Herzing University-Birmingham

Birmingham, AL 35209
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students551
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs

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
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 35
Master's degree 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 5 32
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 98.6%
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.7%

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Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
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.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$570/credit
In State Students$570/credit
Out of State Students$570/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$670/credit
In State Students$670/credit
Out of State Students$670/credit

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $25,650 $25,650 $25,650
ADN 70 $39,900 $39,900 $39,900
BSN 125 $71,250 $71,250 $71,250
FNP 50 $33,500 $33,500 $33,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

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
Pell Grant 90% $3,557
Other Federal Grant 70% $107
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 90% $7,986
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
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
Over $110,000--

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.
Herzing University-Birmingham
280 West Valley Ave
Birmingham, AL 35209

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