Carrington College-San Leandro

  • 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 9 community colleges within Alameda County, CA.
The nearest community college to Carrington College-San Leandro is Chabot College (4.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Number of Programs Offered1010

Student Body

The student population of Carrington College-San Leandro has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The Carrington College-San Leandro 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
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Student : Teacher Ratio39:144:1
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# Full-Time Students461 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students48 students5,903 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
9%
13%
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% Hispanic
42%
37%
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% Black
20%
7%
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% White
18%
32%
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% Hawaiian
4%
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% Two or more races
6%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.740.73
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College Completion Rate
66%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$34,600
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Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,218$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,700$5,500
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Acceptance Rate93%96%
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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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Carrington College-San Leandro is Chabot College (4.2 miles away).
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