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Herzing University - Birmingham Overview

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, Herzing University - Birmingham is a private not-for-profit institution. Birmingham is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Herzing University - Birmingham Known For?

225 Undergraduate Awards
76% Acceptance Rate
  • The post-master's certificate is the highest award offered at Herzing University - Birmingham.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 56% of the faculty were full-time.

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Herzing University - Birmingham Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#67 Best Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#133 Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

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

Rank Ranking Name Source
#8 Highest Paid Criminal Justice & Corrections Graduates College Factual
#13 Highest Paid Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Graduates College Factual

Where Is Herzing University - Birmingham?

Location of Herzing University - Birmingham

Contact details for Herzing University - Birmingham are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 280 West Valley Ave, Birmingham, AL 35209
Phone: 205-916-2800

How Do I Get Into Herzing University - Birmingham?

You can apply to Herzing University - Birmingham online at:

Admission Requirements for Herzing University - Birmingham

Submission Required?
High School GPA neither required nor 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 - Birmingham?

76% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 76%, Herzing University - Birmingham may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 94%, and the acceptance rate for women is 66%.

Can I Afford Herzing University - Birmingham?

100% Take Out Loans
12.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Herzing University - Birmingham, approximately 100% of students took out student loans averaging $5,953 a year. That adds up to $23,812 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Herzing University - Birmingham 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 - Birmingham Undergraduate Student Diversity

254 Full-Time Undergraduates
79% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 571 undergraduate students at Herzing University - Birmingham, with 254 being full-time and 317 being part-time.

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

There are also 15 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 254 full-time undergraduates at Herzing University - Birmingham, 21% are male and 79% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Herzing University - Birmingham

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Herzing University - Birmingham Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 149
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 83
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 17

Geographic Diversity

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

Over 20 countries are represented at Herzing University - Birmingham. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Nepal.

Online Learning at Herzing University - Birmingham

228 Took All Classes Online
324 Took At Least One Class Online
4,034.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 11 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at Herzing University - Birmingham. In 2017-2018, 324 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 31st most popular in Alabama 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 - Birmingham

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Herzing University - Birmingham was 4,034.9%. This is the #26 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Herzing University - Birmingham regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 10%
Computer & Information Sciences 50%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 3%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Herzing University - Birmingham 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 University - Birmingham.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Homeland Security #1
Legal Support Services #2
Visual & Performing Arts #2
Computer Programming #2
Design & Applied Arts #2
Information Technology #3
Legal Professions #3
Computer Systems Networking #4
Accounting #5
Nursing #5
Criminal Justice & Corrections #7
Health & Medical Administrative Services #7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #8
Computer & Information Sciences #8
Health Professions #11
Business Administration & Management #11
Business, Management & Marketing #13

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 - Birmingham Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 77 0 0 0 77
Allied Health Professions 23 4 29 0 0 56
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 47 0 0 47
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 20 11 6 0 37
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 1 9 10
Computer Programming 0 2 0 0 0 2
Computer Systems Networking 0 2 0 0 0 2
Accounting 0 0 0 1 0 1
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 1 0 0 0 1
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 1 0 0 0 1
Information Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 0 0 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 23 107 87 8 9 234


*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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