• 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 served 943 students (76% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 was higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment was 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which was more than the state average of 74%.

School Overview

Heald College-Hayward
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, for profit
Public
Total Faculty
29 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
943 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
33:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
718 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
225 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
125 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
718 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
225 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
18%
14%
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% Hispanic
33%
45%
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% Black
14%
5%
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% White
12%
26%
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% Hawaiian
4%
n/a
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
16%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.82
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
40%
28%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,600
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Private State Tuition Fees
$13,620
$20,540
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
93%
86%
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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 Rate
88%
86%
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Source: 2015 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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).

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Heald College-Hayward cost?

Heald College-Hayward's private state tuition is approximately $13,620.

What is the acceptance rate of Heald College-Hayward?

The acceptance rate of Heald College-Hayward is 88%, which is higher than the state average of 86%.

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