Herzing University-Madison

5218 E. Terrace Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
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 5 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 37% over five years.
Herzing University-Madison (WI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 148 staff 148 staff
Herzing University-Madison Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,649 has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 39:1 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 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,649 students 2,845 students
Herzing University-Madison Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 23:1
Herzing University-Madison Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,122 students 1,021 students
Herzing University-Madison Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,527 students 1,824 students
Herzing University-Madison Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Herzing University-Madison Enrollment Breakdown WI All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 993 students 1,020 students
# Graduate Students 129 students 22 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 ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.67 0.37
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 $15,032. The private state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $12,790 $15,032
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 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 Rate 100% 98%
Herzing University-Madison Percent Admitted (2011-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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