2018 Student Success Scorecard

Santa Monica College

Santa Monica College, founded in 1929 with just 153 students, is on a 38-acre main campus less than two miles from the Pacific Ocean and several nearby satellite campuses. The college is among the leaders of the state's community colleges in transferring students to the University of California, University of Southern California and other universities. The college prepares students for careers in the fields as nursing, solar technology, new media, computer technology, early childhood education, business and graphic design. The campus includes computer labs, athletic facilities, performing and visual arts spaces and active student clubs. The college’s facilities have won numerous architectural and sustainability awards.

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 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
45,072

Gender Rate
Female 55.7%
Male 44.3%
Unknown 0.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 28.6%
20 to 24 years old 35.6%
25 to 39 years old 21.9%
40 or more years old 14.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 8.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 13.6%
Filipino 1.5%
Hispanic 35.5%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
White 32.2%
Two or more Races 3.9%
Unknown 4.6%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 22,023.8
Credit Sections 6,936
Non-Credit Sections 466
Median Credit Section Size 28
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 47.5%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 37.4%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 296:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students45,02444,19045,21545,47445,072
Gender
Female55.3%54.5%54.8%55.2%55.7%
Male44.7%45.5%45.2%44.8%44.3%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old28.1%27.5%27.5%28.3%28.6%
20 to 24 years old36.0%37.4%37.7%36.6%35.6%
25 to 39 years old21.3%20.9%20.8%21.3%21.9%
40 or more years old14.6%14.2%14.1%13.8%14.0%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American8.9%8.7%8.8%8.8%8.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%
Asian12.8%12.6%13.0%13.6%13.6%
Filipino1.7%1.8%1.6%1.5%1.5%
Hispanic32.2%33.3%34.3%34.8%35.5%
Pacific Islander0.4%0.3%0.2%0.3%0.2%
White32.4%31.8%31.8%32.2%32.2%
Two or more Races3.4%3.6%3.7%3.7%3.9%
Unknown7.9%7.6%6.3%5.1%4.6%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students21,265.221,414.921,693.822,028.422,023.8
Credit Sections6,1446,4916,8306,9856,936
Non-Credit Sections410391454453466
Median Credit Section Size3029292828
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty48.0%47.2%45.1%47.2%47.5%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**37.2%37.4%37.3%37.4%
Student Counseling Ratio373:1361:1330:1306:1296:1
 
* 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

30.6% N=2,981
Gender Rate N
Female 33.6 1,562
Male 27.2 1,419
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 31.9 2,031
20-24 26.0 573
25-39 32.3 294
40 OR OVER 22.9 83
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 15.6 469
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 45.4 97
FILIPINO 36.4 44
HISPANIC 29.9 1,638
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 42.0 588

Remedial English

48.4%
N=3,588
Gender Rate N
Female 52.1 1,838
Male 44.6 1,750
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 52.3 2,780
20-24 34.0 524
25-39 39.0 218
40 OR OVER 30.3 66
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.3 567
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 16.7 *
ASIAN 60.0 165
FILIPINO 61.5 65
HISPANIC 49.4 2,121
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 58.8 522

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

54.1%
N=320
Gender Rate N
Female 54.5 200
Male 53.3 120
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 81.0 58
20-24 52.9 102
25-39 47.3 110
40 OR OVER 40.0 50
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.0 14
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 54.3 105
FILIPINO 60.0 *
HISPANIC 41.0 61
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 58.7 126

*: 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
  15.9% N=3,772 27.0% N=3,772
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 15.0 1,968 26.1 1,968
Male 17.0 1,801 27.9 1,801
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 16.4 3,310 27.4 3,310
20-24 14.1 319 26.0 319
25-39 8.8 114 21.9 114
40 OR OVER 6.9 29 10.3 29
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 8.0 301 14.6 301
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 0.0 *
ASIAN 40.0 325 56.3 325
FILIPINO 15.6 77 28.6 77
HISPANIC 9.7 1,879 18.4 1,879
PACIFIC ISLANDER 11.1 * 11.1 *
WHITE 21.7 958 36.8 958

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  49.1% N=3,772 68.2% N=3,772
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 50.7 1,968 70.1 1,968
Male 47.4 1,801 66.1 1,801
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 50.0 3,310 69.2 3,310
20-24 42.9 319 61.1 319
25-39 46.5 114 62.3 114
40 OR OVER 27.6 29 55.2 29
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 32.9 301 51.2 301
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 * 100.0 *
ASIAN 59.4 325 76.0 325
FILIPINO 49.4 77 70.1 77
HISPANIC 38.7 1,879 62.2 1,879
PACIFIC ISLANDER 55.6 * 55.6 *
WHITE 69.2 958 81.6 958

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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

