Heald College-Portland

6035 NE 78th Ct, Portland
OR, 97218-2852
Tel: (503)505-5400
862 students
Private for-profit

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Over 140 years ago, Edward Payson Heald opened the first Heald College in San Francisco, California. Heald's mission was to prepare students for business careers by providing them with career education that focused on practical, hands-on learning. Heald has persevered since 1863 - weathering two major earthquakes and two World Wars - always remaining true to its original mission. As the needs of the workplace changed, the Heald College curriculum evolved from business courses to degrees in business, technology and healthcare, opening campuses across California, Hawaii, and Oregon.
School Highlights:
Heald College-Portland serves 862 students (62% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 18%.
Heald College-Portland is one of 7 community colleges within Multnomah County, OR.
The nearest community college is Concorde Career College-Portland (4.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Heald College-Portland 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 862 teachers has grown by 342% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
862 students
1,287 students
Heald College-Portland Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
534 students
832 students
Heald College-Portland Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 328 students
1,021 students
Heald College-Portland Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Heald College-Portland sch enrollment Heald College-Portland sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
7%
2%
Heald College-Portland Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
11%
7%
Heald College-Portland Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
12%
Heald College-Portland Black (2006-2012)
% White
70%
66%
Heald College-Portland White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Heald College-Portland sch ethnicity Heald College-Portland 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. 0.48 0.45
Heald College-Portland Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,020 is more than the state average of $5,845. 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 $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,020 $5,845
Heald College-Portland In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,020 $10,047
Heald College-Portland Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 90%
78%
Heald College-Portland Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Designed to provide the ideal learning environment for people who are looking for a student-centered, career-focused education, the Heald philosophy is based on small class sizes and outstanding instruction. Heald has 11 campuses throughout the western United States in California, Oregon and Hawaii. Each campus has its own unique atmosphere, but they all deliver the same quality education to put you on a solid career path. Portland is one of our newer campuses, having joined the Heald College family in 1996. Its convenient, downtown location gives Heald a high profile in the business community and offers students easy access to public transportation. Heald Portland offers career-focused programs in business, technology and healthcare to meet the demands of Portland's growing employer base. Our campus at Portland is a 27,500-square-foot facility in the heart of Portland's business and civic center. Classrooms designed to maximize student comfort. Learning Resource Center featuring a library and a computer lab containing 305 student computers and 10 servers with Internet access on campus. Medical lab has leading healthcare technology. Heald is regionally accredited through the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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For Portland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,232 per year for in-state students and $7,696 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,266 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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