2017 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.

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
15,088

Gender Rate
Female 56.2%
Male 42.6%
Unknown 1.2%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 35.0%
20 to 24 years old 33.1%
25 to 39 years old 24.0%
40 or more years old 7.9%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 3.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 3.1%
Filipino 0.9%
Hispanic 63.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
White 24.2%
Two or more Races 3.1%
Unknown 1.6%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 9,430.3
Credit Sections 2,541
Non-Credit Sections 147
Median Credit Section Size 26
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 68.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 47.8%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 811:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**13,98814,06214,29115,088
Gender
Female**54.4%55.2%55.5%56.2%
Male**45.5%44.3%43.5%42.6%
Unknown**0.2%0.5%0.9%1.2%
Age
Less than 20 years old**31.5%31.3%33.6%35.0%
20 to 24 years old**34.8%34.8%33.9%33.1%
25 to 39 years old**24.7%25.2%24.4%24.0%
40 or more years old**8.9%8.7%8.2%7.9%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**2.9%2.8%2.7%3.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.5%0.5%0.4%0.5%
Asian**3.5%3.5%3.4%3.1%
Filipino**1.2%0.9%1.0%0.9%
Hispanic**57.5%59.6%61.6%63.5%
Pacific Islander**0.2%0.1%0.2%0.1%
White**28.8%27.3%25.5%24.2%
Two or more Races**2.9%2.8%3.3%3.1%
Unknown**2.6%2.5%1.9%1.6%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**8,646.59,449.08,870.49,430.3
Credit Sections**2,1572,3442,4022,541
Non-Credit Sections**100109102147
Median Credit Section Size**28272726
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**67.1%66.3%69.3%68.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students****47.6%*48.2%*47.8%
Student Counseling Ratio**580:1747:1841:1811:1
 
* 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

35.6% N=2,042
Gender Rate N
Female 37.6 1,158
Male 32.8 870
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 37.3 1,209
20-24 33.1 393
25-39 33.6 321
40 OR OVER 31.9 119
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 23.4 77
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 *
ASIAN 50.9 55
FILIPINO 33.3 21
HISPANIC 35.8 1,223
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 37.1 564

Remedial English

38.1%
N=1,836
Gender Rate N
Female 43.3 1,037
Male 31.4 784
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 42.7 1,194
20-24 25.2 326
25-39 33.5 233
40 OR OVER 36.1 83
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 23.6 72
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 44.4 *
ASIAN 41.3 80
FILIPINO 31.8 22
HISPANIC 37.7 1,173
PACIFIC ISLANDER 28.6 *
WHITE 42.0 386

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

13.8%
N=160
Gender Rate N
Female 16.7 102
Male 8.6 58
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 15.8 19
20-24 12.9 31
25-39 13.4 67
40 OR OVER 14.0 43
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A N/A
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 42.9 14
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 10.9 137
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 16.7 *

*: 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
  14.7% N=1,680 25.7% N=1,680
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 15.2 919 27.2 919
Male 14.1 722 23.8 722
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 16.8 1,444 28.5 1,444
20-24 2.3 133 8.3 133
25-39 1.3 78 7.7 78
40 OR OVER 4.0 25 8.0 25
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 10.4 48 16.7 48
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 22.2 *
ASIAN 24.5 49 34.7 49
FILIPINO 30.0 10 40.0 10
HISPANIC 13.2 1,110 24.0 1,110
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 18.1 382 30.6 382

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  39.2% N=1,680 54.4% N=1,680
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 43.3 919 60.1 919
Male 33.8 722 47.5 722
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 41.6 1,444 56.4 1,444
20-24 23.3 133 39.1 133
25-39 28.2 78 44.9 78
40 OR OVER 24.0 25 48.0 25
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 29.2 48 50.0 48
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 44.4 * 44.4 *
ASIAN 36.7 49 57.1 49
FILIPINO 40.0 10 60.0 10
HISPANIC 36.8 1,110 52.7 1,110
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 46.3 382 58.4 382

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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

73.3% N=461
Gender Rate N
Female 73.4 229
Male 73.5 226
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.2 436
20-24 66.7 12
25-39 87.5 *
40 OR OVER 80.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 85.7 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 72.7 11
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 71.2 236
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 76.0 175

