Herzing University-Birmingham is one of the twenty-one private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Alabama. The campus is located in a suburb, in Birmingham.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 551 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 51 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 26 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 50%). Every year 44% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Herzing University-Birmingham's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $13,000, and fees were $850. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,000 and $850 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students551|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The curriculum is student friendly and well designed. Students are taught general and nursing skills to enable them successfully pass the National Council Licensure Exam. The curriculum ensures that the graduates have the necessary skills to practice as registered nurse.
Offered at the Madison campus, the AND program is accredited by the NLNAC. To get admitted to the ADN program, a prospective student can apply either online or in person. All applicants must set up an interview with any of the admission advisors. Our admission advisors are trained to offer applicants with necessary information in areas like program content, description, scheduling and available opportunities.
The college also does assessment of an applicant’s aptitude and reviews their education background. This is to ascertain that one meets the prerequisite criteria set for admission. Some requirements set are the provision of the official High school diploma or copy of GED scores. However, the first step to gain admission to the ADN Program is to reserve a seat at one of our information sessions.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||5||32|
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$570/credit|
|In State Students||$570/credit|
|Out of State Students||$570/credit|
|In District Students||$670/credit|
|In State Students||$670/credit|
|Out of State Students||$670/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Herzing University-Birmingham's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||70%||$107|
|State Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Federal Student Loans||90%||$7,986|
$24,072Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$24,392|
|$30,001 to $48,000$20,564|
|$48,001 to $75,000--|
|$75,001 to $110,000$26,947|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.