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Herzing University - Atlanta Overview

Herzing University - Atlanta is a private not-for-profit institution located in Atlanta, Georgia. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Herzing University - Atlanta Known For?

182 Undergraduate Awards
86% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Herzing University - Atlanta is the post-master's certificate.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 26% of the faculty were full-time.

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Herzing University - Atlanta Rankings

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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Best Value Legal Support Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Legal Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Computer Systems Networking Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#173 Best Value Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Herzing University - Atlanta has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#6 Highest Paid Criminal Justice & Corrections Graduates College Factual
#10 Highest Paid Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Graduates College Factual
#87 Best Healthcare Associate’s Degree Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Herzing University - Atlanta?

Location of Herzing University - Atlanta

Contact details for Herzing University - Atlanta are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 50 Hurt Plaza Se Ste. 400, Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-816-4533

How Do I Get Into Herzing University - Atlanta?

You can apply to Herzing University - Atlanta online at:

Admission Requirements for Herzing University - Atlanta

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
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 University - Atlanta?

86% Acceptance Rate
81% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 86%, Herzing University - Atlanta is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 19% of accepted students are men and 81% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 76%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.

Can I Afford Herzing University - Atlanta?

63% Take Out Loans
12.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Herzing University - Atlanta, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $8,694 a year. That adds up to $34,776 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Herzing University - Atlanta is 12.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Herzing University - Atlanta Undergraduate Student Diversity

368 Full-Time Undergraduates
75% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 721 undergraduate students at Herzing University - Atlanta, with 368 being full-time and 353 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Herzing University - Atlanta

There are also 66 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 368 full-time undergraduates at Herzing University - Atlanta, 25% are male and 75% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Herzing University - Atlanta

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Herzing University - Atlanta Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 23
Black or African American 249
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 55
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 25

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at Herzing University - Atlanta. At this time, 2 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Herzing University - Atlanta

472 Took All Classes Online
640 Took At Least One Class Online
7,836.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 8 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at Herzing University - Atlanta. In 2017-2018, 640 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Herzing University - Atlanta has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 45th most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Herzing University - Atlanta

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Herzing University - Atlanta was 7,836.4%. This is the #3 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Herzing University - Atlanta regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Herzing University - Atlanta majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Programming 75%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 13%
Health Professions 36%
Information Technology 20%
Nursing 54%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Herzing University - Atlanta ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Herzing University - Atlanta.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health Professions #1
Accounting #1
Business Administration & Management #1
Computer & Information Sciences #1
Computer Systems Networking #1
Information Technology #1
Health & Medical Administrative Services #1
Legal Professions #1
Legal Support Services #1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #1
Criminal Justice & Corrections #1
Business, Management & Marketing #2

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 - Atlanta Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 12 0 16 43 71
Nursing 0 0 59 0 59
Health & Medical Administrative Services 17 27 11 0 55
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 11 0 11
Legal Support Services 3 0 5 0 8
Computer Systems Networking 7 0 0 0 7
Information Technology 0 0 5 0 5
Computer Programming 4 0 0 0 4
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 1 2 0 0 3
Accounting 0 2 0 0 2
TOTAL 44 31 107 43 225


*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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