Heald College-Hayward (Closed 2015)

25500 Industrial Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
  • 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-Hayward serves 943 students (76% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Heald College-Hayward is one of 9 community colleges within Alameda County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Heald College-Hayward is Chabot College (0.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Heald College-Hayward(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 Faculty29 staff97 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Heald College-Hayward has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Heald College-Hayward 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 Enrollment943 students7,516 students
Student:Teacher Ratio33:144:1
# Full-Time Students718 students1,613 students
# Part-Time Students225 students5,903 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
18%
13%
% Hispanic
33%
37%
% Black
14%
7%
% White
12%
32%
% Hawaiian
4%
-
% Two or more races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
16%
5%
Diversity Score0.800.73
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
40%
29%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,600$34,600

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,620 is less than the state average of $19,157. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,620$19,157
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%78%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$11,676$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$8,826$5,500
Acceptance Rate (Year 2013)88%86%
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Heald is a nonprofit, regionally accredited private career college with campuses throughout the western United States in California, Oregon and Hawaii. We've been preparing students for workplace success since our establishment in 1863. Heald College started with one campus in San Francisco 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. Since its establishment in 1967, Heald Hayward has evolved into a leading career college that offers business, technology, medical, and dental programs. As the greater Hayward area emerges as a great market for new jobs with top Bay Area employers, we continue to carry out our tradition of educating students to become uniquely qualified for rewarding careers. The campus covers 58,000-square-foot facility, serving the greater Hayward area. The campus has a Learning Resource Center featuring a library and a computer lab. There are 780 computers, 17 servers, and fiber-optic data communications and online database in all classrooms. You'll find free email and Internet access on campus, Medical lab with leading healthcare technology, 1,800-square-foot dental lab with digital radiography equipment, a dark room for x-ray development, and sterilization and materials labs, On-site catering truck and vending machines in large student lounge and Bookstore on campus. Program offered at Hayward campus includes Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Office Skills, Sales and Marketing, Software Technologies, Cisco® Systems, Microsoft® Windows® 2003, Network Security, Network Systems Administration, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting and Medical Office Administration. 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).

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Heald College-Hayward is Chabot College (0.7 miles away).
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    Hayward CA  94545
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    Fremont CA  94539
    (510)659-6000
    13.2011,318
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    Alameda CA  94501
    (510)522-7221
    13.405,712
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