Heald College-San Francisco

875 Howard Street Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415)808-3000
750 students
Private for-profit
Heald College prepares students for academic, personal, and professional success through quality career-focused programs that develop skills to last a lifetime.
School Highlights
Heald College-San Francisco serves 750 students (76% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 68%.
Heald College-San Francisco is one of 4 community colleges within San Francisco County, CA.
The nearest community college is Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
College Heald College-San Francisco (CA) Community College Avg.
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 39 staff
78 staff

Student Body

The student population of 750 has declined by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 750 students 2,419 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
44:1
# Full-Time Students 568 students
1,297 students
# Part-Time Students 182 students
5,258 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
32%
13%
% Hispanic
32%
37%
% Black
16%
7%
% White
13%
32%
% Hawaiian
3%
-
% Two or more races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
5%
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. 0.75 0.73

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
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
81%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Heald is a for profit, regionally accredited private career college that has been preparing students for rewarding careers in Business, Technology and Healthcare for over 140 years. We started with one campus in San Francisco, back in 1863, and we've expanded to 11 campuses across the western United States: Concord, Fresno, Hayward, Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Salinas, San Francisco, San Jose, Stockton, Honolulu and Portland. 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. San Francisco, California is the original home of Heald College, founded in 1863 by Edward Payson Heald. The 60,000-square-foot campus features fully networked computers and labs. The San Francisco campus offers focused curriculum, outstanding instruction and concern and attention for its students' lives and future. There's nothing like attending college surrounded by the dynamic energy of this thriving city. Heald College San Francisco is a leading career college that offers a range of programs in business, technology and healthcare. And as the greater San Francisco Bay Area rebounds as a strong market for new jobs, we continue educating students to become uniquely qualified for rewarding careers with top Bay Area employers. All Heald campuses are regionally accredited through the Accrediting Commission for community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). That means we're recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for meeting high standards for providing excellence in education.

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,220 per year for in-state students and $6,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,796 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in California is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.