2017 Student Success Scorecard

Columbia College

Columbia College, established in 1968, is located near the city of Sonora. The college is in the Yosemite Community College District, one of the largest in the state in terms of square miles. The district transects more than 100 miles of the San Joaquin Valley from the coastal range in the west to the Sierra Nevada to the east. The boundaries include nearly 4,000 square miles, encompassing all of Tuolumne and Stanislaus Counties and parts of San Joaquin, Merced, Calaveras and Santa Clara counties.

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
4,009

Gender Rate
Female 53.7%
Male 44.1%
Unknown 2.2%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 27.0%
20 to 24 years old 25.9%
25 to 39 years old 23.8%
40 or more years old 23.3%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 1.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1.7%
Asian 1.5%
Filipino 0.6%
Hispanic 15.4%
Pacific Islander 0.4%
White 75.5%
Two or more Races 1.2%
Unknown 2.2%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 1,888.3
Credit Sections 874
Non-Credit Sections 75
Median Credit Section Size 17
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 66.4%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 34.0%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 754:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**4,4864,3873,9124,009
Gender
Female**55.6%54.5%54.0%53.7%
Male**44.2%45.2%44.7%44.1%
Unknown**0.2%0.2%1.3%2.2%
Age
Less than 20 years old**24.0%26.8%26.9%27.0%
20 to 24 years old**26.6%25.3%25.6%25.9%
25 to 39 years old**23.3%24.7%24.0%23.8%
40 or more years old**26.2%23.3%23.5%23.3%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**1.2%1.0%0.9%1.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native**1.6%1.5%1.7%1.7%
Asian**1.1%1.3%1.3%1.5%
Filipino**0.4%0.5%0.5%0.6%
Hispanic**13.6%15.5%14.5%15.4%
Pacific Islander**0.5%0.4%0.5%0.4%
White**73.7%73.1%75.8%75.5%
Two or more Races**3.7%3.6%2.0%1.2%
Unknown**4.2%3.1%2.8%2.2%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**2,104.12,090.51,887.91,888.3
Credit Sections**925995905874
Non-Credit Sections**66687175
Median Credit Section Size**18161617
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**65.6%62.2%61.7%66.4%
Percentage of First-Generation Students********34.0%
Student Counseling Ratio**744:1721:1595:1754:1
 
* 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

32.7% N=444
Gender Rate N
Female 32.9 252
Male 33.0 188
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 30.6 186
20-24 28.9 114
25-39 47.1 87
40 OR OVER 24.6 57
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 40.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 37.5 *
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 26.3 57
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 33.4 323

Remedial English

45.2%
N=389
Gender Rate N
Female 50.5 216
Male 38.1 168
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 50.5 212
20-24 31.3 99
25-39 54.7 53
40 OR OVER 36.0 25
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.3 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 41.2 51
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 45.9 290

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

28.6%
N=Less Than 10
Gender Rate N
Female 33.3 *
Male 0.0 *
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 0.0 *
20-24 100.0 *
25-39 25.0 *
40 OR OVER 0.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A N/A
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 0.0 *
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 33.3 *
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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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
  12.5% N=281 21.7% N=281
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 15.5 155 25.2 155
Male 9.2 120 18.3 120
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 15.3 229 25.3 229
20-24 0.0 27 7.4 27
25-39 0.0 19 0.0 19
40 OR OVER 0.0 * 16.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 * 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 0.0 *
ASIAN 0.0 * 0.0 *
FILIPINO 0.0 * 0.0 *
HISPANIC 12.5 56 21.4 56
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
WHITE 13.0 216 22.7 216

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  49.5% N=281 63.3% N=281
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 48.4 155 65.8 155
Male 50.8 120 60.0 120
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 51.5 229 65.5 229
20-24 29.6 27 37.0 27
25-39 52.6 19 68.4 19
40 OR OVER 50.0 * 83.3 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 * 50.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 * 33.3 *
ASIAN 100.0 * 100.0 *
FILIPINO 0.0 * 0.0 *
HISPANIC 50.0 56 62.5 56
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
WHITE 49.5 216 63.9 216

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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

74.1% N=143
Gender Rate N
Female 73.8 61
Male 74.1 81
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.0 123
20-24 40.0 10
25-39 50.0 *
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC 93.8 16
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 72.7 121

Persistence Unprepared For College

66.4%
N=304
Gender Rate N
Female 66.5 155
Male 65.7 143
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.7 232
20-24 52.5 40
25-39 78.3 *
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 75.0 *
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 66.7 57
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 67.6 213

Persistence Overall

68.9%
N=447
Gender Rate N
Female 68.5 216
Male 68.8 224
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.3 355
20-24 50.0 50
25-39 74.1 27
40 OR OVER 66.7 15
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 75.0 *
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 72.6 73
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 69.5 334

*: 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

67.8% N=143
Gender Rate N
Female 68.9 61
Male 67.9 81
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 72.4 123
20-24 60.0 10
25-39 25.0 *
40 OR OVER 16.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC 56.3 16
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 68.6 121

30 Units Unprepared For College

56.9%
N=304
Gender Rate N
Female 58.7 155
Male 54.5 143
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 59.1 232
20-24 42.5 40
25-39 60.9 *
40 OR OVER 55.6 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 37.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 57.9 57
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 56.8 213

30 Units Overall

60.4%
N=447
Gender Rate N
Female 61.6 216
Male 59.4 224
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 63.7 355
20-24 46.0 50
25-39 55.6 27
40 OR OVER 40.0 15
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 37.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 100.0 *
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 57.5 73
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 61.1 334

*: 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

50.3% N=143
Gender Rate N
Female 47.5 61
Male 53.1 81
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 52.0 123
20-24 50.0 10
25-39 50.0 *
40 OR OVER 16.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN N/A *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN N/A *
FILIPINO N/A *
HISPANIC 50.0 16
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 49.6 121

Persistence Unprepared For College

29.6%
N=304
Gender Rate N
Female 29.0 155
Male 30.8 143
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 33.2 232
20-24 17.5 40
25-39 21.7 *
40 OR OVER 11.1 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 12.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 50.0 *
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 31.6 57
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 29.6 213

Persistence Overall

36.2%
N=447
Gender Rate N
Female 34.3 216
Male 38.8 224
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 39.7 355
20-24 24.0 50
25-39 25.9 27
40 OR OVER 13.3 15
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 12.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 50.0 *
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 35.6 73
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 36.8 334

*: 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

48.0% N=275
Gender Rate N
Female 58.8 102
Male 41.5 171
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 49.1 112
20-24 47.8 67
25-39 41.8 55
40 OR OVER 53.7 41
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 60.0 *
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 48.0 25
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 44.7 219

*: 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

+53.6% N=324
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Fire Technology 45.3% 136
Emergency Medical Services 79.4% 43
Child Development/Early Care and Education 52.3% 37
Natural Resources 113.0% 24
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 31.4% 23
Welding Technology 114.3% 18
Business and Commerce, General 50.3% 17
Information Technology, General 97.3% 16
Geographic Information Systems 27.6% 15
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 287.9%

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 34.6% 112
Male 62.9% 211
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 286.1% 29
20-24 100.2% 80
25-39 44.3% 148
40 OR OVER 12.1% 67
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 56.5% *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 26.8% *
ASIAN 84.4% *
FILIPINO 48.7% *
HISPANIC 60.9% 54
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0% *
WHITE 52.1% 242

*: 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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