Herzing University Birmingham

  • 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 39%.
  • Herzing University Birmingham is one of 5 community colleges within Jefferson County, AL.
  • The nearest community college to Herzing University Birmingham is Herzing University-Birmingham (0.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Herzing University Birmingham places among the top 20% of community colleges in Alabama for:

School Overview

    Herzing University Birmingham(AL) Community College Avg.
    Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPublicPublic

    Student Body

    • The Herzing University Birmingham diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.56.
    Total Enrollment425 students1,756 students
    % Unknown races
    100%
    10%
    Diversity Score0.000.56

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid356%94%
      Median Debt for Graduates--
      Median Debt for Dropouts--
      Source: 2006 (or 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).

      Nearby Schools

      Recent Articles
      Learn about how budgetary constraints are prompting community colleges to only offer four-day school weeks.
      Learn about how you can pursue a degree and career in the entertainment industry by starting at your local community college.
      Learn about the variety of mentoring programs available in community colleges, and why you may want to be involved as a mentee or mentor.
      Did You Know?
      For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,427 per year for in-state students and $8,152 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,889 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

      The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

      Alabama community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Chattahoochee Valley Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.