2018 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
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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
17,326

Gender Rate
Female 54.6%
Male 44.6%
Unknown 0.8%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 26.8%
20 to 24 years old 42.0%
25 to 39 years old 24.5%
40 or more years old 6.7%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 2.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 27.3%
Filipino 2.1%
Hispanic 31.0%
Pacific Islander 0.5%
White 30.9%
Two or more Races 4.6%
Unknown 1.0%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 8,609.9
Credit Sections 2,407
Non-Credit Sections 8
Median Credit Section Size 28
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 55.5%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 29.8%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 548:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students15,79817,16116,95717,03417,326
Gender
Female53.0%52.7%53.3%53.5%54.6%
Male46.4%46.7%46.2%45.8%44.6%
Unknown0.6%0.6%0.5%0.7%0.8%
Age
Less than 20 years old28.3%27.8%27.8%27.4%26.8%
20 to 24 years old40.1%40.7%41.4%42.3%42.0%
25 to 39 years old23.6%24.2%23.9%23.2%24.5%
40 or more years old8.1%7.3%6.9%7.1%6.7%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American1.9%2.1%2.1%2.1%2.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.3%0.2%0.3%0.4%0.3%
Asian27.5%27.0%27.4%27.5%27.3%
Filipino1.9%2.0%2.1%2.1%2.1%
Hispanic27.6%29.5%30.3%30.4%31.0%
Pacific Islander0.5%0.5%0.4%0.5%0.5%
White32.5%31.8%31.1%31.2%30.9%
Two or more Races4.0%4.5%4.5%4.6%4.6%
Unknown3.8%2.3%1.7%1.2%1.0%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students9,229.610,000.89,376.79,536.18,609.9
Credit Sections1,8082,0752,1802,3002,407
Non-Credit Sections46668
Median Credit Section Size3332312928
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty66.1%56.8%55.6%54.5%55.5%
Percentage of First-Generation Students******32.2%*29.8%*
Student Counseling Ratio800:1765:1606:1455:1548:1
 
* 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

35.8% N=795
Gender Rate N
Female 36.4 434
Male 35.3 351
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 34.5 365
20-24 36.5 230
25-39 38.0 142
40 OR OVER 36.2 58
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 9.5 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 46.8 139
FILIPINO 45.5 11
HISPANIC 33.8 299
PACIFIC ISLANDER 20.0 10
WHITE 34.7 262

Remedial English

53.1%
N=1,553
Gender Rate N
Female 56.0 807
Male 50.0 726
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 60.1 966
20-24 47.3 319
25-39 41.7 180
40 OR OVER 19.3 88
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 51.3 39
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 54.7 574
FILIPINO 47.4 19
HISPANIC 51.8 488
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 15
WHITE 53.1 324

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

28.5%
N=428
Gender Rate N
Female 32.2 233
Male 24.6 183
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 34.1 85
20-24 42.3 149
25-39 22.7 110
40 OR OVER 6.0 84
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 29.3 358
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 18.2 22
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 20.6 34

*: 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
  28.3% N=1,505 46.0% N=1,505
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 29.2 756 46.2 756
Male 27.0 737 45.6 737
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 28.9 1,303 46.3 1,303
20-24 23.9 138 42.8 138
25-39 28.3 53 50.9 53
40 OR OVER 9.1 11 27.3 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 5.3 19 15.8 19
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 * 66.7 *
ASIAN 47.7 430 67.4 430
FILIPINO 37.5 24 62.5 24
HISPANIC 16.7 538 32.9 538
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 0.0 *
WHITE 24.4 398 42.5 398

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  53.2% N=1,505 69.4% N=1,505
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 55.7 756 72.6 756
Male 50.3 737 66.2 737
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 56.1 1,303 72.3 1,303
20-24 40.6 138 58.0 138
25-39 15.1 53 34.0 53
40 OR OVER 45.5 11 45.5 11
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 31.6 19 57.9 19
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 * 100.0 *
ASIAN 44.7 430 64.9 430
FILIPINO 58.3 24 70.8 24
HISPANIC 52.8 538 67.7 538
PACIFIC ISLANDER 12.5 * 50.0 *
WHITE 64.1 398 77.4 398

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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

