875 Howard Street Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Heald College prepares students for academic, personal, and professional success through quality career-focused programs that develop skills to last a lifetime.

School Highlights

Heald College-San Francisco served 750 students (76% of students were full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment was 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which was more than the state average of 74%.

School Overview

Heald College-San Francisco
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
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
39 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
750 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
568 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
182 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
106 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
568 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
182 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
32%
14%
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% Hispanic
32%
45%
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% Black
16%
5%
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% White
13%
26%
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% Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.75
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
42%
28%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,900
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Private State Tuition Fees
$13,620
$20,540
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
94%
86%
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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
94%
86%
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Source: 2015 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Heald is a for profit, regionally accredited private career college that has been preparing students for rewarding careers in Business, Technology and Healthcare for over 140 years. We started with one campus in San Francisco, back in 1863, and we've expanded to 11 campuses across the western United States: Concord, Fresno, Hayward, Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Salinas, San Francisco, San Jose, Stockton, Honolulu and Portland. 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. San Francisco, California is the original home of Heald College, founded in 1863 by Edward Payson Heald. The 60,000-square-foot campus features fully networked computers and labs. The San Francisco campus offers focused curriculum, outstanding instruction and concern and attention for its students' lives and future. There's nothing like attending college surrounded by the dynamic energy of this thriving city. Heald College San Francisco is a leading career college that offers a range of programs in business, technology and healthcare. And as the greater San Francisco Bay Area rebounds as a strong market for new jobs, we continue educating students to become uniquely qualified for rewarding careers with top Bay Area employers. All Heald campuses are regionally accredited through the Accrediting Commission for community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). That means we're recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for meeting high standards for providing excellence in education.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Heald College-San Francisco cost?

Heald College-San Francisco's private state tuition is approximately $13,620.

What is the acceptance rate of Heald College-San Francisco?

The acceptance rate of Heald College-San Francisco is 94%, which is higher than the state average of 86%.

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