Akron Institute of Herzing University

1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100, Akron, OH

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Herzing University is a privately owned career institution that operates twelve locations in eight states. The school was founded in 1965 as a computer programming school in Milwaukee, after which it quickly expanded through the acquisition of other schools. The school has received several name changes, having started as Herzing Institute, then Herzing College, and eventually Herzing University to better reflect the programs and degree levels offered. The school also offers online education as part of its evolving educational offerings.

Herzing University offers large number of programs that prepare individuals for a career in a high demand field. Programs are taught by experienced and qualified faculty that prepares students through practical application of skills in preparation for employment. Undergraduate and graduate level programs are available, allowing students to choose an education that best suits their needs, resulting in a certificate, associate’s degree, bachelors or masters.

Programs offered include:

  • Dental Assisting
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Game Development

It is the mission of Herzing University to provide high-quality undergraduate and graduate degrees and diploma programs to prepare a diverse and geographically distributed student population to meet the needs of employers in technology, business, healthcare (including social work), design, and public safety. Career-oriented degree programs include a complementary and integrated general education curriculum established to stimulate students’ intellectual growth, to contribute to their personal development, and to enhance their potential for career advancement.

Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois, 60614-1413,, (800) 621-7400.

Akron Location

Akron Institute of Herzing University is located at 1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100 in the city of Akron. This campus has a graduating class size which is close to ninety-four students annually. This location offers services for students in the form of distance learning courses for students who wish to obtain their education online, job placement options for students after graduation, and career counseling for students in need of help. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $13,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $530 to $630 per credit hour
  • Required fees: $810

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$3,358
Receiving Student Loans95%$6,702

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