Herzing University-Madison

5218 E. Terrace Dr.
Madison, WI 53718-0000
Tel: (800)582-1227
  • 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.
School Highlights
  • Herzing University-Madison serves 2,649 students (42% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 21%.
  • Herzing University-Madison is one of 4 community colleges within Dane County, WI.
  • The nearest community college is Madison Area Technical College (2.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 148 teachers has grown by 94% over five years.
Herzing University-Madison(WI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty148 staff167 staff
Herzing University-Madison Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,649 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,649 students3,351 students
Herzing University-Madison Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
Herzing University-Madison Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,122 students1,122 students
Herzing University-Madison Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,527 students2,229 students
Herzing University-Madison Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Herzing University-Madison Enrollment Breakdown WI All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students993 students1,021 students
# Graduate Students129 students22 students
Herzing University-Madison Graduation BreakDown WI All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Herzing University-Madison American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Herzing University-Madison Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Herzing University-Madison Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Herzing University-Madison Black (2007-2016)
% White
Herzing University-Madison White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Herzing University-Madison More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Herzing University-Madison Ethnicity Breakdown WI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.670.37
Herzing University-Madison Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$45,100$34,300
Herzing University-Madison Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,790 is less than the state average of $13,826. The private state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,790$13,826
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%80%
Herzing University-Madison % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$23,217$11,951
Herzing University-Madison Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,750$5,500
Herzing University-Madison Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%100%
Herzing University-Madison Percent Admitted (2011-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,945 per year for in-state students and $6,972 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,826 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Herzing University-Madison. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.