Heald College-Fresno

Tel: (559)438-4222
1,814 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-Fresno serves 1,814 students (73% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Heald College-Fresno is one of 9 community colleges within Fresno County, CA.
The nearest community college is San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno (0.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Heald College-Fresno 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 61 staff
59 staff
Heald College-Fresno Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,814 teachers has grown by 98% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,814 students
1,282 students
Heald College-Fresno Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
22:1
Heald College-Fresno student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,327 students
810 students
Heald College-Fresno Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 487 students
1,017 students
Heald College-Fresno Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Heald College-Fresno Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Heald College-Fresno American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
4%
2%
Heald College-Fresno Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
48%
7%
Heald College-Fresno Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
12%
Heald College-Fresno Black (2006-2013)
% White
15%
57%
Heald College-Fresno White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Heald College-Fresno More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
24%
3%
Heald College-Fresno Unknown (2006-2013)
Heald College-Fresno 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. 0.59 0.53
Heald College-Fresno Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,620 is more than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,620 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,620 $10,294
Heald College-Fresno Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Heald College-Fresno % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Heald is a nonprofit, 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. Since its establishment in 1906, Heald Fresno has evolved into a leading career college that offers a range of programs in business, technology and healthcare. The Fresno, California campus of Heald College opened in 1906. As San Joaquin Valley emerges as a market for new jobs, Heald College continues a tradition of providing uniquely qualified graduates from its 38,000-square-foot facility. 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?
Fresno, 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 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Fresno, CA is Fresno City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.