Carrington College-San Jose

6201 San Ignacio Ave.
San Jose, CA 95119-0000
Tel: (408)960-0162
School Highlights
  • Carrington College-San Jose serves 805 students (91% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Carrington College-San Jose is one of 8 community colleges within Santa Clara County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Evergreen Valley College (4.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 29% 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 staff92 staff
Carrington College-San Jose Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered1510

Student Body

  • The student population of 805 has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment805 students7,516 students
Carrington College-San Jose Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:144:1
Carrington College-San Jose Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students734 students1,613 students
Carrington College-San Jose Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students71 students5,903 students
Carrington College-San Jose Part-Time Students (2014-2016)
Carrington College-San Jose Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Carrington College-San Jose American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2010)
% Asian
Carrington College-San Jose Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Carrington College-San Jose Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Carrington College-San Jose Black (2007-2016)
% White
Carrington College-San Jose White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Carrington College-San Jose Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Two or more races
Carrington College-San Jose More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
Carrington College-San Jose Non Resident (2014-2016)
Carrington College-San Jose Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups 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.0.700.73
Carrington College-San Jose Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Carrington College-San Jose Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2008-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$34,900
Carrington College-San Jose Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%78%
    Carrington College-San Jose % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$12,219$9,500
    Carrington College-San Jose Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$5,700$5,500
    Carrington College-San Jose Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate100%96%
    Carrington College-San Jose Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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