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About Herzing University

Career-focused, convenient, and caring — these ideas define an education from Herzing University. We offer personalization and support to help you earn your degree and advance your career. Our innovative career programs provide flexible learning options and convenient scheduling for busy students with campuses in eight U.S. states. We have a variety of academic offerings to meet student's needs wherever they are in life, including undergraduate, graduate, online, and continuing education programs.

We’ve built up a supportive community of faculty, staff, and fellow learners. Founded in 1965 by Henry and Suzanne Herzing, we continue the family legacy with their daughter, Renée Herzing, as our president. Under her leadership, Herzing is the only accredited, private, woman-owned university in the U.S. and is WBE certified by the National Women Business Owners Corporation. We are also, once again, recognized as a member of the GI Jobs list of “Military Friendly Schools” for 2014.

Moving forward, we will remain focused on providing students with a caring learning environment that fosters long-term career success. Discover for yourself why students choose Herzing University every year.

Online – About Herzing

You need a degree to get ahead, but it’s difficult to find a quality program that fits your busy schedule. Herzing's online degree program could be just the answer.

Online Offerings

Our online program offers the flexibility, personalization, and support you need to succeed in today’s ever-changing job market. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and associate degrees, as well as diplomas in over 50 programs and a continuing education program.

Flexible and Convenient

Earn your degree from the comfort of your own home. Don’t worry about missing class. You can log into your virtual classroom when it’s convenient for you.

Personalized Attention

You’ll receive the same personalized attention and career-focused education that we offer in our traditional classroom. We work closely with industry leaders and employers to ensure our college degree and diploma programs lead to long-term career success. Discover why our hands-on coursework, experienced faculty, and student-first approach set us apart from other online universities.

Why Herzing?

Career-focused classes for real-world skills. Convenient scheduling for busy students. Caring faculty and staff for personalized attention. This is the Herzing difference.

At Herzing, we put our students first. We believe that a community of support helps our students succeed personally, academically, and professionally:

  • Individual attention from experienced faculty fosters an intimate, comfortable learning environment.
  • Our 11 locations, coupled with online learning, provide you with greater flexibility when juggling family, work, and life.

As the only accredited, private, woman-owned university in the U.S., Herzing offers students a unique educational experience. Our innovative career programs are designed to provide the real-world skills you need to increase job opportunities and income potential after graduation. We offer a diverse selection of undergraduate, graduate, and associate degrees, as well as diplomas, and an online and continuing education program to help you find the right career path. If you don’t feel a class worked for you, you’re able to take it again on us. It’s the Herzing guarantee.*

Experience the Herzing difference today. Talk to an advisor to learn more, explore our diverse career programs, or apply now.

*Some restrictions apply. Please refer to the course catalog for full details.

TOLEDO, OH (Aug. 30, 2013) Two local schools have joined forces to help make finishing a GED more accessible. Herzing University – Toledo will begin offering weekend GED classes in partnership with the Penta Career Center Adult Education Dept.

GED classes will begin the weekend of September 14 –15 at the Herzing University – Toledo campus, 5212 Hill Ave. (Hill and Reynolds intersection). Saturday classes will run 9 a.m. to noon, while the Sunday classes will operate 1 to 4 p.m.

The partnership is a first-of-its-kind for the region, because no GED classes currently are offered on Sundays. The challenges of a work-school-family balance and other potential obstacles are discouraging many students from pursuing a GED, which affords them the opportunity for furthering their education. This initiative looks to remove some of those barriers, making students’ dreams to better their lives through education a reality.

“Education is the whole reason why we exist, so assisting with GED courses for teens and adults is a worthwhile mission—especially if it makes completing high school more attainable and accessible for a hard-to-reach community of people who may be working,” said Greg Guzman, president of Herzing University’s Toledo campus. “A weekend program of GED courses supplements the great work Penta does in the community at local libraries, The Source, and other locations.”

Debbie Morris, ABLE Coordinator at Penta, agrees the new program will help many adults, and the possibilities do not end there. "Penta's Adult Education Department is looking forward to this unique opportunity to partner with Herzing University. In addition to offering our GED/ABLE classes on site at Herzing, Penta Adult Education is also pursuing additional educational opportunities for our students with Herzing," said Morris.

Penta’s Adult Basic Education program is a student-centered learning opportunity for adults who desire to improve their learning and earning opportunities. The classes provide adult learners an opportunity to improve reading, writing and math skills in preparation to take the Official GED Test. Classes are held two days per week for three hours each day. Registration is required and orientation is mandatory.

            Those interested in learning about obtaining a GED should contact Herzing University – Toledo at 419.776.0300 or the Penta Career Center Adult Education program at 419.661.6555.