81.3% N=1,355
Gender Rate N
Female 82.6 650
Male 80.1 705
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 81.2 1,170
20-24 81.0 126
25-39 82.6 46
40 OR OVER 92.3 13
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.6 72
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 83.1 225
FILIPINO 84.4 32
HISPANIC 84.8 336
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 80.2 587

Persistence Unprepared For College

76.7%
N=3,005
Gender Rate N
Female 78.2 1,520
Male 75.2 1,485
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.2 2,631
20-24 66.1 236
25-39 63.8 105
40 OR OVER 69.7 33
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.9 371
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 80.0 *
ASIAN 74.7 158
FILIPINO 86.0 57
HISPANIC 77.4 1,719
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 76.2 571

Persistence Overall

78.1%
N=4,360
Gender Rate N
Female 79.5 2,170
Male 76.8 2,190
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 79.1 3,801
20-24 71.3 362
25-39 69.5 151
40 OR OVER 76.1 46
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.8 443
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 85.7 *
ASIAN 79.6 383
FILIPINO 85.4 89
HISPANIC 78.6 2,055
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 *
WHITE 78.2 1,158

*: 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

79.6% N=1,355
Gender Rate N
Female 82.5 650
Male 77.0 705
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.2 1,170
20-24 78.6 126
25-39 73.9 46
40 OR OVER 61.5 13
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 68.1 72
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 86.2 225
FILIPINO 81.3 32
HISPANIC 76.8 336
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 80.6 587

30 Units Unprepared For College

66.6%
N=3,005
Gender Rate N
Female 69.4 1,520
Male 63.7 1,485
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.7 2,631
20-24 56.4 236
25-39 65.7 105
40 OR OVER 57.6 33
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 56.1 371
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 74.1 158
FILIPINO 66.7 57
HISPANIC 66.6 1,719
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 72.2 571

30 Units Overall

70.6%
N=4,360
Gender Rate N
Female 73.3 2,170
Male 68.0 2,190
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.5 3,801
20-24 64.1 362
25-39 68.2 151
40 OR OVER 58.7 46
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 58.0 443
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 57.1 *
ASIAN 81.2 383
FILIPINO 71.9 89
HISPANIC 68.2 2,055
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 *
WHITE 76.4 1,158

*: 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

75.1% N=1,355
Gender Rate N
Female 78.6 650
Male 71.8 705
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.3 1,170
20-24 63.5 126
25-39 76.1 46
40 OR OVER 69.2 13
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 68.1 72
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 83.1 225
FILIPINO 81.3 32
HISPANIC 67.9 336
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 78.2 587

Persistence Unprepared For College

35.5%
N=3,005
Gender Rate N
Female 38.4 1,520
Male 32.5 1,485
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 36.5 2,631
20-24 27.5 236
25-39 29.5 105
40 OR OVER 30.3 33
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 27.2 371
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 57.0 158
FILIPINO 50.9 57
HISPANIC 29.7 1,719
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 51.3 571

Persistence Overall

47.8%
N=4,360
Gender Rate N
Female 50.5 2,170
Male 45.1 2,190
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 48.8 3,801
20-24 40.1 362
25-39 43.7 151
40 OR OVER 41.3 46
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.9 443
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 28.6 *
ASIAN 72.3 383
FILIPINO 61.8 89
HISPANIC 36.0 2,055
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 64.9 1,158

*: 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

52.6% N=2,093
Gender Rate N
Female 50.3 1,066
Male 55.0 1,027
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.6 640
20-24 56.4 587
25-39 34.0 630
40 OR OVER 36.0 236
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.5 188
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 52.9 327
FILIPINO 64.2 53
HISPANIC 54.8 617
PACIFIC ISLANDER 42.9 *
WHITE 49.9 769

*: 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

5.5% N=531
Gender Rate N
Female 5.2 386
Male 6.3 144
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 16.7 36
20-24 11.8 85
25-39 3.2 250
40 OR OVER 3.1 160
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 6.9 131
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 3.0 135
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 6.4 249

*: 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

+33.3% N=1,441
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Accounting 38.0% 356
Business and Commerce, General 53.9% 229
Information Technology, General 30.3% 162
Child Development/Early Care and Education 27.7% 160
Computer Programming 32.5% 131
Applied Photography 21.9% 121
Graphic Art and Design 27.8% 109
Marketing and Distribution 45.1% 104
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 27.5% 61
Cosmetology and Barbering 19.8% 46

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 33.4% 772
Male 33.3% 669
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 63.2% 84
20-24 97.6% 465
25-39 23.2% 687
40 OR OVER 9.8% 205
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.1% 114
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 13.1% *
ASIAN 32.0% 216
FILIPINO 54.9% 35
HISPANIC 37.3% 454
PACIFIC ISLANDER 14.7% *
WHITE 30.4% 520

*: 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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