• Students are often surprised at what they find at Herzing University: An individualized approach to exploring their career choice in gaining admission to the University; small classes where instructors and staff know their names; demanding and confidence-building coursework; and people that truly care about their success. It probably comes as no surprise that Herzing students build strong and lasting bonds with their teachers and fellow classmates by the end of their programs at Herzing. Located in the northwest suburbs of the Twin Cities, the Minneapolis Campus has prepared students for dynamic careers in technology, business and the growing field of healthcare. Year in and year out, our graduates have exceeded the expectations of employers in the area and throughout the U.S. Our focused degree programs concentrate on skills necessary to succeed every day in the fields of technology, business, and healthcare.
  • Herzing University joined forces with two Minneapolis schools to form the Herzing University Minneapolis campus. The Minneapolis Drafting School Division was acquired in 2000, after nearly 40 years of serving the Minneapolis area. In 2002, the Lakeland Medical Dental Academy became a part of the Herzing University School system, making it what it is today. Herzing University offers programs in business, design, public safety, technology, and healthcare. The drafting and design program has gained a reputation for producing some of the top drafters in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas.

School Highlights

Herzing University-Minneapolis serves 626 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,200
  • Out-state tuition: $14,200
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 51%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 128% over five years.
Herzing University-Minneapolis
(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
57 staff
153 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Herzing University-Minneapolis has grown by 66% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The Herzing University-Minneapolis diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
626 students
2,500 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
310 students
1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students
316 students
1,424 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
721 students
309 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
305 students
1,058 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
5 students
52 students
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MN All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
315 students
1,331 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
1 students
24 students
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MN All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
112 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
8%
7%
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% Hispanic
5%
7%
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% Black
16%
9%
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% White
49%
69%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
19%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.72
0.50
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
32%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.04%
0.97%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$45,100
$36,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $14,200 is more than the state average of $5,701. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $14,200 is more than the state average of $6,336. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$14,200
$5,701
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$14,200
$6,336
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$22,052
$12,264
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,747
$6,747
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Acceptance Rate
92%
91%
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SAT Reading
n/a
625
SAT Math
n/a
600
SAT Writing
n/a
565
ACT Composite
n/a
24
ACT English
n/a
24
ACT Math
n/a
23
ACT Writing
n/a
8
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Herzing University operates according to its motto: Career-focused, convenient, and caring. They are a university committed to giving their students convenient education options so they are able to get a quality degree without sacrificing in other areas of their lives. They put their students first by offering one-on-one guidance throughout their time at the university and career guidance after they graduate. Herzing University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440).
Profile last updated: 11/30/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Herzing University-Minneapolis cost?

Herzing University-Minneapolis's tuition is approximately $14,200 for In-State students and $14,200 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Herzing University-Minneapolis?

The acceptance rate of Herzing University-Minneapolis is 92%, which is higher than the state average of 91%.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,200
  • Out-state tuition: $14,200
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 51%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Hennepin County, MN private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,649 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Hennepin County, MN community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Hennepin County, MN is Globe University-Minneapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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