2017 Student Success Scorecard

Golden West College

Golden West College (GWC), established in 1965, is in Huntington Beach. GWC is a two-year, medium sized, college. The college is part of the Coast Community College District along with Orange Coast College and Coastline Community College. The mission of GWC is to create an intellectually and culturally stimulating learning environment for students and the community. The students improve their basic skills, develop and enhance career opportunities, and/or prepare for transfer to a four-year institution as they become productive citizens and lifelong learners. The college motto is “Oceans of Opportunity.”

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
17,034

Gender Rate
Female 53.5%
Male 45.8%
Unknown 0.7%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 27.4%
20 to 24 years old 42.3%
25 to 39 years old 23.2%
40 or more years old 7.1%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 2.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 27.5%
Filipino 2.1%
Hispanic 30.4%
Pacific Islander 0.5%
White 31.2%
Two or more Races 4.6%
Unknown 1.2%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 9,536.1
Credit Sections 2,300
Non-Credit Sections 6
Median Credit Section Size 29
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 54.5%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 32.2%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 455:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**15,79817,16116,95717,034
Gender
Female**53.0%52.7%53.3%53.5%
Male**46.4%46.7%46.2%45.8%
Unknown**0.6%0.6%0.5%0.7%
Age
Less than 20 years old**28.3%27.8%27.8%27.4%
20 to 24 years old**40.1%40.7%41.4%42.3%
25 to 39 years old**23.6%24.2%23.9%23.2%
40 or more years old**8.1%7.3%6.9%7.1%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**1.9%2.1%2.1%2.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.3%0.2%0.3%0.4%
Asian**27.5%27.0%27.4%27.5%
Filipino**1.9%2.0%2.1%2.1%
Hispanic**27.6%29.5%30.3%30.4%
Pacific Islander**0.5%0.5%0.4%0.5%
White**32.5%31.8%31.1%31.2%
Two or more Races**4.0%4.5%4.5%4.6%
Unknown**3.8%2.3%1.7%1.2%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**9,229.610,000.89,376.79,536.1
Credit Sections**1,8082,0752,1802,300
Non-Credit Sections**4666
Median Credit Section Size**33323129
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**66.1%56.8%55.6%54.5%
Percentage of First-Generation Students********32.2%
Student Counseling Ratio**800:1765:1606:1455:1
 
* 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

35.3% N=946
Gender Rate N
Female 38.5 499
Male 31.5 435
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 34.4 453
20-24 32.4 241
25-39 38.7 194
40 OR OVER 43.1 58
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 19.2 26
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 40.0 140
FILIPINO 28.6 14
HISPANIC 31.9 354
PACIFIC ISLANDER 40.0 10
WHITE 38.1 349

Remedial English

53.6%
N=1,510
Gender Rate N
Female 56.9 768
Male 49.8 719
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 59.9 882
20-24 54.1 338
25-39 40.6 187
40 OR OVER 21.4 103
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 36.8 38
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 59.3 541
FILIPINO 62.5 16
HISPANIC 47.0 511
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 55.1 336

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

28.7%
N=449
Gender Rate N
Female 29.5 261
Male 28.2 177
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 52.1 96
20-24 37.1 105
25-39 24.6 126
40 OR OVER 7.4 122
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 32.8 366
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 13.3 30
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 9.1 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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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
  24.8% N=1,494 40.6% N=1,494
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 22.7 749 37.9 749
Male 26.9 735 43.5 735
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 25.2 1,284 40.6 1,284
20-24 24.1 141 44.0 141
25-39 23.6 55 36.4 55
40 OR OVER 7.1 14 28.6 14
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 14.3 21 19.0 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 20.0 *
ASIAN 42.1 392 60.2 392
FILIPINO 15.8 19 36.8 19
HISPANIC 16.4 556 29.0 556
PACIFIC ISLANDER 12.5 * 25.0 *
WHITE 22.2 424 41.0 424

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  48.3% N=1,494 66.6% N=1,494
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 49.8 749 67.6 749
Male 47.1 735 66.0 735
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 50.9 1,284 69.9 1,284
20-24 34.0 141 51.1 141
25-39 29.1 55 40.0 55
40 OR OVER 21.4 14 21.4 14
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.3 21 42.9 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 80.0 * 80.0 *
ASIAN 38.8 392 60.2 392
FILIPINO 42.1 19 68.4 19
HISPANIC 44.6 556 63.5 556
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 * 75.0 *
WHITE 59.9 424 76.4 424

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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

