Herzing University-Madison

Madison, WI 53718
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students2,156
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs

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.

Admissions Requirements:

  • 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
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 31
Bachelor's degree 8 49
Master's degree 2 16
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 92.2%
  • NCLEX-RN: 62.1%

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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, 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
Pell Grant 90% $4,024
Other Federal Grant 77% $110
State Grant & Scholarships 19% $1,939
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 25% $2,425
Federal Student Loans 84% $7,941
Private Loans 1% $6,691


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$23,630
$30,001 to $48,000$21,529
$48,001 to $75,000$22,574
$75,001 to $110,000$27,610
Over $110,000$26,182

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.
Herzing University-Madison
5218 E. Terrace Dr.
Madison, WI 53718

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