Herzing University-Madison is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in an urban area, in Madison.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,156 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 126 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 63 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 50%). Every year 23% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Herzing University-Madison'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 City|
|Number of Students2,156|
|Student to Faculty Ratio17:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Herzing University Nursing Program offers a range of qualifications Diploma in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
The BSN program combines theoretical in class instruction supported with clinical practice experience in a range of healthcare setting in order to prepare students to offer nursing care.
Students will engage in structured laboratory and clinical experiences to enhance the theoretical instruction.
- Official high school or GED/HSED equivalency certificate
- A total cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (applicants with college level credits will be assessed on the basis of their collegiate GPA)
- College level or high school classes in biology, chemistry and biology taken with a minimum of a ‘C’ grade or higher
- Current CPR Certification for healthcare providers from the American Heart Association or certified rescuer from the American Red Cross
- Score minimum TEAS V
The program requires a physical assessment including all applicable immunization series and an interview with committee to acquire recommendation from the Director of Nursing.
Applicants accepted into the program are required to submit to a criminal background check as per legal requirements by healthcare settings.
Herzing University offers the opportunity for students working on a BSN-Bridge degree to earn credits online. The online classes are only offered in the ADN and DPN programs.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
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, 99% of Herzing University-Madison'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||77%||$110|
|State Grant & Scholarships||19%||$1,939|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||25%||$2,425|
|Federal Student Loans||84%||$7,941|
$23,072Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$23,630|
|$30,001 to $48,000$21,529|
|$48,001 to $75,000$22,574|
|$75,001 to $110,000$27,610|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.