2017 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.

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 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
34,826

Gender Rate
Female 52.3%
Male 47.7%
Unknown 0.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 26.0%
20 to 24 years old 37.2%
25 to 39 years old 29.0%
40 or more years old 7.7%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 6.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 12.9%
Filipino 4.5%
Hispanic 33.6%
Pacific Islander 0.6%
White 33.1%
Two or more Races 6.1%
Unknown 2.4%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 15,477.7
Credit Sections 5,524
Non-Credit Sections 184
Median Credit Section Size 24
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 48.3%
Percentage of First-Generation Students **
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 572:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**32,78531,61434,23434,826
Gender
Female**51.8%51.5%52.4%52.3%
Male**48.2%48.5%47.6%47.7%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old**23.8%24.4%24.8%26.0%
20 to 24 years old**36.8%37.5%37.5%37.2%
25 to 39 years old**30.6%30.0%29.8%29.0%
40 or more years old**8.8%8.2%7.9%7.7%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**6.7%6.8%6.7%6.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.5%0.4%0.4%0.3%
Asian**12.5%12.4%12.9%12.9%
Filipino**4.5%4.7%4.5%4.5%
Hispanic**30.0%32.0%33.2%33.6%
Pacific Islander**0.7%0.6%0.6%0.6%
White**35.9%34.3%33.1%33.1%
Two or more Races**5.3%5.7%5.8%6.1%
Unknown**3.8%3.1%2.7%2.4%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**14,544.415,361.515,292.115,477.7
Credit Sections**4,5114,8115,2915,524
Non-Credit Sections**159154184184
Median Credit Section Size**28252424
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**54.5%51.5%51.4%48.3%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**********
Student Counseling Ratio**637:1892:1749:1572:1
 
* 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

37.5% N=2,160
Gender Rate N
Female 38.8 1,073
Male 36.2 1,087
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 41.2 999
20-24 33.4 602
25-39 37.0 460
40 OR OVER 27.3 99
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.6 223
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 40.0 10
ASIAN 42.6 155
FILIPINO 29.6 71
HISPANIC 37.3 786
PACIFIC ISLANDER 42.9 14
WHITE 43.2 706

Remedial English

53.3%
N=1,584
Gender Rate N
Female 56.4 750
Male 50.6 834
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 55.9 888
20-24 49.3 402
25-39 55.5 236
40 OR OVER 34.5 58
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 41.5 147
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 20.0 *
ASIAN 61.3 194
FILIPINO 60.3 58
HISPANIC 50.6 616
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 12
WHITE 57.8 415

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

30.4%
N=227
Gender Rate N
Female 37.2 137
Male 20.0 90
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 46.9 32
20-24 29.9 67
25-39 29.5 88
40 OR OVER 20.0 40
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 5.9 17
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 38.7 93
FILIPINO 25.0 *
HISPANIC 20.3 59
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 36.7 49

*: 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
  24.5% N=2,161 36.5% N=2,161
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 22.9 1,069 33.6 1,069
Male 26.0 1,092 39.3 1,092
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 26.4 1,734 38.1 1,734
20-24 17.5 263 33.1 263
25-39 14.9 134 26.9 134
40 OR OVER 16.7 30 16.7 30
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 10.8 158 19.6 158
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 * 28.6 *
ASIAN 47.9 242 57.9 242
FILIPINO 28.6 77 44.2 77
HISPANIC 15.3 880 29.0 880
PACIFIC ISLANDER 16.7 12 25.0 12
WHITE 30.6 618 41.6 618

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  34.9% N=2,161 54.8% N=2,161
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 37.0 1,069 56.8 1,069
Male 32.9 1,092 52.8 1,092
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 35.8 1,734 55.7 1,734
20-24 31.6 263 51.0 263
25-39 31.3 134 54.5 134
40 OR OVER 30.0 30 40.0 30
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 22.8 158 45.6 158
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 * 42.9 *
ASIAN 31.8 242 49.6 242
FILIPINO 29.9 77 53.2 77
HISPANIC 32.3 880 55.0 880
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 12 75.0 12
WHITE 43.7 618 59.9 618

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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

79.9% N=720
Gender Rate N
Female 80.4 337
Male 79.4 383
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 82.1 605
20-24 62.5 64
25-39 77.3 44
40 OR OVER 57.1 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 83.3 24
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 78.5 107
FILIPINO 87.9 33
HISPANIC 83.5 170
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 77.4 301

