2018 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.

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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
42,968

Gender Rate
Female 54.6%
Male 44.4%
Unknown 1.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 28.5%
20 to 24 years old 34.9%
25 to 39 years old 25.5%
40 or more years old 11.2%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 3.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 24.0%
Filipino 3.1%
Hispanic 47.1%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
White 14.9%
Two or more Races 3.2%
Unknown 3.7%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 24,016.6
Credit Sections 7,177
Non-Credit Sections 833
Median Credit Section Size 27
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 54.2%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 44.2%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 494:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students33,06238,00140,92040,96942,968
Gender
Female53.4%53.8%54.1%54.6%54.6%
Male46.2%45.7%45.3%44.7%44.4%
Unknown0.4%0.5%0.7%0.7%1.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old25.6%26.1%27.1%28.1%28.5%
20 to 24 years old38.5%38.0%36.4%35.5%34.9%
25 to 39 years old24.7%25.4%25.6%25.3%25.5%
40 or more years old11.2%10.5%11.0%11.1%11.2%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American4.8%4.8%4.5%3.9%3.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.2%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
Asian21.8%21.6%23.2%23.8%24.0%
Filipino3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%
Hispanic42.0%44.7%45.6%46.7%47.1%
Pacific Islander0.2%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
White16.7%12.4%9.5%12.4%14.9%
Two or more Races2.4%6.6%9.4%5.8%3.2%
Unknown8.8%6.6%4.4%4.0%3.7%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students21,139.021,243.322,984.323,502.224,016.6
Credit Sections5,4506,8176,8846,5037,177
Non-Credit Sections474430672731833
Median Credit Section Size2626272827
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty56.6%49.6%46.5%50.7%54.2%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**41.1%*43.0%*42.7%*44.2%*
Student Counseling Ratio885:1886:12,411:1687:1494:1
 
* 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

48.0% N=1,972
Gender Rate N
Female 50.3 1,035
Male 45.7 926
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 49.9 1,158
20-24 46.4 507
25-39 42.6 235
40 OR OVER 47.2 72
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.6 131
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 55.6 198
FILIPINO 52.8 72
HISPANIC 46.2 1,154
PACIFIC ISLANDER 20.0 *
WHITE 56.3 325

Remedial English

53.2%
N=2,816
Gender Rate N
Female 56.5 1,429
Male 49.7 1,377
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 59.2 1,889
20-24 41.9 630
25-39 40.9 232
40 OR OVER 33.8 65
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 32.2 180
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 71.8 439
FILIPINO 62.0 92
HISPANIC 48.8 1,677
PACIFIC ISLANDER 42.9 *
WHITE 60.9 312

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

59.4%
N=839
Gender Rate N
Female 58.1 473
Male 61.1 365
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.7 227
20-24 64.1 304
25-39 44.7 228
40 OR OVER 33.8 80
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 63.2 576
FILIPINO 72.7 11
HISPANIC 33.3 87
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 53.5 99

*: 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
  22.6% N=3,568 36.5% N=3,568
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 19.7 1,791 34.3 1,791
Male 25.7 1,748 39.0 1,748
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 23.7 3,186 37.6 3,186
20-24 13.8 260 28.5 260
25-39 13.7 102 26.5 102
40 OR OVER 0.0 20 10.0 20
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 6.1 82 11.0 82
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
ASIAN 49.8 901 68.5 901
FILIPINO 25.8 132 39.4 132
HISPANIC 9.6 1,898 21.2 1,898
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 * 33.3 *
WHITE 23.1 385 39.7 385

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  46.4% N=3,568 66.9% N=3,568
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 47.2 1,791 68.9 1,791
Male 45.6 1,748 64.9 1,748
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 48.1 3,186 68.5 3,186
20-24 31.5 260 53.1 260
25-39 33.3 102 52.9 102
40 OR OVER 30.0 20 60.0 20
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 29.3 82 47.6 82
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
ASIAN 49.1 901 70.8 901
FILIPINO 54.5 132 78.8 132
HISPANIC 41.3 1,898 62.0 1,898
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 * 100.0 *
WHITE 64.4 385 79.5 385

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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

86.3% N=992
Gender Rate N
Female 89.0 426
Male 84.2 562
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 85.4 829
20-24 89.6 125
25-39 92.6 27
40 OR OVER 100.0 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 85.7 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 88.9 380
FILIPINO 84.8 33
HISPANIC 85.0 273
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 86.7 203