Persistence Unprepared For College

71.0%
N=1,583
Gender Rate N
Female 72.2 888
Male 69.6 680
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.9 1,242
20-24 68.6 159
25-39 71.3 *
40 OR OVER 79.2 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.9 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 80.6 72
FILIPINO 66.7 *
HISPANIC 71.0 998
PACIFIC ISLANDER 20.0 *
WHITE 70.5 380

Persistence Overall

71.5%
N=2,044
Gender Rate N
Female 72.4 1,117
Male 70.5 906
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.5 1,678
20-24 68.4 171
25-39 72.3 137
40 OR OVER 79.3 58
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.5 53
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 79.5 83
FILIPINO 75.0 16
HISPANIC 71.1 1,234
PACIFIC ISLANDER 16.7 *
WHITE 72.3 555

*: 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

74.8% N=461
Gender Rate N
Female 76.9 229
Male 72.6 226
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 75.5 436
20-24 66.7 12
25-39 75.0 *
40 OR OVER 40.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 85.7 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 100.0 11
FILIPINO 75.0 *
HISPANIC 72.9 236
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 77.1 175

30 Units Unprepared For College

63.3%
N=1,583
Gender Rate N
Female 64.8 888
Male 61.5 680
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 64.8 1,242
20-24 52.2 159
25-39 65.1 *
40 OR OVER 56.6 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 56.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 65.3 72
FILIPINO 66.7 *
HISPANIC 63.5 998
PACIFIC ISLANDER 20.0 *
WHITE 63.9 380

30 Units Overall

65.9%
N=2,044
Gender Rate N
Female 67.2 1,117
Male 64.2 906
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.6 1,678
20-24 53.2 171
25-39 65.7 137
40 OR OVER 55.2 58
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.4 53
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 69.9 83
FILIPINO 68.8 16
HISPANIC 65.3 1,234
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 68.1 555

*: 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

69.8% N=461
Gender Rate N
Female 72.9 229
Male 66.4 226
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.4 436
20-24 66.7 12
25-39 62.5 *
40 OR OVER 40.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 85.7 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 100.0 11
FILIPINO 75.0 *
HISPANIC 65.7 236
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 73.7 175

Persistence Unprepared For College

37.3%
N=1,583
Gender Rate N
Female 37.7 888
Male 36.8 680
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 39.1 1,242
20-24 26.4 159
25-39 36.4 *
40 OR OVER 28.3 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.8 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 33.3 72
FILIPINO 58.3 *
HISPANIC 35.6 998
PACIFIC ISLANDER 20.0 *
WHITE 43.4 380

Persistence Overall

44.6%
N=2,044
Gender Rate N
Female 44.9 1,117
Male 44.2 906
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 47.3 1,678
20-24 29.2 171
25-39 38.0 137
40 OR OVER 29.3 58
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 41.5 53
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 42.2 83
FILIPINO 62.5 16
HISPANIC 41.3 1,234
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 53.0 555

*: 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

54.2% N=1,213
Gender Rate N
Female 60.2 548
Male 49.1 652
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 64.4 533
20-24 49.5 275
25-39 42.8 285
40 OR OVER 46.7 120
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 39.3 28
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 77.5 40
FILIPINO 76.5 17
HISPANIC 52.7 596
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 54.2 472

*: 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

9.7% N=195
Gender Rate N
Female 8.5 130
Male 18.2 44
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 12.5 *
20-24 0.0 22
25-39 9.3 75
40 OR OVER 16.9 65
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 11.7 111
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE N/A 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

+32.6% N=520
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Police Academy 34.2% 109
Information Technology, General 22.6% 67
Child Development/Early Care and Education 50.4% 58
Administration of Justice 59.5% 42
Business and Commerce, General 47.0% 41
Accounting 22.7% 38
Fire Technology 33.9% 27
Family and Consumer Sciences, General 44.1% 17
Welding Technology 40.8% 15
Water and Wastewater Technology 13.9% 14

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 30.5% 225
Male 39.6% 291
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 432.7% 39
20-24 62.0% 155
25-39 25.6% 247
40 OR OVER 10.4% 79
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 43.3% 15
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE -32.2% *
ASIAN 101.7% 13
FILIPINO 17.5% 10
HISPANIC 41.8% 286
PACIFIC ISLANDER 3030.9% *
WHITE 28.4% 178

*: 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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