 

About Herzing University –  Toledo

Serving the local community since 2009, Herzing University – Toledo boasts state-of-the-industry classrooms and labs to provide a real-world, hands-on learning environment, consistent with its “career-focused, convenient and caring” educational mission. Its 17,000-square-foot facility is specifically designed to prepare students for dynamic careers in the fields of technology, business, healthcare, design and public safety. Students have the convenient option to take courses toward their bachelor’s or associate degree or diploma either on-campus or online through Herzing University – Toledo, and graduate degrees are available through Herzing University Online. Herzing University – Toledo is also an SAP University Alliance institution. Information about Herzing University – Toledo is available at www.herzing.edu/toledo.

Scholarships and Grants

Herzing Scholarships

Be sure to review the full list of scholarships, including the State Grants and Federal Grants that appear after the Herzing University scholarship section.

Academic Award

 General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

In order to qualify for the Academic Award, students must have a GPA in the upper 5% of the student body at their individual campus. Students need to have completed 24 semester credit hours or successfully completed their 1st payment period if they are enrolled in a clock hour program. The student must be currently enrolled in at least 12 credit hours or be enrolled in the clock hour program in the semester the award it disbursed. The student is not eligible for the award if they withdraw prior to the disbursement.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students will receive an award of $150 per eligible semester. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary. This is an automatic award determine by the Registration and Educational Funding Departments. Students will be notified if they are eligible.

Academic Persistence Award

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The Academic Persistence Award is available to students who initially enroll at Herzing University in a diploma, associate’s, or bachelor’s degree program and continue through to completion of a bachelor’s degree on a full-time basis with no interruption in their education. Transfer students must complete 75% of the credits required for the completion of their bachelor’s degree at Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A $500 tuition credit is applied during the student’s last semester of study. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and need to be submitted prior to the student’s last semester of study at Herzing University.

Adult Learner Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must receive 2 written recommendations from employers or educators, and submit a qualifying essay of 150-300 words. The essay must pertain to why they are pursuing their field of study and why they chose Herzing University. Students must also maintain a full-time course load of 12 credit hours or be full-time in their clock hour program and students must also meet satisfactory progress during the semester for which the scholarship is awarded.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

The award is for $500 per semester or payment period not to exceed 2 semesters or payment periods for a maximum of $1,000. Only 1 scholarship is available at each campus per semester. The scholarship committee at each campus will determine the recipient.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and must be returned to that department no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the first qualifying semester. Students who miss the deadline may submit an application prior to the start of their 2nd semester or payment period, but will not be eligible for the scholarship after that point.

Badge to Grad

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate students only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be employed in a profession public safety profession. Please see the following website for additional information regarding student eligibility, determination of award, and application requirements: http://lawenforcement.herzing.edu/

Community and Technical College Partnership

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses except for  Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

This scholarship is available to graduates and employees of community or technical colleges that are partnered with Herzing University in a formal transfer facilitation agreement. Recipients must be enrolling into a bachelor’s degree program at Herzing University. Graduates from the community or technical college must have completed an associate’s degree before transferring to Herzing University. Please review the list of participating colleges.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for either a 10% or $500 scholarship depending on the college agreement. The scholarship will be granted during the last semester of study at Herzing University along with a scholarship to cover the cost of their enrollment fee. For a list of partnering colleges and for scholarship amounts, please speak to the Educational Funding Department. No limit to number of students awarded. 

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and must be returned prior to starting the last semester of study at Herzing.

Dare to Care Nursing Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be enrolled in a nursing program and be willing to volunteer 10 hours per semester for 2 semesters. Along with having the willingness to volunteer, students must be willing to write an essay on what they learned in their volunteerism efforts.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Recipients and amounts are selected by the scholarship committee at each campus. Scholarships are awarded until the financial allocation of each campus is reached. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Procedures and How to Apply

Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Financial Responsibility Grant

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need 

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The Financial Responsibility Grant is awarded to any students who limit their student loan borrowing and contribute cash payments toward tuition expenses. Students cannot borrow excess student loans or take out more financial aid than the difference between their tuition expenses and their cash payment amounts for the duration of their program. Students must also maintain enrollment in their program of study without interruption in order to be eligible.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students must fill out a FAFSA to qualify for an EFC range other than Tier 4. If a student does not complete a FAFSA, they will automatically fall within the 4th Tier.