Persistence Unprepared For College

83.3%
N=2,521
Gender Rate N
Female 83.2 1,306
Male 83.4 1,203
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 83.9 2,127
20-24 79.8 262
25-39 82.0 100
40 OR OVER 78.1 32
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 76.6 137
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 89.0 500
FILIPINO 79.7 79
HISPANIC 82.6 1,382
PACIFIC ISLANDER 83.3 *
WHITE 84.6 312

Persistence Overall

84.1%
N=3,513
Gender Rate N
Female 84.6 1,732
Male 83.6 1,765
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 84.3 2,956
20-24 82.9 387
25-39 84.3 127
40 OR OVER 83.7 43
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 77.8 158
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 89.0 880
FILIPINO 81.3 112
HISPANIC 83.0 1,655
PACIFIC ISLANDER 85.7 *
WHITE 85.4 515

*: 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

87.8% N=992
Gender Rate N
Female 90.6 426
Male 85.6 562
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 87.8 829
20-24 86.4 125
25-39 88.9 27
40 OR OVER 100.0 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 76.2 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 91.8 380
FILIPINO 87.9 33
HISPANIC 86.1 273
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 87.2 203

30 Units Unprepared For College

77.0%
N=2,521
Gender Rate N
Female 79.1 1,306
Male 74.8 1,203
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.2 2,127
20-24 70.2 262
25-39 75.0 100
40 OR OVER 56.3 32
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.8 137
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 88.6 500
FILIPINO 78.5 79
HISPANIC 72.2 1,382
PACIFIC ISLANDER 83.3 *
WHITE 84.0 312

30 Units Overall

80.0%
N=3,513
Gender Rate N
Female 81.9 1,732
Male 78.2 1,765
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.9 2,956
20-24 75.5 387
25-39 78.0 127
40 OR OVER 67.4 43
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 64.6 158
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 90.0 880
FILIPINO 81.3 112
HISPANIC 74.5 1,655
PACIFIC ISLANDER 85.7 *
WHITE 85.2 515

*: 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

73.1% N=992
Gender Rate N
Female 78.9 426
Male 68.7 562
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 75.4 829
20-24 60.0 125
25-39 59.3 27
40 OR OVER 81.8 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 57.1 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 77.9 380
FILIPINO 72.7 33
HISPANIC 66.3 273
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 78.8 203

Persistence Unprepared For College

49.1%
N=2,521
Gender Rate N
Female 52.5 1,306
Male 45.6 1,203
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 51.2 2,127
20-24 39.3 262
25-39 38.0 100
40 OR OVER 28.1 32
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.6 137
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 63.4 500
FILIPINO 62.0 79
HISPANIC 42.3 1,382
PACIFIC ISLANDER 16.7 *
WHITE 58.7 312

Persistence Overall

55.9%
N=3,513
Gender Rate N
Female 58.9 1,732
Male 52.9 1,765
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 58.0 2,956
20-24 46.0 387
25-39 42.5 127
40 OR OVER 41.9 43
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 36.7 158
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 69.7 880
FILIPINO 65.2 112
HISPANIC 46.2 1,655
PACIFIC ISLANDER 14.3 *
WHITE 66.6 515

*: 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

61.7% N=1,701
Gender Rate N
Female 66.4 856
Male 57.2 835
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 68.0 699
20-24 61.2 454
25-39 56.8 403
40 OR OVER 46.2 145
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 53.6 69
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 75.5 404
FILIPINO 65.6 64
HISPANIC 53.3 675
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 60.7 392

*: 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

7.9% N=975
Gender Rate N
Female 7.4 607
Male 8.7 367
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 20.7 92
20-24 15.4 195
25-39 6.1 359
40 OR OVER 1.8 329
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 12.5 16
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 11.7 401
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 4.7 295
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 11.1 54

*: 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

+42.6% N=1,188
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 39.0% 182
Child Development/Early Care and Education 35.1% 136
Accounting 19.2% 105
Business and Commerce, General 51.6% 90
Information Technology, General 40.0% 80
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 56.3% 71
Paralegal 45.6% 65
Commercial Art 69.1% 60
Graphic Art and Design 34.6% 57
Medical Assisting 56.4% 48

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 42.1% 686
Male 44.7% 495
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 203.5% 93
20-24 86.2% 412
25-39 24.5% 555
40 OR OVER 13.7% 128
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.4% 82
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 6264.7% *
ASIAN 45.2% 211
FILIPINO 21.6% 34
HISPANIC 44.6% 565
PACIFIC ISLANDER 142.1% *
WHITE 30.2% 129

*: 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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