2018 Student Success Scorecard

College of the Sequoias

College of the Sequoias Community College District is a two-year California community college offering educational and career technical programs for the residents of its district in Tulare and Kings counties. In addition to the campus in Visalia, COS operates a full-service center in Hanford that is home to the college's police and fire academies. COS also opened its Tulare College Center in January 2013. It is a full-service college center and the home of COS' agriculture and other programs.

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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
15,847

Gender Rate
Female 56.3%
Male 42.5%
Unknown 1.2%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 36.9%
20 to 24 years old 31.3%
25 to 39 years old 23.8%
40 or more years old 8.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 2.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 2.8%
Filipino 1.0%
Hispanic 65.1%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
White 23.0%
Two or more Races 2.9%
Unknown 2.0%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 9,700.2
Credit Sections 2,710
Non-Credit Sections 183
Median Credit Section Size 26
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 69.1%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 48.3%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 598:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students13,98814,06214,29115,08815,847
Gender
Female54.4%55.2%55.5%56.2%56.3%
Male45.5%44.3%43.5%42.6%42.5%
Unknown0.2%0.5%0.9%1.2%1.2%
Age
Less than 20 years old31.5%31.3%33.6%35.0%36.9%
20 to 24 years old34.8%34.8%33.9%33.1%31.3%
25 to 39 years old24.7%25.2%24.4%24.0%23.8%
40 or more years old8.9%8.7%8.2%7.9%8.0%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American2.9%2.8%2.7%3.0%2.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.5%0.5%0.4%0.5%0.5%
Asian3.5%3.5%3.4%3.1%2.8%
Filipino1.2%0.9%1.0%0.9%1.0%
Hispanic57.5%59.6%61.6%63.5%65.1%
Pacific Islander0.2%0.1%0.2%0.1%0.1%
White28.8%27.3%25.5%24.2%23.0%
Two or more Races2.9%2.8%3.3%3.1%2.9%
Unknown2.6%2.5%1.9%1.6%2.0%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students8,646.59,449.08,870.49,430.39,700.2
Credit Sections2,1572,3442,4022,5412,710
Non-Credit Sections100109102147183
Median Credit Section Size2827272626
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty67.1%66.3%69.3%68.8%69.1%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**47.6%*48.2%*47.8%48.3%
Student Counseling Ratio580:1747:1841:1811:1598:1
 
* 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

35.8% N=1,718
Gender Rate N
Female 40.0 978
Male 30.2 731
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 38.8 973
20-24 31.0 390
25-39 31.4 271
40 OR OVER 36.9 84
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 28.6 63
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 20.0 10
ASIAN 44.4 54
FILIPINO 38.5 13
HISPANIC 35.7 1,051
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 36.8 437

Remedial English

41.1%
N=1,615
Gender Rate N
Female 46.6 886
Male 34.2 725
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 44.4 1,054
20-24 34.6 292
25-39 36.2 207
40 OR OVER 32.3 62
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.3 70
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 30.0 10
ASIAN 55.6 63
FILIPINO 77.8 *
HISPANIC 40.7 1,096
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 41.3 293

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

19.0%
N=105
Gender Rate N
Female 18.8 69
Male 15.2 33
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 16.7 24
20-24 26.3 19
25-39 22.2 36
40 OR OVER 11.5 26
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.3 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 35.7 14
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 15.8 76
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 14.3 *

*: 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
  12.5% N=1,852 25.2% N=1,852
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 12.5 1,049 25.9 1,049
Male 12.6 753 23.9 753
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 14.1 1,600 27.4 1,600
20-24 1.9 155 8.4 155
25-39 4.1 73 17.8 73
40 OR OVER 0.0 24 8.3 24
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 5.7 53 15.1 53
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 42.9 * 42.9 *
ASIAN 27.5 51 43.1 51
FILIPINO 37.5 * 37.5 *
HISPANIC 10.5 1,255 23.5 1,255
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
WHITE 17.4 413 30.0 413

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  36.1% N=1,852 54.2% N=1,852
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 39.8 1,049 58.7 1,049
Male 31.9 753 48.3 753
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 38.1 1,600 56.6 1,600
20-24 22.6 155 37.4 155
25-39 26.0 73 42.5 73
40 OR OVER 25.0 24 41.7 24
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 20.8 53 41.5 53
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 42.9 * 57.1 *
ASIAN 45.1 51 60.8 51
FILIPINO 62.5 * 75.0 *
HISPANIC 34.3 1,255 53.5 1,255
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
WHITE 43.1 413 56.7 413

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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