Tier

EFC Range (Estimated Family Contribution)

Cash Matching Percentage

Maximum Matching Amount

1

0-1500

100%

$1000.00

2

1501-3000

75%

$1000.00

3

3001-4500

50%

$1000.00

4

4501+

25%

$1000.00

  • Students must make on time payments according to predetermined payment plan.
  • Cash payments are defined as personal or employer payments to the school in the form of cash, money order, personal check, credit card, debit card, or certified check.
  • This grant is only good for matching payment applied to tuition after 9/1/2009.
  • Disbursements will occur in the final month of the student’s final semester of school and only if the student is on track to graduate. All predetermined payment plans must be fulfilled by the disbursement date.
  • Students who had received excess previously, but stopped receiving excess funds as of 1/1/2010 will be eligible under the new conditions of the scholarship.
  • If students re-enroll into an additional degree program at Herzing, the student is eligible for the disbursement if the student adheres to all requirements above as decided upon the campus.

No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available from the Educational Funding Department and students will be informed of the amount of their scholarship.

H.E.L.P. Scholarships

Employers have the opportunity to partner with Herzing University in order to provide special discounts and benefits for their employees who wish to earn a Herzing University degree. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding general qualifications, eligibility, criteria for selection, award amounts, and application requirements.

2014 Kick Start Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Atlanta, Birmingham, Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Omaha, Online, & Orlando campuses
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Employees and immediate family members of new Herzing Enterprise Learning Program member organizations are eligible for the Kick Start scholarship when they enroll and start their program between January-June of 2014.  Students are not allowed to receive excess loan funds while receiving this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Full time students are eligible for a maximum of $1500 and would be paid over 3 semesters.  Part time students are eligible for a maximum of $1000 paid over 3 semesters.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding department for more information.

MTMI Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Atlanta, Birmingham, Brookfield, Kenosha, Madison, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Omaha, Online, & Orlando campuses
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Clients of MTMI (Medical Technology Management Institute: http://www.mtmi.net/) are eligible for the MTMI Scholarship.  Students are not allowed to take excess loan funds while receiving this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a $500 one time scholarship.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding department for more information.

Henry G. Herzing Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is based on student’s financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be a current high school graduates who commence full-time studies at Herzing University in the same year they graduate from high school. Students must also receive recommendations from 2 references of their high school teaching or counseling staff. Lastly, students must submit a qualifying essay of 150-300 words as to why they are pursuing the field of study being applied for and why they chose Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A $500 scholarship will be awarded up to 4 semesters. One award applicant is chosen each year per campus. The scholarship committee at each campus selects the recipient.

Procedures and How to Apply

High school seniors can obtain an application from the admissions department. The deadline to submit the application, references, and essay is April 15th. Scholarship winners will be notified by May 15th.

Henry G. Herzing Scholarship for Severely Injured Service Members

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is based on student’s financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Wounded service members, spouses, and dependents of qualifying wounded service members are eligible to apply for the scholarship.  Documentation provided must have a 20% or greater service-connected disability rating and an employment handicap according to the Department of Veteran Affairs.  Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher, agree not to take excess loan funds, and demonstrate financial need.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

12 candidates will be chosen each year by the scholarship committee.  Students are eligible to receive $1,000 per award year and the scholarship will be awarded on the last day of the semester.  Students are encouraged to reapply each year to qualify for additional scholarship funds.

Procedures and How to Apply

Applications are available through the Educational Funding Department.

Alumni Back to School Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

This scholarship is available to Herzing re-enroll students starting their new program through the end of 2014. Students are not eligible to receive excess funds if they receive this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A scholarship of $500 will be applied on the last day of the semester as a 1-time scholarship.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Alumni Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Madison, Online, New Orleans, and Minneapolis campus
  • Undergraduate students only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection: Madison, Online, and New Orleans

2014 starts that have previously earned an undergraduate degree at Herzing and are enrolling into a new undergraduate program are eligible for the Alumni Scholarship.  Students must maintain a 3.0 in the first semester of their enrollment in order to maintain eligibility for the second semester.  Students may not borrow excess funds while receiving this scholarship.  This scholarship begins for the Online campus with the 7/7/2014 start.

Amount and Criteria for Determination: Madison, Online, and New Orleans

Students are eligible for up to a $1,250 award per semester for a maximum of 2 semesters.  Scholarships will be applied on the last day of the semester.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection: Minneapolis

Students, who have graduated from Herzing in the Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene program and re-enroll into the Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Program, may be eligible to the Alumni scholarship.  Students must be at least half time and re-enroll into the Bachelor’s program between September and December 2014. 

Amount and Criteria for Determination: Minneapolis

Students may be eligible for up to a $1,000 scholarship split between the first two semesters the student is enrolled in the Bachelor’s program.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Audit Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who wish to audit courses will be given a scholarship in the amount of the tuition charged to them for attending that class.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A scholarship will be applied to cover 100% of the tuition and fees billed to them for the audited course.

Procedures and How to Apply

Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding application requirements and how to apply.

