Herzing University

1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100
Akron, OH 44306-3931
Tel: (330)724-1600
  • The Akron Institute of Herzing University was established in 1970, and has been serving the students of Akron, Ohio and surrounding areas for over 40 years. The Akron Institute joined the Herzing family in 2003, after which it grew in program offerings, staff, and students to the point that the school moved to a larger building after only one year. The Akron Institute of Herzing University offers Bachelor's and Associate degrees and diplomas in business, healthcare, technology, and public safety. The Akron Institute provides flexible scheduling options, small class sizes, and accelerated degree programs so that students can earn a high quality education without sacrificing in other important areas of their lives. The Akron Institute of Herzing University is focused on more than the education of their students. They are career-focused, helping graduates prepare for jobs after graduation. In 2009, the Akron Institute of Herzing University had 90% of its graduates working in their field-of-study.
  • 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
  • Herzing University admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.
School Highlights
  • Herzing University serves 478 students (53% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Herzing University is one of 6 community colleges within Summit County, OH.
  • The nearest community college is National Institute of Massotherapy (3.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
Herzing University(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty37 staff35 staff
Herzing University Total Faculty (2014-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 478 has grown by 50% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment478 students734 students
Herzing University Total Enrollment (2014-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:127:1
Herzing University Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students255 students450 students
Herzing University Full-Time Students (2014-2016)
# Part-Time Students223 students284 students
Herzing University Part-Time Students (2014-2016)
Herzing University Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Hispanic
Herzing University Hispanic (2014-2016)
% Black
Herzing University Black (2014-2016)
% White
Herzing University White (2014-2016)
% Two or more races
Herzing University More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
Herzing University Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.400.44
Herzing University Diversity Score (2014-2016)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,850 is more than the state average of $13,841. The private state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,850$13,841
Herzing University In-State Tuition Fees (2014-2015)
Tuition NotesTuition based on 200
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%92%
Herzing University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2014-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Acceptance Rate100%80%
Herzing University Percent Admitted (2014-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • As a part of Herzing University, the Akron Institute is a university that lives by its student-first philosophy. Career-Focused, Convenient, and Caring is more than a mission statement. It is at the center of every business decision, new-hire, and new program. Herzing University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org, 800-621-7440). Akron Institute of Herzing University 1600 S. Arlington St., Suite 100 Akron, OH 44306 OH REG # 04-01-1704T

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Did You Know?
For Summit County, OH private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,586 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Summit County, OH community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Summit County, OH is Brown Mackie College-Akron. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.