Carrington College-San Leandro

15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
San Leandro, CA 94578-1977
Tel: (510)276-3888
  • The mission of Western Career College is to provide education in the majors and disciplines of health, legal and technical fields of study, that lead to an Associate in Science Degree and/or a Certificate of Achievement. Western Career College is committed to a skills-based approach to education, and strives to identify and support the achievement of student-learning outcomes throughout its institution and learning community.
School Highlights
  • Carrington College-San Leandro serves 509 students (91% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Carrington College-San Leandro is one of 10 community colleges within Alameda County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Chabot College (4.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 70% over five years.
Carrington College-San Leandro(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 Faculty13 staff97 staff
Carrington College-San Leandro Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered1010

Student Body

  • The student population of 509 has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment509 students7,516 students
Carrington College-San Leandro Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio39:144:1
Carrington College-San Leandro Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students461 students1,613 students
Carrington College-San Leandro Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students48 students5,903 students
Carrington College-San Leandro Part-Time Students (2014-2016)
Carrington College-San Leandro Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Carrington College-San Leandro American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Carrington College-San Leandro Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Carrington College-San Leandro Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Carrington College-San Leandro Black (2007-2016)
% White
Carrington College-San Leandro White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Carrington College-San Leandro Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Two or more races
Carrington College-San Leandro More (2010-2016)
% Unknown races
Carrington College-San Leandro Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.740.73
Carrington College-San Leandro Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Carrington College-San Leandro Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$34,900
Carrington College-San Leandro Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%78%
    Carrington College-San Leandro % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$12,218$9,500
    Carrington College-San Leandro Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$5,700$5,500
    Carrington College-San Leandro Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate93%96%
    Carrington College-San Leandro Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Established in 1967, Western Career College has helped thousands of students with busy lives achieve their career goals and obtain a higher level of success through education. Western Career College is a subsidiary of U.S. Education Corporation, one of the nation's leading providers of career training. Western Career College has 8 convenient campus locations in Northern California. WCC campus are located at Antioch, Citrus, Heights, Pleasant Hill, Sacramento, Stockton, Emeryville, San Leandro and San Jose. Western Career College is a leading provider of career training in the areas of health care, graphics design and criminal justice. Programs offered at San Leandro campus includes Medical (Medical Assisting, Health Information Technology, Medical Billing, Vocational Nursing and Massage Therapy), Dental Assisting, Pharmacy Technology and Veterinary Technology. Western Career College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Secretary of Education.

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