Continuing Education Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who initially enroll into a continuing education program and then go on to enroll in a degree-seeking program may be eligible for the Continuing Education Scholarship.  Enrollment into that new program must be considered full-time and students must maintain continuous enrollment in the program in order to be eligible.  Students who took remedial/developmental courses and went on to a degree-seeking program are not eligible along with students who initially enrolled into the English as a Second Language continuing education program.  Students may not borrow excess funds while receiving this scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Eligibility for the scholarship will occur during enrollment in the degree-seeking program.  The amount the student paid for the continuing education program will be the amount of the scholarship applied.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding department for more information.

High School Transition Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

High school student or recent high school graduates interested in enrolling at Herzing in a degree-seeking program are eligible to take one course prior to enrolling.  Students must also pass the Wonderlic test or score a 17 or higher on the ACT/1250 on SAT.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship to cover the tuition and fees associated with the course.  The course the student is eligible to take is determined by the campus.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

Application may be necessary as determined by the campus.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Employee Dependent Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Full-time employees in good standing who have a minimum of one-year of service to Herzing University are eligible for their qualifying spouses, dependents, and relatives to receive a scholarship. The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding eligibility.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Undergraduate spouses and dependent children over 18 (natural or adopted) are eligible for a maximum 90% tuition reduction for qualifying programs. Undergraduate qualifying relatives are eligible for a maximum 50% tuition reduction for qualifying programs. All students are required to pay the cost of books and fees.

Graduate spouses, dependent children, and qualified relatives are eligible for a maximum 20% tuition reduction for qualifying programs.

The Herzing University employee must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding program eligibility and scholarship amounts.

Procedures and How to Apply

The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager regarding procedures and applications.

Employee Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Full-time employees in good standing who have a minimum of one-year service to Herzing University are eligible for a scholarship to cover their tuition expenses. The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding eligibility.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Employees are eligible for a maximum 100% tuition reduction for qualifying programs. All employees are required to pay the cost of books and fees.

The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager for more information regarding program eligibility and scholarship amounts.

Procedures and How to Apply

The employee of Herzing University must speak to his or her direct manager regarding procedures and applications.

Graduate Referral EF Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

New students starting at Herzing University are eligible for a referral scholarship. The new student must present a referral card from a member of the Alumni Herzing 500 Program.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

New students are eligible for a $50 scholarship. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

There is no application needed; however, the new student must be referred by a member of the Herzing 500 program and present the referral card as documentation. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

High School Merit Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

High school seniors whose Herzing University entrance scores are in the upper one-tenth of the scores of students accepted by Herzing University in the prior year at the campus at which the student is applying may be eligible for the High School Merit scholarship. The student must be enrolling as a full-time student in the same year he or she graduates from high school.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A $250 scholarship will be awarded for the first two semesters or payment periods of the student’s attendance at Herzing University for a total award of $500. One student per campus is awarded the scholarship per year as determined by the scholarship committee at each campus.

Procedures and How to Apply

An application can be obtained from the Admissions or Educational Funding Department and must be returned to either of those departments. The application must be submitted by August 1st of the year in which the student graduates high school. Students will be notified of the results within 2 weeks of making application for the scholarship, but not prior to January 15th of their year of graduation.

International Agreement Grant

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

International students attending Herzing University are eligible for the International Agreement Grant. Students must be attending through a qualifying partnership agreement between their home country’s school or agency and Herzing University.

Current Partnerships:

  • Horizon (Sri Lanka)
  • China- Atlanta campus only 
  • MSN Au Pairs- Madison campus only
  • Herzing College- Online campus only

Amount and Criteria for Determination

  • Horizon (Sri Lanka): Undergraduate program tuition will be reduced to $129 USD per credit. Graduate program tuition will be reduced to $216 per credit. No limit to number of students awarded.
  • China: Students are eligible to receive $500/semester for 5 semesters.  No limit to number of students awarded.
  • MSN  Au Pairs:  Student are eligible to receive a scholarship to reduce tuition to $75 per credit.  No limit to number of students awarded.
  • Herzing College:  Students are eligible to receive a scholarship to reduce tuition to $115 per credit.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. This scholarship is awarded automatically with partnership agreement.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding the partnership agreements.

Quality Assurance Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

A Herzing University student may retake a course that he or she is dissatisfied with at no additional charge for tuition, provided that the student completed and passed the course with a “C” or better, demonstrated compliance with the stated attendance policy for the course in question, is not in default on his or her student loan(s), and is in good financial standing with Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

A student is eligible for a scholarship equal to the amount of the tuition charges for the class(es) retaken. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and how to apply

No application necessary. Students simply must initiate the scheduling of a retake course and the scholarship is applied automatically.