Persistence Unprepared For College

78.0%
N=2,088
Gender Rate N
Female 79.0 1,086
Male 76.9 1,002
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 79.5 1,574
20-24 72.0 261
25-39 73.4 188
40 OR OVER 80.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.7 174
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 85.7 *
ASIAN 88.3 291
FILIPINO 77.3 88
HISPANIC 79.8 803
PACIFIC ISLANDER 92.3 *
WHITE 72.9 558

Persistence Overall

78.5%
N=2,808
Gender Rate N
Female 79.3 1,423
Male 77.6 1,385
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.2 2,179
20-24 70.2 325
25-39 74.1 232
40 OR OVER 77.8 72
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 72.2 198
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 69.2 13
ASIAN 85.7 398
FILIPINO 80.2 121
HISPANIC 80.5 973
PACIFIC ISLANDER 94.1 17
WHITE 74.5 859

*: 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

65.0% N=720
Gender Rate N
Female 65.6 337
Male 64.5 383
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.1 605
20-24 46.9 64
25-39 65.9 44
40 OR OVER 42.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 58.3 24
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 16.7 *
ASIAN 57.9 107
FILIPINO 75.8 33
HISPANIC 70.6 170
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 65.1 301

30 Units Unprepared For College

66.0%
N=2,088
Gender Rate N
Female 68.9 1,086
Male 63.0 1,002
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.6 1,574
20-24 62.8 261
25-39 59.0 188
40 OR OVER 61.5 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.6 174
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 71.4 *
ASIAN 64.3 291
FILIPINO 64.8 88
HISPANIC 66.5 803
PACIFIC ISLANDER 76.9 *
WHITE 68.3 558

30 Units Overall

65.8%
N=2,808
Gender Rate N
Female 68.1 1,423
Male 63.4 1,385
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.5 2,179
20-24 59.7 325
25-39 60.3 232
40 OR OVER 59.7 72
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.1 198
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 46.2 13
ASIAN 62.6 398
FILIPINO 67.8 121
HISPANIC 67.2 973
PACIFIC ISLANDER 70.6 17
WHITE 67.2 859

*: 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

74.7% N=720
Gender Rate N
Female 79.5 337
Male 70.5 383
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.9 605
20-24 60.9 64
25-39 70.5 44
40 OR OVER 42.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 66.7 24
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 82.2 107
FILIPINO 87.9 33
HISPANIC 68.8 170
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 75.7 301

Persistence Unprepared For College

49.6%
N=2,088
Gender Rate N
Female 50.5 1,086
Male 48.7 1,002
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 52.4 1,574
20-24 44.1 261
25-39 35.6 188
40 OR OVER 44.6 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 36.8 174
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 42.9 *
ASIAN 68.0 291
FILIPINO 51.1 88
HISPANIC 46.1 803
PACIFIC ISLANDER 53.8 *
WHITE 50.4 558

Persistence Overall

56.1%
N=2,808
Gender Rate N
Female 57.3 1,423
Male 54.7 1,385
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 59.2 2,179
20-24 47.4 325
25-39 42.2 232
40 OR OVER 44.4 72
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 40.4 198
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 38.5 13
ASIAN 71.9 398
FILIPINO 61.2 121
HISPANIC 50.1 973
PACIFIC ISLANDER 58.8 17
WHITE 59.3 859

*: 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

57.5% N=2,028
Gender Rate N
Female 57.7 1,104
Male 57.3 924
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.5 354
20-24 64.9 718
25-39 46.3 700
40 OR OVER 53.5 256
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 51.0 155
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 61.2 242
FILIPINO 67.6 108
HISPANIC 62.3 494
PACIFIC ISLANDER 56.3 16
WHITE 53.9 850

*: 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

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 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

+24.4% N=845
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Business Management 24.1% 146
Accounting 23.1% 140
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 28.3% 95
Child Development/Early Care and Education 18.5% 58
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 23.5% 55
Website Design and Development 24.8% 52
Computer Programming 34.3% 47
Real Estate 16.3% 47
Medical Assisting 22.3% 45
Architecture and Architectural Technology 41.4% 40

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 23.7% 461
Male 27.3% 384
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 160.8% 40
20-24 60.1% 259
25-39 15.7% 409
40 OR OVER 8.2% 137
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 24.1% 57
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 20.9% *
ASIAN 33.9% 88
FILIPINO 32.8% 51
HISPANIC 33.2% 223
PACIFIC ISLANDER 26.2% *
WHITE 16.7% 357

*: 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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