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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?

141 Undergraduate Awards
92% Acceptance Rate
  • 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.

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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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#65 Best Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#182 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Herzing Akron.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Legal Support Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Computer & Information Sciences Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Business Support & Assistance Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Allied Health Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Best Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#168 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Herzing Akron has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#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
#65 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#145 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Herzing University - Akron?


Contact details for Herzing Akron are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100, Akron, OH 44306-3931
Phone: 330-724-1600

How Do I Get Into Herzing Akron?

You can apply to Herzing Akron online at:

Admission Requirements for Herzing Akron

Submission Required?
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
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Herzing Akron?

92% Acceptance Rate
92% Of Accepted Are Women
Since Herzing Akron has an acceptance rate of 92%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

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?

94% Take Out Loans
8.4% Loan Default Rate

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

272 Full-Time Undergraduates
88% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 502 undergraduate students at Herzing Akron, with 272 being full-time and 230 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 272 full-time undergraduates at Herzing Akron, 13% are male and 88% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Herzing University - Akron students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 121
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 117
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 23

Online Learning at Herzing University - Akron

193 Took All Classes Online
396 Took At Least One Class Online
-3.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 396 students took at least one online class at the school.

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
Computer Programming #9 #9
Legal Support Services #13 #1
Legal Professions #16 #1
Visual & Performing Arts #31 #7
Information Technology #47 #29

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
Accounting 40%
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
Computer Programming #150
Legal Support Services #188
Visual & Performing Arts #194
Legal Professions #287
Information Technology #327

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.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Nursing 48 0 6 54
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
Accounting 2 1 2 5
Information Technology 0 0 5 5
Computer Systems Networking 3 0 0 3
Legal Support Services 1 0 1 2
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 80 32 29 141


*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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