• 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.

School Highlights

Heald College-Rancho Cordova served 857 students (84% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 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%.

School Overview

Heald College-Rancho Cordova
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
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
31 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
857 students
8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
24:1
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# Full-Time Students
719 students
2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students
138 students
6,350 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
n/a
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% Asian
6%
12%
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% Hispanic
12%
47%
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% Black
9%
6%
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% White
18%
23%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
50%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.69
0.70
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College Completion Rate
35%
28%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,900
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Private State Tuition Fees
$13,620
$21,060
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
88%
79%
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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

  • 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. Heald College is regionally accredited and strives to ensure a top-notch educational experience like no other. Its tradition of superior instruction, student attention, flexibility and lifetime job placement assistance sets Heald College apart from other educational institutions – these make up the Heald Advantage. Since its establishment in 1912, Heald Rancho Cordova has evolved into a leading career college that offers a range of programs in business, technology and healthcare. As the greater Sacramento area emerges as a great market for new jobs, we continue to carry out our tradition of educating students to become uniquely qualified for rewarding careers with local employers. Heald College in Rancho Cordova, California builds upon a legacy of teaching that started in 1912. The school occupies a 46,000-square-foot building with classrooms that are fully networked, providing Internet access for all students. Heald is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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