmingham and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in AL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
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$10,500
Median Debt for Dropouts
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$5,500
Acceptance Rate
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78%
SAT Reading
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530
SAT Math
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545
ACT Composite
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23
ACT English
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21
ACT Math
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22
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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).

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Herzing University Birmingham's ranking?

Herzing University Birmingham ranks among the top 20% of community college in Alabama for: Average community college minority breakdown and Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 425 students
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Jefferson County, AL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.28, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Jefferson County, AL is Jefferson State Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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