Heald College-Concord

5130 Commercial Circle
Concord, CA 94520
Tel: (925)288-5800
1,508 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-Concord serves 1,508 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Heald College-Concord is one of 7 community colleges within Contra Costa County, CA.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Concord (3.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Heald College-Concord 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 48 staff
59 staff
Heald College-Concord Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,508 teachers has grown by 85% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,508 students
1,282 students
Heald College-Concord Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
925 students
810 students
Heald College-Concord Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 583 students
1,017 students
Heald College-Concord Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Heald College-Concord Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
7%
2%
% Hawaiian
2%
1%
% Hispanic
21%
7%
Heald College-Concord Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
16%
12%
% White
21%
57%
Heald College-Concord White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
% Unknown races
27%
3%
Heald College-Concord Unknown (2006-2013)
Heald College-Concord 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. 0.73 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
Heald College-Concord In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,620 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
89%
Heald College-Concord % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Heald is 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. Over the last several years, Heald Concord has expanded to better meet the growing demand for qualified business, technology, medical and dental degree graduates in the area. Established in 1975, Heald Concord has a strong presence in the community and an outstanding reputation with local employers. Located in a 66,000-square-foot, fully networked facility, Heald College Concord serves all of Contra Costa County. The building features a beautiful, multi-purpose conference center with complete wireless capability. The campus has expanded three times over the last several years to better meet the growing local demand for qualified business, technology and healthcare degree graduates. Recently it began offering a dental assisting program and added a state-of-the-art dental lab. 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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Contra Costa, 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Contra Costa, CA is Contra Costa College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.