Heald College-San Francisco

875 Howard Street Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415)808-3000
1,131 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 1,131 students (58% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is lower than the community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 71%.
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 32 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
College Heald College-San Francisco 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 32 staff
61 staff
Heald College-San Francisco Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,131 has grown by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,131 students 1,296 students
Heald College-San Francisco Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
21:1
Heald College-San Francisco Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 654 students
814 students
Heald College-San Francisco Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 477 students
1,040 students
Heald College-San Francisco Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Heald College-San Francisco Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Heald College-San Francisco American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
26%
5%
Heald College-San Francisco Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
31%
21%
Heald College-San Francisco Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
21%
15%
Heald College-San Francisco Black (2006-2013)
% White
13%
51%
Heald College-San Francisco White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
3%
-
Heald College-San Francisco Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Heald College-San Francisco More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Heald College-San Francisco Unknown (2006-2013)
Heald College-San Francisco 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. 0.77 0.68
Heald College-San Francisco 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-San Francisco In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,620 $10,250
Heald College-San Francisco Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Heald College-San Francisco % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $2,964 per year for in-state students and $7,315 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,947 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 0.52. 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.