87.9% N=578
Gender Rate N
Female 92.0 301
Male 83.4 271
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 89.7 534
20-24 62.2 37
25-39 80.0 *
40 OR OVER 100.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 89.6 154
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 85.1 154
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 88.4 224

Persistence Unprepared For College

82.3%
N=1,223
Gender Rate N
Female 83.1 635
Male 81.6 570
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 83.1 940
20-24 79.5 171
25-39 79.5 *
40 OR OVER 79.4 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 74.1 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 86.8 431
FILIPINO 73.3 *
HISPANIC 79.5 405
PACIFIC ISLANDER 90.0 10
WHITE 80.3 264

Persistence Overall

84.1%
N=1,801
Gender Rate N
Female 86.0 936
Male 82.2 841
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 85.5 1,474
20-24 76.4 208
25-39 79.5 83
40 OR OVER 80.6 36
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.0 28
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 87.5 585
FILIPINO 81.0 21
HISPANIC 81.0 559
PACIFIC ISLANDER 90.0 10
WHITE 84.0 488

*: 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

83.2% N=578
Gender Rate N
Female 85.4 301
Male 80.8 271
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 85.2 534
20-24 54.1 37
25-39 80.0 *
40 OR OVER 100.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 86.4 154
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 81.8 154
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 81.7 224

30 Units Unprepared For College

72.9%
N=1,223
Gender Rate N
Female 72.8 635
Male 73.2 570
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 74.3 940
20-24 70.8 171
25-39 65.4 *
40 OR OVER 64.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.4 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 80.3 431
FILIPINO 80.0 *
HISPANIC 66.9 405
PACIFIC ISLANDER 70.0 10
WHITE 73.5 264

30 Units Overall

76.2%
N=1,801
Gender Rate N
Female 76.8 936
Male 75.6 841
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.2 1,474
20-24 67.8 208
25-39 66.3 83
40 OR OVER 66.7 36
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.4 28
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 81.9 585
FILIPINO 85.7 21
HISPANIC 71.0 559
PACIFIC ISLANDER 70.0 10
WHITE 77.3 488

*: 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

71.6% N=578
Gender Rate N
Female 76.7 301
Male 66.1 271
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.8 534
20-24 43.2 37
25-39 40.0 *
40 OR OVER 100.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 75.3 154
FILIPINO 66.7 *
HISPANIC 67.5 154
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 73.2 224

Persistence Unprepared For College

48.6%
N=1,223
Gender Rate N
Female 49.6 635
Male 48.1 570
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 50.2 940
20-24 50.3 171
25-39 34.6 *
40 OR OVER 26.5 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 44.4 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 56.8 431
FILIPINO 53.3 *
HISPANIC 39.5 405
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 10
WHITE 48.5 264

Persistence Overall

56.0%
N=1,801
Gender Rate N
Female 58.3 936
Male 53.9 841
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 58.8 1,474
20-24 49.0 208
25-39 34.9 83
40 OR OVER 30.6 36
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 46.4 28
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 61.7 585
FILIPINO 57.1 21
HISPANIC 47.2 559
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 10
WHITE 59.8 488

*: 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

64.2% N=1,130
Gender Rate N
Female 71.2 546
Male 57.4 575
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.3 345
20-24 67.4 353
25-39 58.1 315
40 OR OVER 50.4 117
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 39.3 28
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 75.0 *
ASIAN 69.0 319
FILIPINO 56.3 16
HISPANIC 60.6 279
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 63.7 419

*: 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

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 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

+32.2% N=556
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Administration of Justice 23.1% 175
Accounting 67.2% 67
Automotive Technology 51.2% 53
Police Academy 31.1% 34
Business Management 50.4% 33
Floriculture / Floristry 15.6% 29
Computer Graphics and Digital Imagery 21.9% 28
Business Administration 173.6% 26
Business and Commerce, General 76.5% 25
Website Design and Development 51.5% 25

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 32.5% 283
Male 31.9% 272
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 287.5% 30
20-24 79.5% 157
25-39 25.7% 263
40 OR OVER 12.1% 106
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 88.6% 13
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 8.6% *
ASIAN 42.0% 104
FILIPINO 38.1% *
HISPANIC 31.1% 176
PACIFIC ISLANDER -34.1% *
WHITE 29.3% 222

*: 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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