Heald College-Rancho Cordova

Tel: (916)414-1700
857 students
Pivate, for profit
  • Heald is a nonprofit, regionally accredited private career college with campuses throughout the western United States in California, Oregon and Hawaii. We've been preparing students for workplace success since our establishment in 1863.
School Highlights
Heald College-Rancho Cordova serves 857 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 68%.
Heald College-Rancho Cordova is one of 12 community colleges within Sacramento County, CA.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Rancho Cordova (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 56% over five years.
College Heald College-Rancho Cordova (CA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 31 staff 78 staff
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 857 has declined by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 857 students 2,419 students
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 44:1
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 719 students 1,297 students
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 138 students 5,258 students
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Heald College-Rancho Cordova American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2012)
% Asian
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Black (2006-2014)
% White
Heald College-Rancho Cordova White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
Heald College-Rancho Cordova More (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.69 0.73
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,020 is less than the state average of $16,796. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $13,020 $16,796
Heald College-Rancho Cordova In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88% 81%
Heald College-Rancho Cordova % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • For more than 140 years, Heald College has been committed to preparing students for academic, personal, and professional success through quality career-focused programs that develop skills to last a lifetime. Because Heald College is a nonprofit educational institution, it invests in its students by providing small classes and fostering a supportive environment for learning. Heald College is regionally accredited and strives to ensure a top-notch educational experience like no other. Its tradition of superior instruction, student attention, flexibility and lifetime job placement assistance sets Heald College apart from other educational institutions – these make up the Heald Advantage. Since its establishment in 1912, Heald Rancho Cordova has evolved into a leading career college that offers a range of programs in business, technology and healthcare. As the greater Sacramento area emerges as a great market for new jobs, we continue to carry out our tradition of educating students to become uniquely qualified for rewarding careers with local employers. Heald College in Rancho Cordova, California builds upon a legacy of teaching that started in 1912. The school occupies a 46,000-square-foot building with classrooms that are fully networked, providing Internet access for all students. Heald is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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Did You Know?
Sacramento County, CA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Sacramento County, CA is Cosumnes River College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.