2017 Student Success Scorecard

Statewide

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation, with more than 2.3 million duplicated students attending 114 colleges. Our colleges provide students with the knowledge and background necessary to compete in today's economy. With a wide range of educational offerings, the colleges provide workforce training, basic courses in English and math, certificate and degree programs and preparation for transfer to four-year institutions.

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Remedial / ESL
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Persistence
30 Units
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Career Technical Education
Career Development/College Preparation
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College Profile

The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2015-16 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2010-11.

Total Students
2,355,825

Gender Rate
Female 53.3%
Male 45.5%
Unknown 1.1%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 25.9%
20 to 24 years old 31.7%
25 to 39 years old 26.9%
40 or more years old 15.5%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 6.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 11.5%
Filipino 2.8%
Hispanic 42.7%
Pacific Islander 0.4%
White 27.3%
Two or more Races 3.7%
Unknown 4.7%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 1,137,618.7
Credit Sections 346,360
Non-Credit Sections 30,526
Median Credit Section Size 26
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 55.0%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 42.4%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 615:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**2,292,2522,310,3062,317,9452,355,825
Gender
Female**53.0%53.0%53.1%53.3%
Male**45.9%45.9%45.8%45.5%
Unknown**1.1%1.1%1.1%1.1%
Age
Less than 20 years old**24.1%24.4%24.9%25.9%
20 to 24 years old**31.8%32.2%32.2%31.7%
25 to 39 years old**26.7%26.8%26.8%26.9%
40 or more years old**17.4%16.7%16.1%15.5%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**7.2%7.1%6.7%6.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.5%0.4%0.4%0.4%
Asian**11.5%11.3%11.4%11.5%
Filipino**2.9%2.9%2.9%2.8%
Hispanic**38.3%40.2%41.7%42.7%
Pacific Islander**0.5%0.5%0.4%0.4%
White**30.2%29.0%28.2%27.3%
Two or more Races**3.2%3.5%3.7%3.7%
Unknown**5.7%5.0%4.5%4.7%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**1,107,256.91,122,604.71,133,287.11,137,618.7
Credit Sections**303,499323,693337,685346,360
Non-Credit Sections**25,60428,41929,45530,526
Median Credit Section Size**28272626
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**56.9%56.1%56.1%55.0%
Percentage of First-Generation Students****40.1%*41.7%*42.4%
Student Counseling Ratio**718:1722:1657:1615:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2010-11 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2015-16 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

34.2% N=170,903
Gender Rate N
Female 36.2 94,126
Male 31.6 75,421
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 38.3 81,459
20-24 30.0 42,165
25-39 32.1 33,089
40 OR OVER 27.5 14,183
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 19.5 18,568
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 26.0 1,171
ASIAN 48.0 8,907
FILIPINO 43.5 4,257
HISPANIC 33.1 75,879
PACIFIC ISLANDER 29.1 1,121
WHITE 38.7 47,147

Remedial English

46.9%
N=167,970
Gender Rate N
Female 49.4 88,846
Male 44.0 77,628
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 53.2 98,181
20-24 38.6 36,226
25-39 38.8 23,622
40 OR OVER 33.5 9,937
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 31.6 17,475
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 34.1 1,020
ASIAN 62.7 13,860
FILIPINO 57.4 5,019
HISPANIC 45.1 76,829
PACIFIC ISLANDER 42.9 1,134
WHITE 50.4 39,552

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

30.5%
N=30,077
Gender Rate N
Female 32.0 18,537
Male 28.4 11,160
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 48.7 5,632
20-24 40.2 5,852
25-39 26.2 10,590
40 OR OVER 16.5 7,997
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 22.0 863
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 18.9 37
ASIAN 39.6 10,101
FILIPINO 34.3 400
HISPANIC 21.7 10,849
PACIFIC ISLANDER 31.0 84
WHITE 32.5 5,628

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Transfer Level Achievement

The percent of first-time students in 2014-15 who complete 6 units and attempt any Math or English in their first year who complete a transfer-level course in Math or English in their first or second year.

