2018 Student Success Scorecard

San Diego City College

Founded in 1914, San Diego City College is the first community college in San Diego and the fifth established in California. Located in the 8th largest city in America, our 60-acre urban campus comprises 1/5 of the footprint of downtown San Diego. A Hispanic-Serving Institution, City College has a robust student services program that helps more than 16,000 students reach their educational goals. Known for its prestigious faculty and innovative programs, City College prepares students to transfer to four-year colleges and enriches our regional workforce by offering more than 200 degrees and certificates, including Nursing, Cosmetology, Information Technology, Engineering and the Sciences.

College Profile
Remedial / ESL
Transfer Level Achievement
Persistence
30 Units
Degree Transfer
Career Technical Education
Career Development/College Preparation
SkillsBuilder
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College Profile

The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2016-17 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2011-12.

Total Students
24,904

Gender Rate
Female 52.9%
Male 47.1%
Unknown 0.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 20.9%
20 to 24 years old 35.7%
25 to 39 years old 33.6%
40 or more years old 9.8%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 9.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 6.7%
Filipino 3.3%
Hispanic 47.8%
Pacific Islander 0.5%
White 24.6%
Two or more Races 4.9%
Unknown 2.4%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 10,486.2
Credit Sections 4,091
Non-Credit Sections 207
Median Credit Section Size 22
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 49.9%
Percentage of First-Generation Students **
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 464:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students22,58721,95523,70924,51624,904
Gender
Female52.9%52.3%52.5%52.8%52.9%
Male47.0%47.7%47.5%47.2%47.1%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old21.1%19.1%20.4%21.9%20.9%
20 to 24 years old33.2%34.6%34.5%34.4%35.7%
25 to 39 years old33.4%34.2%33.9%33.4%33.6%
40 or more years old12.3%12.0%11.2%10.2%9.8%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American11.7%12.0%11.1%10.5%9.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.5%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%
Asian6.3%6.3%6.5%6.5%6.7%
Filipino3.3%3.3%3.2%3.0%3.3%
Hispanic43.7%44.8%46.5%47.7%47.8%
Pacific Islander0.5%0.4%0.5%0.5%0.5%
White25.9%25.1%24.5%24.2%24.6%
Two or more Races3.9%4.4%4.5%4.7%4.9%
Unknown4.0%3.4%3.0%2.7%2.4%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students9,668.510,456.610,498.810,732.710,486.2
Credit Sections3,1613,4423,9274,1644,091
Non-Credit Sections186187229234207
Median Credit Section Size2624232222
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty54.5%51.5%51.4%48.3%49.9%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**********
Student Counseling Ratio676:11,293:1648:1465:1464:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2011-12 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2016-17 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

24.3% N=2,180
Gender Rate N
Female 25.0 1,210
Male 23.4 970
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 29.0 921
20-24 19.6 566
25-39 24.0 501
40 OR OVER 16.1 192
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 15.8 303
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 10.0 10
ASIAN 36.9 65
FILIPINO 33.3 42
HISPANIC 24.9 1,271
PACIFIC ISLANDER 18.2 11
WHITE 28.2 341

Remedial English

46.7%
N=1,586
Gender Rate N
Female 50.4 899
Male 41.9 687
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 54.0 828
20-24 39.8 384
25-39 41.0 283
40 OR OVER 27.5 91
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 36.8 204
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 57.1 *
ASIAN 61.7 60
FILIPINO 52.9 34
HISPANIC 47.2 1,038
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 44.9 167

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

43.5%
N=200
Gender Rate N
Female 43.1 123
Male 44.2 77
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 61.8 55
20-24 48.9 45
25-39 37.9 66
40 OR OVER 17.6 34
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 59.5 42
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 50.0 58
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 38.4 73
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 14.3 21

*: 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 2015-16 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
  10.9% N=1,774 20.1% N=1,774
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 10.1 999 19.4 999
Male 11.9 775 21.0 775
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 11.8 1,283 20.8 1,283
20-24 8.9 293 18.8 293
25-39 9.3 162 20.4 162
40 OR OVER 2.8 36 5.6 36
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 7.8 193 18.1 193
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 * 50.0 *
ASIAN 24.4 90 37.8 90
FILIPINO 21.7 46 41.3 46
HISPANIC 8.7 1,108 16.5 1,108
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 16.1 236 26.7 236

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  33.2% N=1,774 51.8% N=1,774
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 34.5 999 53.5 999
Male 31.5 775 49.7 775
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 36.3 1,283 54.2 1,283
20-24 24.2 293 44.4 293
25-39 27.8 162 48.8 162
40 OR OVER 19.4 36 38.9 36
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.4 193 46.1 193
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 * 100.0 *
ASIAN 40.0 90 60.0 90
FILIPINO 43.5 46 60.9 46
HISPANIC 33.5 1,108 52.4 1,108
PACIFIC ISLANDER 11.1 * 44.4 *
WHITE 35.2 236 50.8 236

