Heald College-Rancho Cordova (Closed 2015)

  • 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 serves 857 students (84% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Heald College-Rancho Cordova is one of 10 community colleges within Sacramento County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Heald College-Rancho Cordova is San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Heald College-Rancho Cordova(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 Faculty31 staff97 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Heald College-Rancho Cordova has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The Heald College-Rancho Cordova diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment857 students7,516 students
Student:Teacher Ratio28:144:1
# Full-Time Students719 students1,613 students
# Part-Time Students138 students5,903 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Asian
6%
13%
% Hispanic
12%
37%
% Black
9%
7%
% White
18%
32%
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
50%
5%
Diversity Score0.690.73
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
35%
29%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,900$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 Aid88%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

  • 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).

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • n/a students | 0.20 Mi11000 Olson Drive, Suite 100
    Rancho Cordova CA  95670
    (916)638-7582
    0.20n/a
  • Bryan College-Gold River
    Private, for profit
    85 students | 2.20 Mi2339 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 111
    Rancho Cordova CA  95670
    (916)649-2400
    2.2085
  • 29,133 students | 5.50 Mi4700 College Oak Dr
    Sacramento CA  95841
    (916)484-8011
    5.5029,133
  • 1,385 students | 5.60 Mi8909 Folsom Blvd
    Sacramento CA  95826
    (916)361-1660
    5.601,385
  • 748 students | 5.70 Mi5221 Madison Ave
    Sacramento CA  95841
    (916)339-1500
    5.70748
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.