82.7% N=595
Gender Rate N
Female 83.8 284
Male 81.8 296
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 83.6 542
20-24 72.1 43
25-39 100.0 *
40 OR OVER 60.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 55.6 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 81.5 135
FILIPINO 75.0 *
HISPANIC 84.9 139
PACIFIC ISLANDER 40.0 *
WHITE 85.3 265

Persistence Unprepared For College

82.2%
N=1,252
Gender Rate N
Female 83.1 605
Male 81.3 621
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 83.6 967
20-24 79.5 156
25-39 78.5 *
40 OR OVER 70.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.7 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 87.8 434
FILIPINO 76.9 *
HISPANIC 79.0 395
PACIFIC ISLANDER 69.2 *
WHITE 80.5 308

Persistence Overall

82.3%
N=1,847
Gender Rate N
Female 83.4 889
Male 81.5 917
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 83.6 1,509
20-24 77.9 199
25-39 79.8 84
40 OR OVER 69.1 55
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.7 46
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 86.3 569
FILIPINO 76.2 21
HISPANIC 80.5 534
PACIFIC ISLANDER 61.1 18
WHITE 82.7 573

*: 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

78.7% N=595
Gender Rate N
Female 82.0 284
Male 75.7 296
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.6 542
20-24 55.8 43
25-39 80.0 *
40 OR OVER 60.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 22.2 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 81.5 135
FILIPINO 75.0 *
HISPANIC 77.0 139
PACIFIC ISLANDER 20.0 *
WHITE 80.4 265

30 Units Unprepared For College

73.6%
N=1,252
Gender Rate N
Female 74.7 605
Male 72.5 621
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 74.8 967
20-24 73.1 156
25-39 63.3 *
40 OR OVER 70.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 84.3 434
FILIPINO 53.8 *
HISPANIC 64.1 395
PACIFIC ISLANDER 53.8 *
WHITE 73.4 308

30 Units Overall

75.3%
N=1,847
Gender Rate N
Female 77.1 889
Male 73.5 917
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.9 1,509
20-24 69.3 199
25-39 64.3 84
40 OR OVER 69.1 55
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 63.0 46
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 83.7 569
FILIPINO 61.9 21
HISPANIC 67.4 534
PACIFIC ISLANDER 44.4 18
WHITE 76.6 573

*: 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

67.4% N=595
Gender Rate N
Female 73.6 284
Male 61.1 296
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.5 542
20-24 34.9 43
25-39 60.0 *
40 OR OVER 20.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 44.4 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 79.3 135
FILIPINO 62.5 *
HISPANIC 65.5 139
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 64.2 265

Persistence Unprepared For College

49.9%
N=1,252
Gender Rate N
Female 51.7 605
Male 48.0 621
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 50.6 967
20-24 55.1 156
25-39 41.8 *
40 OR OVER 34.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 56.8 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 59.0 434
FILIPINO 38.5 *
HISPANIC 40.5 395
PACIFIC ISLANDER 30.8 *
WHITE 50.6 308

Persistence Overall

55.5%
N=1,847
Gender Rate N
Female 58.7 889
Male 52.2 917
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 57.7 1,509
20-24 50.8 199
25-39 42.9 84
40 OR OVER 32.7 55
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 54.3 46
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 63.8 569
FILIPINO 47.6 21
HISPANIC 47.0 534
PACIFIC ISLANDER 38.9 18
WHITE 56.9 573

*: 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

61.3% N=1,267
Gender Rate N
Female 67.9 630
Male 54.9 619
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.3 421
20-24 66.5 352
25-39 52.2 364
40 OR OVER 43.8 130
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 46.2 26
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 67.4 319
FILIPINO 62.5 24
HISPANIC 57.7 305
PACIFIC ISLANDER 40.0 *
WHITE 60.1 519

*: 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

+21.6% N=518
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Administration of Justice 17.8% 168
Accounting 27.1% 78
Automotive Technology 87.1% 59
Business and Commerce, General 28.7% 31
Digital Media 35.6% 29
Business Management 37.8% 28
Business Administration 18.2% 26
Computer Graphics and Digital Imagery 13.2% 26
Floriculture / Floristry 6.6% 25
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 41.1% 18

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 21.3% 239
Male 22.0% 277
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 84.4% 27
20-24 82.7% 169
25-39 17.2% 233
40 OR OVER 8.0% 89
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN -0.7% 18
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 140.7% *
ASIAN 24.5% 79
FILIPINO 22.2% 13
HISPANIC 21.6% 154
PACIFIC ISLANDER 8.3% *
WHITE 22.3% 216

*: 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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