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 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 31 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Heald College-Rancho Cordova(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty31 staff149 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Heald College-Rancho Cordova has declined by 21% 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 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment857 students8,598 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:145:1
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# Full-Time Students719 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students138 students6,583 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
6%
12%
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% Hispanic
12%
43%
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% Black
9%
7%
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% White
18%
25%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Unknown races
50%
4%
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Diversity Score0.690.73
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College Completion Rate
35%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,900$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,620 is less than the state average of $19,155. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,620$19,155
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%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

  • 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

The nearest community college to Heald College-Rancho Cordova is San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova (0.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 113 students | 0.10 Mi11000 Olson Drive, Suite 100
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    (916) 638-7582
    0.10113
  • 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
  • 31,366 students | 5.30 Mi4700 College Oak Dr
    Sacramento, CA 95841
    (916) 484-8011
    5.3031,366
  • 1,214 students | 5.60 Mi8909 Folsom Blvd.
    Sacramento, CA 95826
    (916) 361-1660
    5.601,214
  • MTI College
    Private for-profit
    787 students | 5.70 Mi5221 Madison Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95841
    (916) 339-1500
    5.70787
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,458 per year for in-state students and $6,710 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,155 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in California is Coastline Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.