Heald College was founded in San Francisco California in 1863 by Edward Payson Heald. The school has expanded since then, opening campuses in Oregon, Hawaii as well as throughout California. The school has survived through two major earthquakes and two world wars, but its goal to provide business education has never wavered, though it has evolved to include a variety of programs in different fields.
Heald College offers a variety of programs and specializations for students to choose from. The programs are in the growing areas of law, business, technology and health care. The courses are designed to prepare individuals for a career in their field of study. Not all programs are available at all schools and interested student should check the website to see which locations their desired program is available.
Available programs include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrolling at Heald College must complete the application and meet with an admissions advisor for an interview. Students without high school diplomas or GEDs will not be considered. Students are also required to take a placement exam for their program of study. Student interested in financial aid can determine their personal costs (before loans) through the use of the school website's education cost calculator. Once determined students should meet with a financial aid advisor and explore his or her options.
Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Security and Protective Services
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The overall cost students will pay at Heald College – Salinas is approximately $17,200 after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at Heald College – Salinas, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $14,000-$16,000
- Per unit charges are around $540 for part time students
- Required fees for full-time students: $130
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||95%||$6,311|
|Receiving Student Loans||93%||$8,422|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Heald College – Salinas.
- CET - Soledad in Soledad, CA (28 miles away)
- Western Career College - San Jose in San Jose, CA (37 miles away)
- Western Career College - San Leandro in San Leandro, CA (73 miles away)
- Computer Tutor Business and Technical Institute in Modesto, CA (76 miles away)
- The English Center in Oakland, CA (80 miles away)