Military Appreciation Grant

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The Military Appreciation Grant may be awarded to veterans, active duty military service members, and spouses/dependents of active duty service members.  Please see the following link for additional information regarding student eligibility, determination of award, and application requirements: http://www.herzing.edu/tuition-financial-aid/types-financial-aid/military-veteran-benefits

MBA Alumni Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Graduate students only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

The MBA Alumni Scholarship is offered to graduates of Herzing University desiring to pursue a Master’s degree level program with the university.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students will receive a scholarship up to approximately 15% off the cost of their semester tuition charges. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding scholarship amounts. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary.

Montana Workforce Development Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who can obtain a voucher from the Montana Workforce Development office are eligible for the Montana Workforce Development Scholarship.  Students may not take out excess funds if receiving this scholarship (Exceptions may be made for students enrolled in the Masters of Science in Nursing program). 

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligibility for up to a 20% reduction in tuition.  Students enrolled in the Medical Assisting and Diploma in Medical Assisting Services degree programs are eligible for a reduction in tuition to $383 per credit.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is needed; however, a voucher from the Montana Workforce Development is needed.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Nursing Programmatic Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must be enrolled in the Nursing Bridge (RN to BSN) or the Master of Science in Nursing program at the Online campus.  Please see the following website for additional information regarding student eligibility, determination of award, and application requirements:  http://corp.herzing.edu/nursingscholarship/

Orlando Nursing Programmatic Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • Orlando campus only
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the Orlando campus are eligible for a scholarship disbursed in the student’s final 3 semesters of enrollment prior to graduation. Students must maintain a full-time course schedule in each semester. Students are not allowed receive this scholarship retroactively for any semester prior to Spring 2013.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship of $1,800 for 3 semesters for a total award of $5,400. Disbursements will occur in the last month of each semester. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. The scholarship will be automatically disbursed in the last 3 semesters of the student’s enrollment.

Out of School Balance Forgiveness Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron
  • Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who wish to re-enter Herzing University  that owe a balance to school may be eligible for the Out of School Balance Forgiveness scholarship. Students are required to complete their 1st semester of their new program before becoming eligible for the scholarship. Balances caused from fraudulent account activity are not eligible to be forgiven. Students who were initially dismissed due to Satisfactory Academic Progress must first appeal their dismissal in order to become eligible for re-entry into the university.  Determination of student eligibility is up to the discretion of the campus.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students with a balance of $1,500 or under are eligible for a scholarship up to the full balance. Students will balances of $1,501 or more will be eligible for a scholarship of up to $1,500. No limit to number of students awarded; however, students who withdraw and re-enter are only eligible to receive the scholarship one time. The scholarship must be approved by the Director of Educational Funding at each campus to which the balance is owed.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Inaugural Class Scholarship

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students new to Herzing entering into a recently launched program may be eligible for the Inaugural Class Scholarship.  Undergraduate students are required to maintain a 2.0 GPA and Graduates need to maintain a 3.0 in order to receive the second disbursement of the scholarship.  Students must maintain continuous enrollment in the eligible program.  Students are not eligible to receive excess funds while receiving this scholarship.  Not all programs qualify.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department to determine program eligibility.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Full time students may be eligible for up to a $2,000 scholarship and part time students may be eligible for up to a $1000 scholarship split between 2 semesters.  No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding program eligibility. 

Institutional Scholarship for Completion of Second Degree/Major

General Qualifications

  • All US Campuses
  • Undergraduates only
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students enrolled in their second bachelor’s degree program are eligible to receive an institutional scholarship for a course of their choice during their final semester of study at Herzing University. The student must have completed their first bachelor’s degree at Herzing University.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Amount of scholarship varies based on the course the student chooses to waive. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more details on the amount of the scholarship. No limit to number of students awarded.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application necessary. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Menomonee Falls Community Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • Online campus only
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students must live or work in Menomonee Falls, WI. Students must also meet the minimum score on required entrance evaluations, have or be able to obtain proof of high school graduation or GED/HSED, or be a high school student in good standing with a graduation date before June 30 of the appropriate year. Students must also be attending full-time and be making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) during the semesters for which the scholarship is awarded. Students must not borrow excess funding in order to receive the scholarship.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for up to a $1,000 scholarship divided equally between 2 semesters. Only 20 scholarships are available in total. Selection for the Menomonee Falls Community Scholarship will be determined by the Scholarship Committee at the Online campus.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary, but the student must provide proof of residency or employment. Students can turn in documentation to the Educational Funding Department at the Online campus

Pass/Fail Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who must retake previously passed courses as a requirement of their academic plan may be eligible for the Pass/Fail Scholarship.  Typically this occurs when a student fails a certain course that requires them to retake a previously passed course.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship in the amount of the tuition and fee charges for the retake class. The Student Academic Progress (SAP) Committee will determine whether the course qualifies and the scholarship will be based on the cost of those courses.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Retake Scholarship

General Qualifications:

  • All US Campuses excluding Akron and Toledo
  • Undergraduates and Graduates
  • Scholarship is not based on financial need

Eligibility Requirements & Criteria for Selection

Students who have completed pass/fail retake courses (meaning student had to retake a previously passed course as part of their academic plan) may be eligible for the Retake Scholarship.  If students have completed their previously passed course a second time and will now be attempting to complete the original failed course, they may be able to get a scholarship to cover the costs of the course.

