Herzing University - Akron Overview
Herzing University - Akron is a private not-for-profit institution located in Akron, Ohio. The suburban atmosphere of Akron makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
What Is Herzing University - Akron Known For?
- The highest award offered at Herzing Akron is the bachelor's degree.
- For the 2019-2020 academic year, 33% of the faculty were full-time.
Herzing University - Akron Rankings
We have ranked Herzing Akron as #207 out of 2,018 colleges and universities in the country in our 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 87 colleges in Ohio, it is ranked at #4.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Herzing Akron has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Herzing Akron.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Herzing Akron has earned from around the web.
|#6||Highest Paid Criminal Justice Studies Graduates||College Factual|
|#9||Highest Paid Associate Degree Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Graduates||College Factual|
|#18||Highest Paid Criminal Justice & Corrections Graduates||College Factual|
|#64||Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
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|#145||Best Healthcare Schools||Healthcare Degree Search|
Where Is Herzing University - Akron?
Contact details for Herzing Akron are given below.
|Address:||1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100, Akron, OH 44306-3931|
How Do I Get Into Herzing Akron?
You can apply to Herzing Akron online at: https://www.herzing.edu/
Admission Requirements for Herzing Akron
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||recommended|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Herzing Akron?
Approximately 8% of accepted students are men and 92% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 90%, and the acceptance rate for women is 92%.
Can I Afford Herzing University - Akron?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Herzing Akron, approximately 94% of students took out student loans averaging $9,465 a year. That adds up to $37,860 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Herzing Akron is 8.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Herzing University - Akron Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 272 full-time undergraduates at Herzing Akron, 13% are male and 88% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Herzing University - Akron students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||121|
|Hispanic or Latino||9|
Online Learning at Herzing University - Akron
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Herzing Akron has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 39th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Herzing Akron
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Herzing University - Akron was $14,200 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Herzing Akron is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Design & Applied Arts||#4||#1|
|Legal Support Services||#13||#1|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#31||#7|
Online Growth Rankings of Herzing Akron
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Herzing University - Akron was -3.7%. This is the #1,907 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Herzing Akron regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Herzing Akron majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||50%|
|Computer Systems Networking||67%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Herzing Akron ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Herzing Akron.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Design & Applied Arts||#92|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||#117|
|Computer Systems Networking||#127|
|Legal Support Services||#188|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#194|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Herzing University - Akron Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||15||13||6||34|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||0||12||0||12|
|Business Administration & Management||4||0||5||9|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||3||6||0||9|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||4||0||4||8|
|Computer Systems Networking||3||0||0||3|
|Legal Support Services||1||0||1||2|
|Design & Applied Arts||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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