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Herzing University - Madison Overview

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

What Is Herzing University - Madison Known For?

513 Undergraduate Awards
92% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Herzing University - Madison.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 10% of the faculty were full-time.
  • The average Herzing University - Madison student graduates in 4.0 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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Herzing University - Madison 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 - Madison.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Best Homeland Security Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Computer Programming Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Homeland Security Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Value Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Best Value Health Professions Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#205 Best Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

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

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Schools College Factual
#4 Best Medical Office Management/Administration Schools College Factual
#16 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#86 Best Healthcare Undergraduate Certificate Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#140 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools College Factual
#157 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools College Factual

Where Is Herzing University - Madison?


Contact details for Herzing University - Madison are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5218 E. Terrace Dr., Madison, WI 53718
Phone: 800-582-1227

How Do I Get Into Herzing University - Madison?

You can apply to Herzing University - Madison online at:

Admission Requirements for Herzing University - Madison

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 University - Madison?

92% Acceptance Rate
83% Of Accepted Are Women
Herzing University - Madison has the high acceptance rate of 92%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 17% of accepted students are men and 83% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 92%, and the acceptance rate for women is 92%.

Can I Afford Herzing University - Madison?

84% Take Out Loans
12.2% 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 University - Madison, approximately 84% of students took out student loans averaging $8,897 a year. That adds up to $35,588 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Herzing University - Madison is 12.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Herzing University - Madison Undergraduate Student Diversity

785 Full-Time Undergraduates
82% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,647 undergraduate students at Herzing University - Madison, with 785 being full-time and 862 being part-time.


There are also 745 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 785 full-time undergraduates at Herzing University - Madison, 18% are male and 82% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 21
Black or African American 212
Hispanic or Latino 65
White 423
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 64

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at Herzing University - Madison. At this time, 27 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Herzing University - Madison

2,250 Took All Classes Online
2,337 Took At Least One Class Online
2.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 10 bachelor’s degree and 4 master’s degree programs available online at Herzing University - Madison. In 2019-2020, 2,337 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 9th most popular in Wisconsin 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 University - Madison Rankings

The following table shows how Herzing University - Madison is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Legal Support Services #3 #3
Computer Programming #10 #10
Nursing #16 #13
Homeland Security #22 #22
Legal Professions #24 #21
Information Technology #31 #31
Business, Management & Marketing #37 #31
Business Administration & Management #61 #58

Online Growth Rankings of Herzing University - Madison

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Herzing University - Madison was 2.8%. This is the #819 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Herzing University - Madison regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 22%
Business, Management & Marketing 16%
Computer Programming 20%
Health Professions 15%
Legal Professions 33%
Legal Support Services 33%
Nursing 33%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #66
Computer Systems Networking #75
Homeland Security #101
Legal Support Services #104
Computer Programming #116
Legal Professions #161
Nursing #296
Information Technology #307
Health & Medical Administrative Services #498

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 - Madison Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 0 130 62 170 362
Health & Medical Administrative Services 97 61 29 0 0 187
Business Administration & Management 15 0 41 7 53 116
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 37 13 0 0 0 50
Criminal Justice & Corrections 7 0 16 0 0 23
Information Technology 0 0 18 0 0 18
Computer Programming 3 0 12 0 0 15
Accounting 3 2 7 0 0 12
Legal Support Services 5 0 4 0 0 9
Computer Systems Networking 6 0 0 0 0 6
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 5 0 0 5
Homeland Security 0 0 2 0 0 2
TOTAL 173 76 264 69 223 805


*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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