Heald College-Concord (Closed 2015)

5130 Commercial Circle
Concord, CA 94520
  • Heald College prepares students for academic, personal, and professional success through quality career-focused programs that develop skills to last a lifetime.

School Highlights

Heald College-Concord serves 1,232 students (83% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 75%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Heald College-Concord(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 Faculty46 staff145 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Heald College-Concord has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Heald College-Concord diversity score of 0.80 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,232 students8,590 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:145:1
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# Full-Time Students1,020 students2,007 students
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# Part-Time Students212 students6,583 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
9%
12%
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% Hispanic
22%
43%
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% Black
15%
7%
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% White
18%
25%
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% Hawaiian
2%
-
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Unknown races
29%
4%
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Diversity Score0.800.73
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College Completion Rate
35%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,900$34,600
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,620 is less than the state average of $19,072. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,620$19,072
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,676$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,826$5,500
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Acceptance Rate88%86%
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Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • 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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