Amount and Criteria for Determination

Students are eligible for a scholarship in the amount of the tuition and fee charges for the retaken failed course. The Student Academic Progress (SAP) Committee will determine whether the course qualifies and the scholarship will be based on the cost of those courses.

Procedures and How to Apply

No application is necessary.  Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information.

Scholarship Restrictions

In general, students are limited to 1 scholarship only during their period of enrollment. However, exceptions regarding use of multiple scholarships may apply. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for more information regarding eligibility.

State Grants and Scholarships

Alabama State Grants

Alabama State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Birmingham campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Alabama Student Assistance Program

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Alabama Commission on Higher Education website: http://www.ache.alabama.gov/Content/Departments/StudentAsst/StudentAsst.aspx

Florida State Grants

Florida State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Orlando campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Florida Bright Futures

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/bf/bfmain.htm

Florida Student Assistance Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/FSAG.pdf

José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/JoseMarti.pdf

Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Florida Department of Education website: http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/factsheets/CDDV.pdf

Georgia State Grants

Georgia State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Atlanta campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Accel Program

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://www.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Grants_and_Scholarships/Accel_Program.aspx

Georgia Public Safety Memorial Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Grants_and_Scholarships/Public_Safety_Memorial_Grant.aspx

HOPE GED

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/HOPE_Program/_default.aspx

HOPE Private Program

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/HOPE_Program/_default.aspx

Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Grants_and_Scholarships/Georgia_Tuition_Equalization_Grant_Program.aspx

Zell Miller Scholarship

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following: https://secure.gacollege411.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/HOPE_Program/_default.aspx

Ohio State Grants

Ohio State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Akron and Herzing University- Toledo campuses. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grant. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Ohio College Opportunity Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Ohio Higher Education website: https://www.ohiohighered.org/ocog

Minnesota State Grants

Minnesota State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Minneapolis campus. Herzing University is approved to award students with the following grants. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Minnesota Child Care Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Minnesota Office of Higher Education website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=140

Minnesota Indian Scholarship

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Minnesota Office of Higher Education website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=149

Minnesota State Grant

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Minnesota Office of Higher Education website: http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=138

Nebraska State Grants

Nebraska State Grants only apply to students enrolled at the Herzing University- Omaha campus. Herzing is approved to award students with the following grant. Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Nebraska Opportunity Grant (formerly Nebraska State Grant)

In order to qualify for the Nebraska Opportunity Grant, undergraduate students must demonstrate financial need as defined by the state and be Nebraska residents. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Nebraska Coordination Commission for Postsecondary Education website: http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/Ccpe/NOG.asp

Federal Grants

In general, students may be eligible for Title IV aid if the following provisions apply:

  • The student is enrolled as a regular student in a Title IV-eligible program.
  • The student is a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • The student meets the need requirements specified.
  • The student makes satisfactory academic progress toward completing their program. Please visit the following URL to find information regarding Herzing University’s satisfactory academic progress (SAP) policy: http://www.herzing.edu/university-policy-statements
  • The student is not in default on a Title IV loan received at any institution.
  • The student has not met or exceeded aggregate loan limits.
  • The student is not concurrently receiving Title IV financial aid from another institution of higher education.
  • The student has not met or exceeded Pell lifetime eligibility limits.
  • The student does not owe a refund or repayment on a Federal Pell Grant, ACG, National SMART Grant, or Federal SEOG.
  • For additional eligibility requirements please see: http://studentaid.ed.gov/eligibility/basic-criteria

Information regarding disbursements

All Federal Grant disbursements will begin in Week 3 of each student’s award period. Funds are applied to student’s ledger accounts and excess funds will be disbursed within 14 days after the date of disbursement. Textbooks are included in the cost of tuition therefore Pell eligible students will not receive early disbursements of the Federal Pell Grant.

Please contact the Educational Funding Department for further information.

