Heald College-Salinas (Closed 2015)

School Highlights
Heald College-Salinas serves 682 students
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
Heald College-Salinas is one of 2 community colleges within Monterey County, CA.
The nearest community college to Heald College-Salinas is Hartnell College (2.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Heald College-Salinas(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 Faculty24 staff97 staff
This chart display total faculty of Heald College-Salinas and community college average number of faculty in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Heald College-Salinas has declined by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Heald College-Salinas diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment682 students7,516 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Heald College-Salinas and community college average number of enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio28:144:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Heald College-Salinas and community college average student staff ratio of CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
# Full-Time Students-1,613 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Heald College-Salinas and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
# Part-Time Students-5,903 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Heald College-Salinas and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
% Asian
4%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Heald College-Salinas and the percentage of Asian community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
% Hispanic
43%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Heald College-Salinas and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
% Black
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Heald College-Salinas and the percentage of Black community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
% White
6%
32%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Heald College-Salinas and the percentage of White community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Heald College-Salinas and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
% Unknown races
44%
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heald College-Salinas. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.620.73
This chart display the diversity score of Heald College-Salinas and the community college average diversity score of CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
College Completion Rate
51%
29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Heald College-Salinas and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$34,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Heald College-Salinas and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of CA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

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
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Heald College-Salinas and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of CA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%78%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Heald College-Salinas and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$11,676$9,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Heald College-Salinas and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,826$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Heald College-Salinas and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate72%86%
This chart display the percent admitted of Heald College-Salinas and the community college average percent admitted of CA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Heald College-Salinas is Hartnell College (2.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 9,800 students | 2.40 Mi411 Central Avenue
    Salinas CA  93901
    (831) 755-6700
    2.409,800
  • 7,727 students | 15.30 Mi980 Fremont St
    Monterey CA  93940
    (831) 646-4000
    15.307,727
  • n/a students | 15.90 MiPresidio of Monterey
    Monterey CA  93944
    (831) 242-5828
    15.90n/a
  • 5,531 students | 18.60 Mi5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
    Gilroy CA  95020
    (408) 848-4800
    18.605,531
  • 13,594 students | 24.90 Mi6500 Soquel Dr
    Aptos CA  95003
    (831) 479-6100
    24.9013,594
Recent Articles
Learn about the steps you need to take to successfully transfer from a community college to a 4-year institution.
Online courses are an affordable and convenient alternative to attending a traditional university. With the advent of the first all-online community college in California, the world of community college is changing and changing quickly. Keep reading to learn more.
Many people view college campuses as bastions of free speech, but recent actions taken by some institutions of higher learning indicate that this may not always be the case.
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 Coastline Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.