Transfer Level Achievement Math

  1-Year 2-Year
  17.0% N=154,350 28.6% N=154,350
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 15.3 79,772 26.8 79,772
Male 18.9 73,199 30.4 73,199
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 18.7 128,800 30.8 128,800
20-24 10.3 15,656 19.6 15,656
25-39 6.9 7,280 15.7 7,280
40 OR OVER 3.0 2,610 8.3 2,610
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 7.9 7,636 16.0 7,636
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 8.4 634 14.0 634
ASIAN 41.1 13,798 57.0 13,798
FILIPINO 25.0 5,273 40.8 5,273
HISPANIC 11.0 79,203 21.0 79,203
PACIFIC ISLANDER 12.0 717 22.3 717
WHITE 20.8 38,185 34.1 38,185

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  37.9% N=154,350 56.3% N=154,350
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 39.0 79,772 58.5 79,772
Male 36.6 73,199 53.9 73,199
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 40.3 128,800 59.0 128,800
20-24 25.5 15,656 42.9 15,656
25-39 26.6 7,280 44.9 7,280
40 OR OVER 22.9 2,610 37.0 2,610
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.1 7,636 42.5 7,636
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.8 634 47.6 634
ASIAN 41.8 13,798 63.1 13,798
FILIPINO 45.9 5,273 67.6 5,273
HISPANIC 32.0 79,203 51.2 79,203
PACIFIC ISLANDER 27.6 717 44.8 717
WHITE 49.0 38,185 65.1 38,185

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

78.0% N=47,962
Gender Rate N
Female 78.2 22,859
Male 77.7 24,590
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.8 42,350
20-24 70.4 3,319
25-39 73.6 1,559
40 OR OVER 75.6 730
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 74.1 1,400
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 70.9 175
ASIAN 78.4 6,643
FILIPINO 81.8 1,551
HISPANIC 77.6 13,436
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.5 184
WHITE 78.6 20,090

Persistence Unprepared For College

75.2%
N=149,758
Gender Rate N
Female 76.1 78,120
Male 74.2 70,214
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.5 116,133
20-24 66.8 15,984
25-39 72.3 11,232
40 OR OVER 78.2 6,402
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.9 11,127
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 70.4 646
ASIAN 83.2 13,254
FILIPINO 79.0 4,608
HISPANIC 74.6 69,252
PACIFIC ISLANDER 72.5 877
WHITE 74.8 38,675

Persistence Overall

75.9%
N=197,720
Gender Rate N
Female 76.6 100,979
Male 75.1 94,804
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.1 158,483
20-24 67.4 19,303
25-39 72.5 12,791
40 OR OVER 77.9 7,132
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.2 12,527
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 70.5 821
ASIAN 81.6 19,897
FILIPINO 79.7 6,159
HISPANIC 75.1 82,688
PACIFIC ISLANDER 73.0 1,061
WHITE 76.1 58,765

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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30 Units

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

75.1% N=47,962
Gender Rate N
Female 76.3 22,859
Male 74.0 24,590
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.6 42,350
20-24 64.3 3,319
25-39 64.7 1,559
40 OR OVER 59.5 730
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 65.7 1,400
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.6 175
ASIAN 77.4 6,643
FILIPINO 78.6 1,551
HISPANIC 73.9 13,436
PACIFIC ISLANDER 65.2 184
WHITE 76.0 20,090

30 Units Unprepared For College

66.8%
N=149,758
Gender Rate N
Female 68.7 78,120
Male 64.6 70,214
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 68.9 116,133
20-24 55.9 15,984
25-39 61.3 11,232
40 OR OVER 65.2 6,402
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 56.2 11,127
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 58.4 646
ASIAN 79.6 13,254
FILIPINO 72.8 4,608
HISPANIC 65.1 69,252
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.8 877
WHITE 68.0 38,675

