Heald College-San Francisco (Closed 2015)

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 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 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Heald College-San Francisco is one of 3 community colleges within San Francisco County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Heald College-San Francisco is Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Heald College-San Francisco(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 Faculty39 staff97 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Heald College-San Francisco has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment750 students7,516 students
Student:Teacher Ratio19:144:1
# Full-Time Students568 students1,613 students
# Part-Time Students182 students5,903 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
32%
13%
% Hispanic
32%
37%
% Black
16%
7%
% White
13%
32%
% Hawaiian
3%
-
% Two or more races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Diversity Score0.750.73
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
42%
29%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,900$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 Aid94%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)94%86%
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.

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