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Carrington College, Sacramento Overview

Located in Sacramento, California, Carrington College, Sacramento is a private for-profit institution. Sacramento is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Carrington College, Sacramento Known For?

2,053 Undergraduate Awards
45% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Carrington College, Sacramento is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 18% of the faculty were full-time.

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Carrington College, Sacramento Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Carrington College, Sacramento has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#29 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Carrington College, Sacramento.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Health Sciences & Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Best Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#70 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Carrington College, Sacramento?

Location of Carrington College, Sacramento

Contact details for Carrington College, Sacramento are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 8909 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95826
Phone: 916-361-1660
Website: https://carrington.edu/

Admission Requirements for Carrington College, Sacramento

Submission Required?
High School GPA neither required nor recommended
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Carrington College, Sacramento?

45% Acceptance Rate
94% Of Accepted Are Women
Carrington College, Sacramento has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.Approximately 6% of accepted students are men and 94% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 24%, and the acceptance rate for women is 48%.

Can I Afford Carrington College, Sacramento?

40% Take Out Loans
14.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Carrington College, Sacramento, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $8,722 a year. That adds up to $34,888 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carrington College, Sacramento is 14.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Carrington College, Sacramento Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,261 Full-Time Undergraduates
88% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,261 full-time undergraduates at Carrington College, Sacramento, 12% are male and 88% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Carrington College, Sacramento

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Carrington College, Sacramento students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Carrington College, Sacramento Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 431
Black or African American 279
Hispanic or Latino 1,400
White 826
International Students 21
Other Races/Ethnicities 304

Online Learning at Carrington College, Sacramento

0 Took All Classes Online
972 Took At Least One Class Online
-25.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 972 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Carrington College, Sacramento has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 51st most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Carrington College, Sacramento

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Carrington College, Sacramento was -25.8%. This is the #2,700 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Carrington College, Sacramento regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Carrington College, Sacramento majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 78%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 72%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 29%
Health Professions 57%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 72%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Carrington College, Sacramento ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Carrington College, Sacramento.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants #25
Dental Support Services #42
Health Sciences & Services #67
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #74
Health & Medical Administrative Services #442

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Carrington College, Sacramento Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 243 642 885
Dental Support Services 165 290 455
Health & Medical Administrative Services 9 264 273
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 98 97 195
Allied Health Professions 19 58 77
Criminal Justice & Corrections 16 59 75
Nursing 58 0 58
Health Sciences & Services 25 0 25
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 8 8
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 0 2 2
TOTAL 633 1,420 2,053

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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