Carrington College-San Leandro

15555 East 14th St., Ste. 500
San Leandro, CA 94578
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  • 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 251 students (75% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 67% over five years.
Carrington College-San Leandro(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty13 staff308 staff
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Number of Programs Offered710
School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Carrington College-San Leandro has declined by 50% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The Carrington College-San Leandro diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment251 students8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:124:1
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# Full-Time Students189 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students62 students6,350 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
10%
12%
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% Hispanic
46%
47%
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% Black
22%
6%
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% White
12%
23%
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% Hawaiian
3%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score0.710.70
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College Completion Rate
71%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid48%79%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,376$10,376
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,000
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Acceptance Rate92%89%
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Source: 2020 (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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The nearest community college to Carrington College-San Leandro is Chabot College (4.2 miles away).
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