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 higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 63%.
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 (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
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
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,131 teachers has grown by 78% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,131 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
654 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 477 students
1,017 students
Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
26%
2%
% Hawaiian
3%
1%
% Hispanic
31%
7%
% Black
21%
12%
% White
13%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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. 0.72 0.53

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
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Source: 2013 (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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