2018 Student Success Scorecard

San Diego Mesa College

San Diego Mesa College , founded in 1964, is in San Diego. The college is the largest in the San Diego Community College District. Mesa College provides extensive collegiate experiences for students, including such opportunities as student government, intercollegiate athletic teams, clubs, performance groups and a host of activities in which students learn leadership skills, expand their cultural horizons and celebrates cultural diversity. In 2010, the Rosa Parks Transit Center was unveiled to honor civil rights activist Rosa Parks, who had a special relationship with the college and made several visits to the college in the early 1990s.

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Remedial / ESL
Transfer Level Achievement
Persistence
30 Units
Degree Transfer
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 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
34,035

Gender Rate
Female 53.2%
Male 46.8%
Unknown 0.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 24.5%
20 to 24 years old 38.2%
25 to 39 years old 29.5%
40 or more years old 7.7%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 6.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 10.8%
Filipino 4.9%
Hispanic 35.8%
Pacific Islander 0.5%
White 32.7%
Two or more Races 6.3%
Unknown 1.9%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 15,257.8
Credit Sections 5,732
Non-Credit Sections 312
Median Credit Section Size 23
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 49.9%
Percentage of First-Generation Students **
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 655:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students32,78531,61434,23434,82634,035
Gender
Female51.8%51.5%52.4%52.3%53.2%
Male48.2%48.5%47.6%47.7%46.8%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old23.8%24.4%24.8%26.0%24.5%
20 to 24 years old36.8%37.5%37.5%37.2%38.2%
25 to 39 years old30.6%30.0%29.8%29.0%29.5%
40 or more years old8.8%8.2%7.9%7.7%7.7%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American6.7%6.8%6.7%6.4%6.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.5%0.4%0.4%0.3%0.3%
Asian12.5%12.4%12.9%12.9%10.8%
Filipino4.5%4.7%4.5%4.5%4.9%
Hispanic30.0%32.0%33.2%33.6%35.8%
Pacific Islander0.7%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.5%
White35.9%34.3%33.1%33.1%32.7%
Two or more Races5.3%5.7%5.8%6.1%6.3%
Unknown3.8%3.1%2.7%2.4%1.9%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students14,544.415,361.515,292.115,477.715,257.8
Credit Sections4,5114,8115,2915,5245,732
Non-Credit Sections159154184184312
Median Credit Section Size2825242423
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty54.5%51.5%51.4%48.3%49.9%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**********
Student Counseling Ratio637:1892:1749:1572:1655:1
 
* 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

40.3% N=2,148
Gender Rate N
Female 43.5 1,073
Male 37.1 1,075
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 41.2 1,002
20-24 38.9 607
25-39 40.2 453
40 OR OVER 40.7 86
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 27.0 185
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 16
ASIAN 51.5 165
FILIPINO 50.0 70
HISPANIC 37.1 866
PACIFIC ISLANDER 30.8 13
WHITE 43.9 654

Remedial English

56.0%
N=1,232
Gender Rate N
Female 59.2 605
Male 53.0 627
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 59.0 729
20-24 52.3 300
25-39 47.3 167
40 OR OVER 66.7 36
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 51.7 89
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 57.1 *
ASIAN 66.7 150
FILIPINO 63.0 46
HISPANIC 52.6 536
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 59.0 295

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

45.6%
N=182
Gender Rate N
Female 47.9 96
Male 43.0 86
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 66.7 39
20-24 55.9 59
25-39 30.2 63
40 OR OVER 23.8 21
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 15.4 13
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 56.5 92
FILIPINO 33.3 *
HISPANIC 28.6 28
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 41.0 39

*: 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
  26.9% N=2,355 39.6% N=2,355
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 25.9 1,179 38.3 1,179
Male 27.9 1,176 40.8 1,176
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 28.9 1,888 40.6 1,888
20-24 20.1 274 34.3 274
25-39 16.8 173 37.6 173
40 OR OVER 15.0 20 35.0 20
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 9.2 142 24.6 142
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 * 28.6 *
ASIAN 50.6 239 63.6 239
FILIPINO 34.9 83 49.4 83
HISPANIC 19.8 1,005 31.1 1,005
PACIFIC ISLANDER 20.8 24 41.7 24
WHITE 31.8 669 46.9 669

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  45.6% N=2,355 64.8% N=2,355
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 47.1 1,179 67.4 1,179
Male 44.2 1,176 62.1 1,176
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 46.9 1,888 65.2 1,888
20-24 42.3 274 63.1 274
25-39 38.7 173 63.0 173
40 OR OVER 35.0 20 60.0 20
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 37.3 142 57.7 142
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 * 71.4 *
ASIAN 44.8 239 66.9 239
FILIPINO 44.6 83 74.7 83
HISPANIC 41.5 1,005 61.3 1,005
PACIFIC ISLANDER 41.7 24 70.8 24
WHITE 54.9 669 71.2 669

