2017 Student Success Scorecard

College of the Canyons

Established in 1969, College of the Canyons operates within the Santa Clarita Community College District on two campuses in the Santa Clarita Valley. The college offers 62 associate of arts and associate of science degrees and 22 associate degrees for transfer. In addition, the college offers 37 certificate of achievement, 31 certificate of specialization and 5 noncredit certificate programs.

College Profile
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 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
30,742

Gender Rate
Female 45.2%
Male 54.6%
Unknown 0.2%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 28.6%
20 to 24 years old 30.4%
25 to 39 years old 25.1%
40 or more years old 16.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 4.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 5.8%
Filipino 3.7%
Hispanic 45.5%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
White 35.5%
Two or more Races 3.0%
Unknown 0.9%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 15,994.8
Credit Sections 4,861
Non-Credit Sections 114
Median Credit Section Size 27
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 46.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 31.0%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 1,135:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**27,17631,07430,64830,742
Gender
Female**46.1%44.1%44.4%45.2%
Male**53.8%55.7%55.4%54.6%
Unknown**0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%
Age
Less than 20 years old**28.6%27.4%28.8%28.6%
20 to 24 years old**31.3%28.6%29.5%30.4%
25 to 39 years old**24.5%25.4%24.9%25.1%
40 or more years old**15.6%18.7%16.9%16.0%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**5.6%5.5%5.0%4.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%
Asian**5.4%5.3%5.4%5.8%
Filipino**3.3%3.4%3.7%3.7%
Hispanic**40.3%42.2%43.5%45.5%
Pacific Islander**0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%
White**40.0%38.5%37.2%35.5%
Two or more Races**3.6%3.6%3.6%3.0%
Unknown**1.1%1.0%0.9%0.9%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**13,986.015,355.215,300.315,994.8
Credit Sections**3,9784,8314,8994,861
Non-Credit Sections**727081114
Median Credit Section Size**29282827
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**50.7%47.2%44.5%46.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students****30.4%*30.6%*31.0%
Student Counseling Ratio**840:1999:11,220:11,135:1
 
* 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

44.4% N=1,909
Gender Rate N
Female 49.0 1,000
Male 39.3 899
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 47.2 1,319
20-24 37.0 308
25-39 39.0 200
40 OR OVER 39.0 82
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 29.2 130
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 59.5 37
FILIPINO 50.0 56
HISPANIC 45.7 727
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 46.2 823

Remedial English

55.3%
N=2,332
Gender Rate N
Female 60.0 1,140
Male 50.9 1,179
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 59.8 1,780
20-24 38.7 305
25-39 43.4 173
40 OR OVER 41.9 74
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 45.2 126
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 74.2 62
FILIPINO 62.7 75
HISPANIC 51.5 971
PACIFIC ISLANDER 57.1 *
WHITE 59.6 952

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

43.1%
N=116
Gender Rate N
Female 44.3 61
Male 42.6 54
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 56.4 39
20-24 42.9 21
25-39 43.2 37
40 OR OVER 15.8 19
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 40.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 52.2 23
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 33.3 54
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 51.9 27

*: 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
  16.2% N=2,226 29.8% N=2,226
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 15.7 1,074 30.1 1,074
Male 16.6 1,143 29.5 1,143
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 17.2 2,002 31.5 2,002
20-24 6.8 161 14.9 161
25-39 4.4 45 13.3 45
40 OR OVER 11.1 18 11.1 18
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 7.1 84 17.9 84
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 14.3 * 28.6 *
ASIAN 41.4 87 58.6 87
FILIPINO 29.7 111 48.6 111
HISPANIC 11.3 1,125 22.5 1,125
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 19.6 723 35.4 723

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  41.5% N=2,226 63.2% N=2,226
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 43.0 1,074 67.0 1,074
Male 39.9 1,143 59.4 1,143
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 43.0 2,002 64.4 2,002
20-24 26.7 161 51.6 161
25-39 28.9 45 60.0 45
40 OR OVER 38.9 18 38.9 18
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.5 84 48.8 84
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 * 57.1 *
ASIAN 57.5 87 73.6 87
FILIPINO 45.9 111 65.8 111
HISPANIC 34.7 1,125 59.1 1,125
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 49.9 723 69.7 723

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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