Applying for Title IV aid

All students who apply for federal financial aid are required to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students are encouraged to visit the following website to fill out their FAFSA: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Herzing University’s school code is: 009621

Federal Pell Grant

Federal Pell Grants are given to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. Students are required to fill out a FAFSA in order to qualify. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Federal Student Aid website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/pell

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants are awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional financial need. Students must be Pell eligible undergraduate students, attending at a half-time or greater status, who have not earned a bachelor’s degree. Students are required to fill out a FAFSA in order to qualify. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, criteria for selection, amounts awarded, and procedures on how to apply please visit the following Federal Student Aid website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grants-scholarships/fseog

Advantages for International Students

Why Should You Choose Herzing University?

Here are some of the many reasons that international students choose Herzing University.

A High-Quality Education

The United States is recognized as having the most distinguished university system in the world. As part of that system, Herzing University has programs and courses that feature the current and future knowledge and skills employers look for in university graduates. Our expert faculty members are leaders in their fields.

We pride ourselves on giving individual attention to our students through our 18:1 average student-to-professor ratio in our classrooms. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report—a news publisher known for its authoritative educational rankings—recognized Herzing University in 2014 for having one of the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” in the United States.

An Authentic American Experience

All Herzing University classes are integrated and include a variety of students from the United States and around the globe. International students and U.S. students learn, collaborate, and study together in every class.

International students learn about American education and culture, and importantly, American students and faculty enhance their global knowledge and perspectives by sharing experiences with international students. Students say that these relationships formed at Herzing University are often the most valuable, both in the classroom and throughout their careers.

Cultural Support for You and Peace of Mind for Your Family

At Herzing University, we understand that international students need support when they move to the U.S. Herzing University professionals in student services can help in a variety of areas such as dietary, religious, or other cultural needs. We can also help you find the place you’ll call home during your stay at Herzing University.

All international students will be connected with an on-campus Herzing University ambassador—a knowledgeable, accessible person who can provide one-on-one assistance with any questions, concerns, or needs you might have. You’ll have peace of mind, and so will your family back home.

We’re Focused on Your Success

At Herzing University, we’re not just interested in enrolling you as a student. From the day you arrive to the day you graduate, we help you succeed. Whatever you need, help is just a phone call or an email away.

Whether it’s assistance with time management, a personal issue, or a difficult course, Herzing University’s dedicated faculty and staff will provide the individual attention you need to overcome any obstacles and get back on the road to success.

An Education Experience that is Personal

Herzing University’s supportive, personalized approach to education ensures that all Herzing University students have the tools and assistance they need to maximize their educational and career success. Herzing University’s leadership, faculty, and staff will get to know you as an individual. At Herzing University you will feel like a valued member of our learning community, not like a number.

Complete Your Degree in Three Years or Earn a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Four Years

While most U.S. universities have a two semester academic year, Herzing University has a three semester academic year. So, if you’d like to accelerate your bachelor’s degree completion to pursue your career or to save a year of U.S. living expenses, you can earn your degree in three years instead of four. Or, to help you take maximum advantage of your available study time in the U.S., Herzing University also offers an accelerated program where you can earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in four years total.

Gain Practical Work Experience Through OPT

Optional Practical Training [OPT] is U.S. work experience that Herzing University international students with F-1 status can gain for up to one year after completing their degrees, through the permission of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. If you are approved for this program, you can extend your student visa for one year while you gain valuable U.S. work experience.

Simple, Facilitated Admissions Process and Online Enrollment

At Herzing University, our admissions process is completed entirely online. The process is simple, and each international student is matched with a personal advisor for step-by-step assistance in submitting online all required documentation and information, including transcripts and diplomas. Once you are accepted into Herzing University, enrollment in your courses is also entirely online for maximum convenience.

Fast Acceptance and Three Start Dates Per Year

At Herzing University, we typically provide acceptance decisions within one week of receiving all required application materials.  Most other U.S. universities take much longer.  We also have three start dates each year for students to begin their Herzing University programs in the U.S. This helps students begin their studies in the U.S. as soon as possible.

Favorable Tuition and Fees

In the U.S., in-state tuition is the best available tuition rate. This is the tuition that a U.S. citizen residing in a given state pays to attend universities located in that state.

Herzing University’s tuition is very competitive, and it compares favorably to U.S. in-state tuition rates. This often makes Herzing University’s competitive tuition rate even more affordable than schools offering scholarships.

Online - Admissions International Students

Welcome International Students!

Earn your U.S. degree without putting your life on hold.

At Herzing University, we are passionate about educating professionals worldwide with the skills that provide you with new opportunities for career advancement. Herzing University Online was created to provide busy professionals the flexibility of completing your degree online and on your schedule!

Herzing University is committed to provide a career-focused, convenient and caring education that fosters student success both academically and professionally. For our international students, this means that we treat you as part of the Herzing family, and we help you step-by-step in your journey with us to earn your U.S. degree and realize your career goals.

