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?
- 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.
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.
|#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.
Where Is Carrington College, Sacramento?
Contact details for Carrington College, Sacramento are given below.
|Address:||8909 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95826|
Admission Requirements for Carrington College, Sacramento
|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?
Can I Afford Carrington College, Sacramento?
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
Of the 3,261 full-time undergraduates at Carrington College, Sacramento, 12% are male and 88% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Carrington College, Sacramento students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||279|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,400|
Online Learning at Carrington College, Sacramento
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Carrington College, Sacramento has changed over the last few years.
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%|
|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.
|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|
|Health Sciences & Services||25||0||25|
|Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services||0||8||8|
*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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