79.9% N=364
Gender Rate N
Female 78.5 177
Male 81.5 184
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 81.7 339
20-24 46.7 15
25-39 66.7 *
40 OR OVER 75.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 83.3 *
FILIPINO 66.7 *
HISPANIC 79.8 178
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 79.2 149

Persistence Unprepared For College

72.3%
N=1,374
Gender Rate N
Female 74.2 749
Male 70.0 620
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 72.7 1,079
20-24 69.4 157
25-39 70.2 *
40 OR OVER 79.4 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 71.4 *
ASIAN 72.1 *
FILIPINO 77.8 *
HISPANIC 71.4 875
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 73.1 308

Persistence Overall

73.9%
N=1,738
Gender Rate N
Female 75.1 926
Male 72.6 804
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 74.8 1,418
20-24 67.4 172
25-39 70.0 110
40 OR OVER 78.9 38
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.9 54
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 81.8 11
ASIAN 73.1 67
FILIPINO 75.0 12
HISPANIC 72.8 1,053
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 75.1 457

*: 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

78.8% N=364
Gender Rate N
Female 79.7 177
Male 77.7 184
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 81.4 339
20-24 33.3 15
25-39 50.0 *
40 OR OVER 75.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 75.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 *
FILIPINO 33.3 *
HISPANIC 78.1 178
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 79.2 149

30 Units Unprepared For College

63.2%
N=1,374
Gender Rate N
Female 68.0 749
Male 57.4 620
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 65.0 1,079
20-24 56.7 157
25-39 57.7 *
40 OR OVER 52.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 67.3 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 *
ASIAN 68.9 *
FILIPINO 66.7 *
HISPANIC 61.1 875
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 66.6 308

30 Units Overall

66.5%
N=1,738
Gender Rate N
Female 70.2 926
Male 62.1 804
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 68.9 1,418
20-24 54.7 172
25-39 57.3 110
40 OR OVER 55.3 38
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.4 54
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 45.5 11
ASIAN 68.7 67
FILIPINO 58.3 12
HISPANIC 64.0 1,053
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 70.7 457

*: 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

67.0% N=364
Gender Rate N
Female 71.8 177
Male 62.5 184
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 69.3 339
20-24 20.0 15
25-39 66.7 *
40 OR OVER 50.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 66.7 *
FILIPINO 33.3 *
HISPANIC 62.9 178
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 68.5 149

Persistence Unprepared For College

37.3%
N=1,374
Gender Rate N
Female 38.2 749
Male 36.3 620
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 39.5 1,079
20-24 26.8 157
25-39 32.7 *
40 OR OVER 32.4 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 51.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 *
ASIAN 42.6 *
FILIPINO 22.2 *
HISPANIC 34.5 875
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 40.9 308

Persistence Overall

43.6%
N=1,738
Gender Rate N
Female 44.6 926
Male 42.3 804
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 46.6 1,418
20-24 26.2 172
25-39 34.5 110
40 OR OVER 34.2 38
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 55.6 54
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 54.5 11
ASIAN 44.8 67
FILIPINO 25.0 12
HISPANIC 39.3 1,053
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 49.9 457

*: 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

60.1% N=1,016
Gender Rate N
Female 65.1 475
Male 56.0 534
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 62.5 477
20-24 59.9 242
25-39 59.2 223
40 OR OVER 48.6 74
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 65.0 20
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 73.7 38
FILIPINO 88.9 *
HISPANIC 58.1 532
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 60.8 357

*: 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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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

8.2% N=110
Gender Rate N
Female 6.5 62
Male 8.7 46
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 30.0 10
20-24 0.0 *
25-39 3.7 54
40 OR OVER 10.8 37
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A N/A
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 0.0 *
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 9.1 77
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 0.0 *

*: 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

+37.0% N=489
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Police Academy 66.5% 101
Child Development/Early Care and Education 38.8% 56
Administration of Justice 66.2% 38
Business and Commerce, General 44.7% 32
Accounting 23.8% 31
Family and Consumer Sciences, General 18.8% 23
Electronics and Electric Technology 27.5% 22
Information Technology, General 18.8% 22
Fire Technology 31.2% 21
Automotive Technology 64.1% 19

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 26.1% 193
Male 44.1% 291
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 183.7% 33
20-24 74.5% 160
25-39 26.7% 240
40 OR OVER 10.8% 56
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 37.0% *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 184.8% *
ASIAN 60.1% 10
FILIPINO 18.9% *
HISPANIC 47.0% 296
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0% *
WHITE 34.9% 151

*: 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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