2017 Student Success Scorecard

Pasadena City College

Pasadena City College, founded in 1924, is Pasadena and is a part of the Pasadena Area Community College District. Originally named Pasadena Junior College, the college merged with another junior college, John Muir College, to become Pasadena City College. The college’s math department has won the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, the community college mathematics competition, numerous times and is the defending champion.

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
40,969

Gender Rate
Female 54.6%
Male 44.7%
Unknown 0.7%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 28.1%
20 to 24 years old 35.5%
25 to 39 years old 25.3%
40 or more years old 11.1%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 3.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 23.8%
Filipino 3.1%
Hispanic 46.7%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
White 12.4%
Two or more Races 5.8%
Unknown 4.0%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 23,502.2
Credit Sections 6,503
Non-Credit Sections 731
Median Credit Section Size 28
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 50.7%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 42.7%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 687:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**33,06238,00140,92040,969
Gender
Female**53.4%53.8%54.1%54.6%
Male**46.2%45.7%45.3%44.7%
Unknown**0.4%0.5%0.7%0.7%
Age
Less than 20 years old**25.6%26.1%27.1%28.1%
20 to 24 years old**38.5%38.0%36.4%35.5%
25 to 39 years old**24.7%25.4%25.6%25.3%
40 or more years old**11.2%10.5%11.0%11.1%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**4.8%4.8%4.5%3.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.2%0.1%0.1%0.1%
Asian**21.8%21.6%23.2%23.8%
Filipino**3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%
Hispanic**42.0%44.7%45.6%46.7%
Pacific Islander**0.2%0.1%0.1%0.1%
White**16.7%12.4%9.5%12.4%
Two or more Races**2.4%6.6%9.4%5.8%
Unknown**8.8%6.6%4.4%4.0%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**21,139.021,243.322,984.323,502.2
Credit Sections**5,4506,8176,8846,503
Non-Credit Sections**474430672731
Median Credit Section Size**26262728
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**56.6%49.6%46.5%50.7%
Percentage of First-Generation Students****41.1%*43.0%*42.7%
Student Counseling Ratio**885:1886:12,411:1687:1
 
* 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

43.0% N=2,367
Gender Rate N
Female 44.0 1,289
Male 41.7 1,070
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 46.1 1,429
20-24 38.0 532
25-39 40.9 320
40 OR OVER 29.1 86
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.7 140
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 40.0 *
ASIAN 61.6 289
FILIPINO 53.7 82
HISPANIC 39.8 1,342
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 43.7 405

Remedial English

53.8%
N=2,640
Gender Rate N
Female 55.8 1,360
Male 51.2 1,263
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 58.6 1,836
20-24 42.4 505
25-39 48.9 219
40 OR OVER 30.0 80
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 36.3 193
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 71.2 476
FILIPINO 55.7 97
HISPANIC 49.3 1,429
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 12
WHITE 58.9 331

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

58.9%
N=876
Gender Rate N
Female 58.1 499
Male 60.3 373
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.6 255
20-24 61.0 292
25-39 47.2 233
40 OR OVER 31.3 96
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 62.0 623
FILIPINO 50.0 *
HISPANIC 45.7 70
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 51.2 125

*: 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
  20.5% N=3,419 33.8% N=3,419
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 18.3 1,676 32.1 1,676
Male 22.7 1,712 35.5 1,712
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 20.9 3,033 34.7 3,033
20-24 18.9 270 27.4 270
25-39 14.3 98 25.5 98
40 OR OVER 11.1 18 27.8 18
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 10.2 88 21.6 88
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 * 25.0 *
ASIAN 45.8 832 65.0 832
FILIPINO 23.8 122 38.5 122
HISPANIC 9.5 1,840 18.5 1,840
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 25.0 *
WHITE 11.3 62 30.6 62

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  43.7% N=3,419 61.9% N=3,419
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 43.7 1,676 62.9 1,676
Male 43.8 1,712 61.2 1,712
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 46.1 3,033 64.0 3,033
20-24 24.4 270 47.4 270
25-39 25.5 98 37.8 98
40 OR OVER 22.2 18 50.0 18
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.0 88 51.1 88
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 * 25.0 *
ASIAN 46.8 832 65.5 832
FILIPINO 52.5 122 78.7 122
HISPANIC 38.7 1,840 56.4 1,840
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 * 50.0 *
WHITE 46.8 62 62.9 62

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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

88.1% N=1,142
Gender Rate N
Female 87.3 502
Male 88.8 636
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 88.7 955
20-24 89.3 140
25-39 75.8 33
40 OR OVER 64.3 14
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 69.2 26
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 92.0 475
FILIPINO 82.9 41
HISPANIC 85.0 280
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 89.1 239

