Heald College-San Francisco (Closed 2015)

  • 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 serves 750 students (76% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 62% over five years.
Heald College-San Francisco(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 Faculty39 staff149 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Heald College-San Francisco has declined by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Heald College-San Francisco diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment750 students8,598 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:145:1
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# Full-Time Students568 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students182 students6,583 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
32%
12%
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% Hispanic
32%
43%
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% Black
16%
7%
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% White
13%
25%
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% Hawaiian
3%
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.750.73
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College Completion Rate
42%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,900$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 Aid94%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 Rate94%86%
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Source: 2015 (or latest year available) 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Heald College-San Francisco is FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (0.4 miles away).
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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.