Heald College-San Francisco

875 Howard Street Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415)808-3000
1,270 students
Pivate, 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 1,270 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 86% 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 FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

Heald College-San Francisco Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,270 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,270 students
1,303 students
Heald College-San Francisco Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
583 students
836 students
Heald College-San Francisco Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 687 students
1,046 students
Heald College-San Francisco Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Heald College-San Francisco sch enrollment Heald College-San Francisco sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
33%
2%
Heald College-San Francisco Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
34%
7%
Heald College-San Francisco Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
18%
12%
Heald College-San Francisco Black (2006-2012)
% White
14%
67%
Heald College-San Francisco White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Heald College-San Francisco More (2010-2011)
Heald College-San Francisco sch ethnicity Heald College-San Francisco 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. 0.72 0.45
Heald College-San Francisco 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-San Francisco In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,020 $10,072
Heald College-San Francisco Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 94%
78%
Heald College-San Francisco Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
5 Alternative Methods for Earning Community College Credits
5 Alternative Methods for Earning Community College Credits
Not all community college students spend their winter and summer break on vacation. Some utilize that time to take a few extra classes and earn credits that can help them graduate early. Other students test out of courses and receive credit for work experiences in order to get ahead. In this article, learn about the various methods you can use to pursue extra college credits.
Free Community College Coming Soon? President Obama Hopes So
Earlier this year, President Obama outlined a proposal that would make community college free for millions of community college students. What does it mean for you?
Mental Health Support for Community College Students
With serious mental health issues on the rise on college campuses nationwide, community colleges are scrambling to provide expanded mental health services to students.
Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,378 per year for in-state students and $7,695 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,091 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in California is California College-San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.