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Heald College

Phone: (808) 955-1500 Fax: (808) 955-6964 1500 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814 http://www.heald.edu ! There is an alert on Heald College !

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This company is a college offering Career Education with AAS Degrees.

BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

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Based on BBB files, this business has a BBB Rating of No Rating. The reason is as follows:

  • This business has no rating because it is out of business.

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Heald College
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: February 10, 1975 Business started: 02/02/1917 Business started locally: 02/02/1917 Business incorporated 06/29/1993 in CA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

State of Hawaii Department of Taxation
PO Box 1425, Honolulu HI 96806
Phone Number: (808) 587-4242
The number is W20216594-01.

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mrs. Mike Van-lear, Executive Director Ms. Maria Buccat, Director of Financial Svcs. Ms. Dawn Kim, Director's Assistant
Contact Information
Principal: Mrs. Mike Van-lear, Executive Director
Business Category

Schools - Academic - Colleges & Universities Schools - Business & Vocational Career & Outplacement Counseling

Alternate Business Names
Honolulu Business College
Out of Business

On April 26, 2015 BBB was notified that Corinthian Colleges the parent company of Heald College, Everest College, Wyotech and Everest College Phoenix, ceased operations and all campuses closed on Monday, April 27, 2015. Heald is in the process of identifying other colleges and universities to which students may be able to transfer and complete their studies.Heald asks that students refer to www.cci.edu which houses 2 important documents: a student letter and a student FAQ document. Students should also plan to visit their Heald Home Campus on Wednesday, April 29 and Thursday, April 30 between the hours of 10AM and 4PM to pick up their transcript and any personal belongings they may have at their campuses in order to facilitate student transfers so that studies can continue.The Heald Central Administrative Offices will also close within the next few days.

According to information in BBB files, this company is no longer in business. If you have an unresolved dispute with this company you may wish to contact the Hawaii State Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs Office of Consumer Protection at 808-586-2630 or seek legal advice. For information on continuing your education, please contact the resources found on the webpage via this link: 



BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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