Persistence Unprepared For College

83.6%
N=2,827
Gender Rate N
Female 83.7 1,446
Male 83.3 1,361
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 84.5 2,392
20-24 78.2 271
25-39 78.4 116
40 OR OVER 79.2 48
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.9 128
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 87.2 578
FILIPINO 87.6 105
HISPANIC 82.4 1,506
PACIFIC ISLANDER 77.8 *
WHITE 86.7 398

Persistence Overall

84.9%
N=3,969
Gender Rate N
Female 84.6 1,948
Male 85.1 1,997
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 85.7 3,347
20-24 82.0 411
25-39 77.9 149
40 OR OVER 75.8 62
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.4 154
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 89.4 1,053
FILIPINO 86.3 146
HISPANIC 82.8 1,786
PACIFIC ISLANDER 81.8 11
WHITE 87.6 637

*: 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

83.4% N=1,142
Gender Rate N
Female 83.3 502
Male 83.5 636
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 85.1 955
20-24 78.6 140
25-39 66.7 33
40 OR OVER 50.0 14
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.1 26
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 88.6 475
FILIPINO 82.9 41
HISPANIC 78.6 280
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 83.7 239

30 Units Unprepared For College

75.7%
N=2,827
Gender Rate N
Female 76.7 1,446
Male 74.7 1,361
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.0 2,392
20-24 69.4 271
25-39 67.2 116
40 OR OVER 68.8 48
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.9 128
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 85.1 578
FILIPINO 78.1 105
HISPANIC 72.2 1,506
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 79.9 398

30 Units Overall

77.9%
N=3,969
Gender Rate N
Female 78.4 1,948
Male 77.5 1,997
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 79.3 3,347
20-24 72.5 411
25-39 67.1 149
40 OR OVER 64.5 62
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 63.0 154
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 86.7 1,053
FILIPINO 79.5 146
HISPANIC 73.2 1,786
PACIFIC ISLANDER 63.6 11
WHITE 81.3 637

*: 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

73.6% N=1,142
Gender Rate N
Female 74.5 502
Male 73.0 636
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 75.7 955
20-24 65.0 140
25-39 60.6 33
40 OR OVER 42.9 14
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 65.4 26
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 79.4 475
FILIPINO 56.1 41
HISPANIC 62.1 280
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 77.0 239

Persistence Unprepared For College

46.6%
N=2,827
Gender Rate N
Female 46.2 1,446
Male 47.0 1,361
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 48.4 2,392
20-24 37.3 271
25-39 36.2 116
40 OR OVER 35.4 48
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 38.3 128
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 61.8 578
FILIPINO 58.1 105
HISPANIC 39.4 1,506
PACIFIC ISLANDER 44.4 *
WHITE 52.3 398

Persistence Overall

54.4%
N=3,969
Gender Rate N
Female 53.5 1,948
Male 55.3 1,997
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 56.2 3,347
20-24 46.7 411
25-39 41.6 149
40 OR OVER 37.1 62
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 42.9 154
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 69.7 1,053
FILIPINO 57.5 146
HISPANIC 42.9 1,786
PACIFIC ISLANDER 54.5 11
WHITE 61.5 637

*: 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

61.2% N=1,974
Gender Rate N
Female 65.1 942
Male 57.8 1,019
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 69.4 803
20-24 63.6 569
25-39 50.8 449
40 OR OVER 40.5 153
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 52.0 98
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 73.1 531
FILIPINO 74.1 85
HISPANIC 53.3 683
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 57.5 442

*: 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

7.4% N=1,164
Gender Rate N
Female 7.8 715
Male 6.7 449
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 28.6 119
20-24 14.7 231
25-39 3.1 422
40 OR OVER 1.3 392
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 4.3 23
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 13.9 447
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 2.6 454
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 6.7 75

*: 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

+33.1% N=952
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 23.8% 104
Child Development/Early Care and Education 25.4% 90
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 33.9% 77
Information Technology, General 15.9% 76
Accounting 25.2% 61
Business and Commerce, General 65.7% 60
Commercial Art 59.9% 48
Graphic Art and Design 51.1% 47
Administration of Justice 136.1% 46
Paralegal 16.1% 41

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 32.8% 475
Male 33.7% 473
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 221.4% 68
20-24 71.5% 354
25-39 22.7% 404
40 OR OVER 7.6% 126
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 17.0% 55
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE -41.2% *
ASIAN 51.8% 167
FILIPINO 29.9% 38
HISPANIC 33.7% 457
PACIFIC ISLANDER -75.2% *
WHITE 27.0% 142

*: 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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