85.0% N=393
Gender Rate N
Female 85.3 190
Male 84.7 202
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 84.6 364
20-24 88.2 17
25-39 100.0 *
40 OR OVER 85.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 87.5 24
FILIPINO 90.0 10
HISPANIC 85.7 98
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 83.3 215

Persistence Unprepared For College

78.4%
N=1,803
Gender Rate N
Female 79.1 868
Male 77.8 923
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 79.7 1,628
20-24 68.5 89
25-39 56.4 *
40 OR OVER 80.6 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 77.9 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 79.6 49
FILIPINO 90.5 63
HISPANIC 76.9 748
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 79.8 736

Persistence Overall

79.6%
N=2,196
Gender Rate N
Female 80.2 1,058
Male 79.0 1,125
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.6 1,992
20-24 71.7 106
25-39 60.0 60
40 OR OVER 81.6 38
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 79.6 103
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 82.2 73
FILIPINO 90.4 73
HISPANIC 77.9 846
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 80.5 951

*: 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

85.2% N=393
Gender Rate N
Female 86.8 190
Male 83.7 202
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 86.0 364
20-24 70.6 17
25-39 100.0 *
40 OR OVER 71.4 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 83.3 24
FILIPINO 100.0 10
HISPANIC 82.7 98
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 85.6 215

30 Units Unprepared For College

71.9%
N=1,803
Gender Rate N
Female 75.1 868
Male 69.0 923
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.9 1,628
20-24 52.8 89
25-39 52.7 *
40 OR OVER 58.1 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 68.4 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 79.6 49
FILIPINO 84.1 63
HISPANIC 70.3 748
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 73.4 736

30 Units Overall

74.3%
N=2,196
Gender Rate N
Female 77.2 1,058
Male 71.6 1,125
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.1 1,992
20-24 55.7 106
25-39 56.7 60
40 OR OVER 60.5 38
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 68.9 103
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 80.0 *
ASIAN 80.8 73
FILIPINO 86.3 73
HISPANIC 71.7 846
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 76.1 951

*: 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

79.4% N=393
Gender Rate N
Female 80.0 190
Male 78.7 202
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.8 364
20-24 58.8 17
25-39 80.0 *
40 OR OVER 57.1 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 83.3 24
FILIPINO 80.0 10
HISPANIC 74.5 98
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 80.0 215

Persistence Unprepared For College

50.0%
N=1,803
Gender Rate N
Female 53.8 868
Male 46.7 923
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 52.0 1,628
20-24 27.0 89
25-39 32.7 *
40 OR OVER 41.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 40.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 71.4 49
FILIPINO 63.5 63
HISPANIC 47.2 748
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 52.3 736

Persistence Overall

55.3%
N=2,196
Gender Rate N
Female 58.5 1,058
Male 52.4 1,125
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 57.3 1,992
20-24 32.1 106
25-39 36.7 60
40 OR OVER 44.7 38
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 42.7 103
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 75.3 73
FILIPINO 65.8 73
HISPANIC 50.4 846
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 58.6 951

*: 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

56.7% N=1,412
Gender Rate N
Female 64.5 603
Male 50.7 805
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.2 532
20-24 55.4 390
25-39 40.7 344
40 OR OVER 44.5 146
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.0 80
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 63.4 71
FILIPINO 72.0 50
HISPANIC 53.5 497
PACIFIC ISLANDER 83.3 *
WHITE 56.6 632

*: 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

4.2% N=285
Gender Rate N
Female 4.9 204
Male 2.7 74
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 4.3 23
20-24 15.2 33
25-39 2.9 136
40 OR OVER 2.2 93
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 4.7 43
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 1.7 179
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 15.9 44

*: 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

+21.1% N=1,666
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Police Academy 20.0% 771
Fire Academy 8.8% 168
Administration of Justice 23.1% 114
Emergency Medical Services 46.6% 55
Business Administration 42.2% 44
Child Development/Early Care and Education 34.0% 42
Accounting 17.2% 42
Business and Commerce, General 20.0% 40
Software Applications 45.1% 38
Culinary Arts 24.4% 37

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 25.7% 445
Male 20.4% 1,218
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 238.7% 75
20-24 96.3% 350
25-39 22.8% 779
40 OR OVER 10.6% 462
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 16.1% 115
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 8.1% *
ASIAN 13.5% 86
FILIPINO 18.1% 44
HISPANIC 24.2% 666
PACIFIC ISLANDER 21.9% *
WHITE 20.9% 692

*: 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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