Heald College-Concord (Closed 2015)
- Heald College prepares students for academic, personal, and professional success through quality career-focused programs that develop skills to last a lifetime.
Heald College-Concord served 1,232 students (83% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 was higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment was 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which was more than the state average of 77%.
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Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
At least 2 but less than 4 years
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Source: 2015 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- Heald is regionally accredited private career college that has been preparing students for rewarding careers in Business, Technology and Healthcare for over 140 years. We started with one campus in San Francisco, back in 1863, and we've expanded to 11 campuses across the western United States: Concord, Fresno, Hayward, Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Salinas, San Francisco, San Jose, Stockton, Honolulu and Portland. For more than 140 years, Heald College has been committed to preparing students for academic, personal, and professional success through quality career-focused programs that develop skills to last a lifetime. Because Heald College is a nonprofit educational institution, it invests in its students by providing small classes and fostering a supportive environment for learning. Over the last several years, Heald Concord has expanded to better meet the growing demand for qualified business, technology, medical and dental degree graduates in the area. Established in 1975, Heald Concord has a strong presence in the community and an outstanding reputation with local employers. Located in a 66,000-square-foot, fully networked facility, Heald College Concord serves all of Contra Costa County. The building features a beautiful, multi-purpose conference center with complete wireless capability. The campus has expanded three times over the last several years to better meet the growing local demand for qualified business, technology and healthcare degree graduates. Recently it began offering a dental assisting program and added a state-of-the-art dental lab. All Heald campuses are regionally accredited through the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). That means we're recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for meeting high standards for providing excellence in education.
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