Heald College-Rancho Cordova

Tel: (9.1)641-4170
1,262 students
Private 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 1,262 students (70% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is lower than the community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Heald College-Rancho Cordova is one of 14 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 35 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
College Heald College-Rancho Cordova Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 35 staff
61 staff
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,262 has grown by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.93 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 34% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,262 students 1,296 students
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 889 students
814 students
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 373 students
1,040 students
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Heald College-Rancho Cordova American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Black (2006-2013)
% White
Heald College-Rancho Cordova White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Two or more races
Heald College-Rancho Cordova More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Unknown (2006-2013)
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.93 0.68
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,620 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,620 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,620 $5,660
Heald College-Rancho Cordova In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,620 $10,250
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
Heald College-Rancho Cordova % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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?
For Sacramento County, CA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,991 per year for in-state students and $8,867 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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 0.76, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Sacramento County, CA is International Academy of Design and Technology-Sacramento. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.