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

71.7% N=233
Gender Rate N
Female 73.2 112
Male 70.2 121
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 74.4 156
20-24 71.1 38
25-39 58.1 31
40 OR OVER 75.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 80.0 10
FILIPINO 66.7 *
HISPANIC 70.4 108
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 *
WHITE 79.1 67

Persistence Unprepared For College

72.4%
N=1,810
Gender Rate N
Female 73.0 1,039
Male 71.6 771
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.2 1,289
20-24 67.7 266
25-39 72.5 178
40 OR OVER 75.3 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.8 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 79.1 86
FILIPINO 67.8 *
HISPANIC 73.5 1,113
PACIFIC ISLANDER 76.9 *
WHITE 68.9 235

Persistence Overall

72.3%
N=2,043
Gender Rate N
Female 73.0 1,151
Male 71.4 892
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.3 1,445
20-24 68.1 304
25-39 70.3 209
40 OR OVER 75.3 85
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.0 224
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 79.2 96
FILIPINO 67.6 68
HISPANIC 73.2 1,221
PACIFIC ISLANDER 64.7 17
WHITE 71.2 302

*: 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 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

66.1% N=233
Gender Rate N
Female 64.3 112
Male 67.8 121
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 69.9 156
20-24 65.8 38
25-39 48.4 31
40 OR OVER 62.5 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 87.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 70.0 10
FILIPINO 55.6 *
HISPANIC 62.0 108
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 70.1 67

30 Units Unprepared For College

57.8%
N=1,810
Gender Rate N
Female 57.2 1,039
Male 58.6 771
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 57.2 1,289
20-24 56.8 266
25-39 62.9 178
40 OR OVER 59.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 54.6 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 72.1 86
FILIPINO 64.4 *
HISPANIC 58.6 1,113
PACIFIC ISLANDER 69.2 *
WHITE 50.6 235

30 Units Overall

58.7%
N=2,043
Gender Rate N
Female 57.9 1,151
Male 59.9 892
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 58.5 1,445
20-24 57.9 304
25-39 60.8 209
40 OR OVER 60.0 85
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 55.8 224
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 71.9 96
FILIPINO 63.2 68
HISPANIC 58.9 1,221
PACIFIC ISLANDER 70.6 17
WHITE 55.0 302

*: 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 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

62.7% N=233
Gender Rate N
Female 67.0 112
Male 58.7 121
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 62.8 156
20-24 63.2 38
25-39 58.1 31
40 OR OVER 75.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 60.0 10
FILIPINO 55.6 *
HISPANIC 51.9 108
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 76.1 67

Persistence Unprepared For College

43.3%
N=1,810
Gender Rate N
Female 46.3 1,039
Male 39.2 771
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 46.5 1,289
20-24 34.6 266
25-39 37.6 178
40 OR OVER 32.5 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 38.4 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 40.0 *
ASIAN 58.1 86
FILIPINO 66.1 *
HISPANIC 38.9 1,113
PACIFIC ISLANDER 38.5 *
WHITE 56.2 235

Persistence Overall

45.5%
N=2,043
Gender Rate N
Female 48.3 1,151
Male 41.8 892
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 48.2 1,445
20-24 38.2 304
25-39 40.7 209
40 OR OVER 36.5 85
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 39.7 224
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 58.3 96
FILIPINO 64.7 68
HISPANIC 40.0 1,221
PACIFIC ISLANDER 47.1 17
WHITE 60.6 302

*: 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 2011-12 tracked for six years through 2016-17 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

54.7% N=1,551
Gender Rate N
Female 56.0 757
Male 53.4 794
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 62.5 184
20-24 60.0 513
25-39 50.9 632
40 OR OVER 46.4 222
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 45.6 114
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 20.0 *
ASIAN 56.8 132
FILIPINO 59.1 66
HISPANIC 58.1 525
PACIFIC ISLANDER 35.7 14
WHITE 53.0 574

*: 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 2016-17, who started first time in 2011-12 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

N/A N=Less Than 10
Gender Rate N
Female N/A *
Male N/A *
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 N/A *
20-24 N/A *
25-39 N/A *
40 OR OVER N/A *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC N/A *
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE N/A *

*: 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 2014-2015 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

+31.1% N=732
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Business Management 42.8% 86
Accounting 28.5% 86
Child Development/Early Care and Education 42.5% 69
Real Estate 35.0% 50
Graphic Art and Design 8.3% 42
Alcohol and Controlled Substances 27.4% 38
Machining and Machine Tools 15.7% 37
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 20.3% 36
Electrical 52.8% 35
Human Services 80.6% 31

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 30.3% 338
Male 31.9% 394
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 107.1% 38
20-24 87.5% 178
25-39 25.0% 364
40 OR OVER 12.7% 152
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 14.0% 78
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE -13.6% *
ASIAN 19.0% 58
FILIPINO 36.5% 39
HISPANIC 43.7% 258
PACIFIC ISLANDER 16.4% *
WHITE 29.0% 245

*: 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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