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Carrington College California-Sacramento
Carrington College California-Sacramento 8909 Folsom Blvd Sacramento, CA 95826 Phone: (916) 361-1660
  • General Information
    About Carrington College California-Sacramento

    Your success starts here. Get the education you need for a rewarding career in the areas of health care, graphics design, and criminal justice. At Western Career College, you can obtain valuable career training in a highly supportive learning environment, attending classes at the times and places that are convenient to you. At Western Career College, our focus is on you, the student. From enrollment through graduation and throughout your career, we strive to ensure your success. Our dedicated staff provides the support you need to complete your program in a timely manner; we help you find the type of employment you want; and we provide the type of up-to-date, hands-on education that prepares you to excel in your new career. Employers know and value our highly motivated, experienced and knowledgeable graduates. Many programs offer a certificate of achievement, and all programs lead to an Associate in Science Degree. Policy on Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity in Education and Employment Western Career College affords equal treatment and opportunity to all persons and prohibits discrimination based on race, creed, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, or medical condition, such as a physical or mental disability, in any of its functions or activities, including employment, educational programs and services, admissions, and financial aid. If you would like to communicate with an Admissions Representative or take a tour of the campus, and you have a disability which requires accommodation, please send an email which includes the nature of disability and desired accommodation by using our contact form. Silicon Valley College Update Silicon Valley College is now part of Western Career College. Silicon Valley College, which has built an outstanding reputation for providing quality education in the fields of health care and computer graphics, is now part of Western Career College. The same highly successful programs offered by Silicon Valley College, taught by the same outstanding faculty, are now being offered under the Western Career College name and its WASC regional accreditation.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Private for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • 2-4 years certificate
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 431
    Percent Admitted 100%
    Men Admitted 100%
    Women Admitted 100%
    Full Time Retention Rate 66%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 2,388
    Native American 35
    Asian 355
    African American 475
    Hispanic 406
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,537
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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