Carrington College-San Jose

5883 Rue Ferrari, Ste. 125
San Jose, CA 95138
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School Highlights

Carrington College-San Jose serves 629 students (88% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.

Top Placements

Carrington College-San Jose places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Carrington College-San Jose(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty31 staff145 staff
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Number of Programs Offered911

Student Body

The student population of Carrington College-San Jose has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Carrington College-San Jose diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment629 students8,590 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:145:1
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# Full-Time Students556 students2,007 students
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# Part-Time Students73 students6,583 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
16%
12%
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% Hispanic
53%
43%
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% Black
4%
7%
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% White
16%
25%
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% Hawaiian
3%
-
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.73
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College Completion Rate
74%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$34,600
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Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid51%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,247$10,063
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,751
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Acceptance Rate93%91%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Carrington College-San Jose is Evergreen Valley College (4.5 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,458 per year for in-state students and $6,710 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,072 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 score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in California is California College San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.