Herzing University-Birmingham

Birmingham, AL 35209
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Herzing University-Birmingham is one of the 21 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Alabama. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Birmingham. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

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 students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Herzing University-Birmingham's in-state tuition for 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.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs Offered

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-RN: 94.7%
  • NCLEX-PN: 98.6%

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Admission

76%

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 -- --

$24,072

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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Student Population

537

Undergrads

14

Graduates

401

Women

150

Men

46%

Full-time

54%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
60%
White
29%
Race/ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races
4%
Hispanic
3%
Non-resident alien
0%
Asian
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

Relevant scholarships

University of Alabama School of Nursing Scholarships

The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships. 

Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Students

Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.


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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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