Heald College-Salinas (Closed 2015)

1450 N Main St
Salinas, CA 93906
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 (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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

Student Body

  • The student population of Heald College-Salinas has stayed relatively flat 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 declined by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment682 students7,516 students
Student:Teacher Ratio28:144:1
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.620.73
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$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 Aid97%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)72%86%
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Heald College-Salinas is Hartnell College (2.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
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    Salinas CA  93901
  • 7,727 students | 15.20 Mi980 Fremont St
    Monterey CA  93940
  • n/a students | 15.70 MiPresidio of Monterey
    Monterey CA  93944
  • 5,531 students | 18.90 Mi5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
    Gilroy CA  95020
  • 13,594 students | 24.60 Mi6500 Soquel Dr
    Aptos CA  95003
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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.