Why earn your U.S. degree online?

According to an extensive 2009 study by the U.S. Department of Education:

“Students who took all or part of their class online performed better, on average, than those taking the same course through traditional face-to-face instruction.”

Enjoy maximum flexibility

Studying for a U.S. degree online can provide you with additional flexibility without sacrificing quality. Busy professionals may not have the luxury of abandoning their job or family to pursue a degree at a traditional campus. Online learning is an excellent solution. To better understand how Herzing’s online courses work, see our Online FAQ’s.

Study in the U.S.

You can also study in the U.S. at one of our select campuses.

Every year, more students choose to earn their U.S. degree by combining online programs with traditional campus-based programs. This is called hybrid learning. At Herzing University Online, hybrid learning may be done in two ways:

  • Combine your Herzing University Online courses with study at one of Herzing’s traditional campuses in the U.S. – The Herzing Online curriculum is designed to be fully integrated with curriculum at other Herzing University campuses, so credits will transfer seamlessly.
  • Combine your Herzing University Online courses with study at a local university in your country – Herzing is open to collaborative study programs with qualified universities around the world. Note that accreditation requirements and degree recognition may differ by country and by university. If you plan to study at a local university, our team may assist you to evaluate if recognition of course credits would be possible.

Our Community

Find Your Way at Herzing

At Herzing University, you're much more than just a number. Here, we know our students by name. From day one you are part of a community of learners who are committed to your academic, personal, and professional success. Discover why our student-first approach, individual attention, and caring community set us apart from other colleges and universities.

Caring, Experienced Faculty

We believe that providing you with a caring, supportive community will have a positive impact on your learning experience. That's why we hire faculty who are passionate about teaching and making a difference in your education:

  • Learn from our more than 625 faculty who, as topic experts in their field, bring a wealth of industry-specific experience and knowledge to the classroom.
  • Our graduate faculty hold doctorate degrees in their subject areas, and have the academic and professional accomplishments required to provide you with a quality learning experience.
  • Faculty work together across disciplines to ensure you receive the individual attention and support needed for academic success.
  • At Herzing, individual attention is just a phone call or email away. Our faculty are known for their willingness to help students with questions, difficult classes, or personal concerns outside of scheduled office hours.

Lifelong Connections

Our community of learners extends well beyond graduation. With more than 40,000 alumni, you will make connections that last a lifetime. Join the Herzing Alumni Association and stay connected to your community.

Meet Herzing People

  • Learn more about our faculty, the experience they bring to the classroom, and why they love working at Herzing University.
  • Find out what students say about their Herzing experience and what they plan to do with their Herzing degree.
  • Read how our graduates are making a difference in their communities and professions.

Find your way and make lifelong connections at Herzing University. Learn more about our innovative career programs, talk to an advisor, or apply today.

Minneapolis – About Herzing

Herzing University was one of the first post-secondary institutions founded to prepare students for careers in the computer industry. Founded in 1965 by Henry and Suzanne Herzing, providing a career-focused, convenient, and caring education has been the focus of Herzing, even as it grew to encompass campuses in eight U.S. states and the founding of its Online and Continuing Education divisions.

While expanding its campuses, Herzing also diversified its educational programs to include the fields of business, electronics, healthcare, graphic design, and public safety. It also raised the level of credentials from diplomas to associate and bachelor of science degrees at all U.S. campuses and master's degrees at the Online campus.

The managers and executives of Herzing are leaders in their respective industries, and Herzing University has been nationally recognized for its community service.

Herzing University is the only woman-owned accredited university in the United States and is WBE certified by the National Woman Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC).  It also has been recognized as a member of the 2012 GI Jobs magazine list of “Military Friendly Schools.”

What Employers Are Saying About Our Graduates

Atlanta – About Herzing

Herzing University was one of the first post-secondary institutions founded to prepare students for careers in the computer industry. Founded in 1965 by Henry and Suzanne Herzing, providing a career-focused, convenient, and caring education has been the focus of Herzing, even as it grew to encompass campuses in eight U.S. states and the founding of its Online and Continuing Education divisions.

While expanding its campuses, Herzing also diversified its educational programs to include the fields of business, electronics, healthcare, graphic design, and public safety. It also raised the level of credentials from diplomas to associate and bachelor of science degrees at all U.S. campuses and master's degrees at the Online campus.

The managers and executives of Herzing are leaders in their respective industries, and Herzing University has been nationally recognized for its community service.

Herzing University is the only woman-owned accredited university in the United States and is WBE certified by the National Woman Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC).  It also has been recognized as a member of the 2012 GI Jobs magazine list of “Military Friendly Schools.”

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