30 Units Overall

68.8%
N=197,720
Gender Rate N
Female 70.5 100,979
Male 67.0 94,804
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.0 158,483
20-24 57.3 19,303
25-39 61.7 12,791
40 OR OVER 64.6 7,132
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 57.3 12,527
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 58.8 821
ASIAN 78.9 19,897
FILIPINO 74.3 6,159
HISPANIC 66.5 82,688
PACIFIC ISLANDER 61.5 1,061
WHITE 70.7 58,765

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Degree Transfer - Completion

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

70.6% N=47,962
Gender Rate N
Female 74.0 22,859
Male 67.4 24,590
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 72.6 42,350
20-24 58.2 3,319
25-39 53.0 1,559
40 OR OVER 47.3 730
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.4 1,400
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 56.0 175
ASIAN 81.5 6,643
FILIPINO 75.7 1,551
HISPANIC 64.4 13,436
PACIFIC ISLANDER 63.0 184
WHITE 71.7 20,090

Persistence Unprepared For College

40.8%
N=149,758
Gender Rate N
Female 42.3 78,120
Male 39.0 70,214
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 43.6 116,133
20-24 30.8 15,984
25-39 31.3 11,232
40 OR OVER 30.5 6,402
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 32.9 11,127
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.6 646
ASIAN 56.8 13,254
FILIPINO 50.5 4,608
HISPANIC 36.6 69,252
PACIFIC ISLANDER 38.3 877
WHITE 44.0 38,675

Persistence Overall

48.0%
N=197,720
Gender Rate N
Female 49.5 100,979
Male 46.4 94,804
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 51.4 158,483
20-24 35.5 19,303
25-39 33.9 12,791
40 OR OVER 32.2 7,132
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 36.2 12,527
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 38.4 821
ASIAN 65.1 19,897
FILIPINO 56.9 6,159
HISPANIC 41.1 82,688
PACIFIC ISLANDER 42.6 1,061
WHITE 53.5 58,765

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Technical Education

Percentage of students completing more than eight units in courses classified as career technical education (or apprenticeship ) in a single discipline for the first time in 2010-11 tracked for six years through 2015-16 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

53.9% N=134,389
Gender Rate N
Female 57.2 64,970
Male 50.8 67,839
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 65.6 38,298
20-24 57.1 36,384
25-39 46.0 40,600
40 OR OVER 41.0 19,084
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 46.5 9,788
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 47.2 676
ASIAN 60.3 15,282
FILIPINO 62.9 4,257
HISPANIC 53.0 42,840
PACIFIC ISLANDER 52.3 633
WHITE 53.5 49,273

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit)

Percentage of students tracked for six years through 2015-16, who started first time in 2010-11 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit) Overall

13.8% N=65,497
Gender Rate N
Female 14.8 37,377
Male 12.4 26,932
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 23.4 15,792
20-24 16.7 8,624
25-39 11.4 19,779
40 OR OVER 7.6 21,156
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 14.8 2,725
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 15.9 157
ASIAN 17.8 12,588
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 13.3 30,310
PACIFIC ISLANDER 13.7 161
WHITE 13.5 8,589

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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SkillsBuilder

The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2013-2014 and left the system without receiving any type of traditional outcome such as transfer to a four year college or completion of a degree or certificate.

Career Builder - Mediam Earnings Change

+22.6% N=81,262
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Administration of Justice 15.4% 8,578
Child Development/Early Care and Education 25.7% 7,352
Accounting 32.7% 7,077
Police Academy 18.0% 5,042
Fire Technology 21.8% 3,229
Business and Commerce, General 31.3% 3,073
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 26.1% 3,028
Business Management 26.5% 2,957
Emergency Medical Services 40.9% 2,861
Information Technology, General 30.2% 2,283

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 23.4% 35,763
Male 22.3% 44,506
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 180.1% 4,396
20-24 70.5% 21,341
25-39 19.8% 35,447
40 OR OVER 8.8% 20,063
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 18.8% 5,106
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 17.2% 409
ASIAN 26.8% 7,603
FILIPINO 21.3% 2,387
HISPANIC 27.4% 27,820
PACIFIC ISLANDER 15.9% 423
WHITE 19.9% 31,026

*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
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