• 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.
  • Herzing University Madison opened in 1948 as the Wisconsin School of Electronics. Herzing University merged with the Wisconsin School of Electronics in 1970 to become Herzing University Madison. Herzing University Madison features a state-of-the-industry learning center designed to give technology and nursing students the best learning environment possible. The facility occupies a 40,000 square foot building in the business park of Madison. With a glassed in library to give students an open feel while they study, and electronics, computers, drafting and design, and nursing labs, Herzing University Madison is designed with the student learning experience in mind.

School Highlights

Herzing University - Madison serves 2,392 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,392 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,200
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 130 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Herzing University - Madison
(WI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
4 or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, non-profit
Public
Total Faculty
130 staff
419 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Herzing University - Madison has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The Herzing University - Madison diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,392 students
2,648 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,033 students
924 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,359 students
1,906 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
276 students
293 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,647 students
924 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
745 students
16 students
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WI All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,906 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
187 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
9%
8%
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% Black
29%
7%
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% White
51%
74%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.65
0.44
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
2.04%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.83%
0.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$45,100
$33,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $12,790 is less than the state average of $13,728. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$14,200
$13,728
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
78%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$22,052
$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,747
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
100%
100%
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ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Herzing University school systems operate in complete conjunction with their student-first philosophy. Each program is designed to make earning a degree convenient and accessible. They offer 3 flexible scheduling options, accelerated degree programs, and career services to help achieve their mission of being career focused, convenient, and caring.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.
Profile last updated: 11/30/2022

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,392 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,200
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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