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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

82.9% N=759
Gender Rate N
Female 84.5 355
Male 81.4 404
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 85.5 629
20-24 71.8 78
25-39 70.7 41
40 OR OVER 54.5 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 76.2 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 87.6 113
FILIPINO 86.1 36
HISPANIC 83.3 204
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 80.5 298

Persistence Unprepared For College

81.3%
N=2,030
Gender Rate N
Female 81.2 999
Male 81.5 1,031
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 82.5 1,494
20-24 75.7 300
25-39 80.3 173
40 OR OVER 82.5 63
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.2 139
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 77.8 *
ASIAN 89.7 291
FILIPINO 88.3 77
HISPANIC 81.8 842
PACIFIC ISLANDER 72.7 *
WHITE 78.3 493

Persistence Overall

81.7%
N=2,789
Gender Rate N
Female 82.1 1,354
Male 81.5 1,435
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 83.4 2,123
20-24 74.9 378
25-39 78.5 214
40 OR OVER 78.4 74
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.9 160
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 83.3 12
ASIAN 89.1 404
FILIPINO 87.6 113
HISPANIC 82.1 1,046
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 15
WHITE 79.1 791

*: 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

64.7% N=759
Gender Rate N
Female 65.4 355
Male 64.1 404
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 66.0 629
20-24 57.7 78
25-39 63.4 41
40 OR OVER 45.5 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 66.7 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 56.6 113
FILIPINO 72.2 36
HISPANIC 71.1 204
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 63.4 298

30 Units Unprepared For College

67.6%
N=2,030
Gender Rate N
Female 69.2 999
Male 66.1 1,031
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.3 1,494
20-24 65.3 300
25-39 71.1 173
40 OR OVER 74.6 63
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 57.6 139
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 69.4 291
FILIPINO 71.4 77
HISPANIC 65.6 842
PACIFIC ISLANDER 63.6 *
WHITE 70.6 493

30 Units Overall

66.8%
N=2,789
Gender Rate N
Female 68.2 1,354
Male 65.5 1,435
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 66.9 2,123
20-24 63.8 378
25-39 69.6 214
40 OR OVER 70.3 74
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 58.8 160
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 12
ASIAN 65.8 404
FILIPINO 71.7 113
HISPANIC 66.6 1,046
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 15
WHITE 67.9 791

*: 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

75.0% N=759
Gender Rate N
Female 76.1 355
Male 74.0 404
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.3 629
20-24 62.8 78
25-39 65.9 41
40 OR OVER 63.6 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 61.9 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 82.3 113
FILIPINO 80.6 36
HISPANIC 66.2 204
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 78.9 298

Persistence Unprepared For College

46.9%
N=2,030
Gender Rate N
Female 48.7 999
Male 45.1 1,031
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 48.1 1,494
20-24 43.7 300
25-39 42.2 173
40 OR OVER 47.6 63
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 36.7 139
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 55.6 *
ASIAN 61.9 291
FILIPINO 58.4 77
HISPANIC 42.5 842
PACIFIC ISLANDER 45.5 *
WHITE 48.3 493

Persistence Overall

54.5%
N=2,789
Gender Rate N
Female 55.9 1,354
Male 53.2 1,435
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 56.7 2,123
20-24 47.6 378
25-39 46.7 214
40 OR OVER 50.0 74
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 40.0 160
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 12
ASIAN 67.6 404
FILIPINO 65.5 113
HISPANIC 47.1 1,046
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 15
WHITE 59.8 791

*: 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

61.0% N=1,823
Gender Rate N
Female 60.2 996
Male 61.9 827
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.6 352
20-24 65.7 600
25-39 52.0 669
40 OR OVER 55.0 202
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 61.9 113
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 83.3 *
ASIAN 67.3 196
FILIPINO 64.4 87
HISPANIC 61.6 487
PACIFIC ISLANDER 64.3 14
WHITE 57.5 774

*: 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

+29.7% N=1,142
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 36.2% 194
Accounting 31.4% 148
Business Management 30.8% 144
Real Estate 25.9% 118
Child Development/Early Care and Education 32.9% 100
Medical Assisting 42.3% 86
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 21.1% 84
Computer Programming 25.4% 83
Information Technology, General 58.3% 46
Website Design and Development 7.1% 41

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 29.7% 644
Male 29.7% 498
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 140.9% 58
20-24 65.4% 371
25-39 24.5% 547
40 OR OVER 12.1% 166
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 39.9% 63
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 34.3% *
ASIAN 30.7% 141
FILIPINO 36.6% 66
HISPANIC 39.4% 301
PACIFIC ISLANDER 27.3% *
WHITE 23.1% 482

*: 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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