Heald College-Rancho Cordova

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1,375 students
Private for-profit

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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 1,375 students (58% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Heald College-Rancho Cordova is one of 14 community colleges within Sacramento County, CA.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Rancho Cordova (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Heald College-Rancho Cordova 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

Student Body

The student population of 1,375 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,375 students
1,287 students
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
799 students
832 students
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 576 students
1,021 students
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Heald College-Rancho Cordova sch enrollment Heald College-Rancho Cordova sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
13%
2%
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
25%
7%
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
15%
12%
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Black (2006-2012)
% White
46%
66%
Heald College-Rancho Cordova White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Heald College-Rancho Cordova sch ethnicity Heald College-Rancho Cordova sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,020 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,020 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,020 $5,940
Heald College-Rancho Cordova In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,020 $10,072
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 88%
78%
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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