2018 Student Success Scorecard

Cypress College

Cypress College, founded in 1966, enrolls students of diverse backgrounds each semester at its campus in Cypress. The college is just a few miles from Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm amusement park in Southern California, and minutes away from the Pacific Ocean. Students have the opportunity to select from a variety of courses and programs to meet their educational goals, whether they are working toward associate of arts or associate of science degrees, or an occupational certificate. The college is most well-known for its nursing programs and mortuary science program.

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
21,115

Gender Rate
Female 54.7%
Male 43.7%
Unknown 1.6%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 27.2%
20 to 24 years old 41.4%
25 to 39 years old 25.1%
40 or more years old 6.4%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 4.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 18.4%
Filipino 5.8%
Hispanic 46.1%
Pacific Islander 0.4%
White 17.8%
Two or more Races 3.4%
Unknown 3.5%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 12,067.6
Credit Sections 3,452
Non-Credit Sections 0
Median Credit Section Size 26
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 59.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 40.5%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 391:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students19,77120,35320,52021,54621,115
Gender
Female53.7%54.2%54.2%54.5%54.7%
Male45.0%44.6%44.4%43.9%43.7%
Unknown1.3%1.3%1.4%1.6%1.6%
Age
Less than 20 years old26.9%27.0%26.1%27.2%27.2%
20 to 24 years old41.6%41.3%43.0%42.0%41.4%
25 to 39 years old23.0%23.5%23.7%24.4%25.1%
40 or more years old8.5%8.2%7.2%6.4%6.4%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American4.4%4.5%4.6%4.2%4.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.3%0.3%0.2%0.2%0.2%
Asian17.6%17.2%17.6%17.8%18.4%
Filipino6.0%5.8%5.7%5.8%5.8%
Hispanic40.4%42.8%44.7%45.9%46.1%
Pacific Islander0.5%0.5%0.4%0.4%0.4%
White24.0%22.3%20.2%19.1%17.8%
Two or more Races3.7%3.4%3.5%3.3%3.4%
Unknown3.1%3.2%3.2%3.2%3.5%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students10,683.611,018.011,129.411,677.312,067.6
Credit Sections2,8373,0673,2003,3613,452
Non-Credit Sections00000
Median Credit Section Size2928272726
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty68.9%61.7%55.6%56.1%59.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students****40.1%*41.4%*40.5%*
Student Counseling Ratio758:1720:1498:1493:1391:1
 
* 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

46.8% N=1,664
Gender Rate N
Female 48.7 917
Male 44.9 722
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 51.0 951
20-24 42.2 431
25-39 41.7 204
40 OR OVER 34.6 78
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.7 92
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 52.9 121
FILIPINO 52.1 71
HISPANIC 46.9 763
PACIFIC ISLANDER 41.7 12
WHITE 45.6 397

Remedial English

71.8%
N=1,358
Gender Rate N
Female 74.4 773
Male 68.5 562
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 79.2 819
20-24 63.6 354
25-39 54.2 142
40 OR OVER 55.8 43
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.0 71
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 77.5 178
FILIPINO 77.1 96
HISPANIC 72.3 635
PACIFIC ISLANDER 81.3 16
WHITE 69.7 261

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

59.1%
N=154
Gender Rate N
Female 59.6 89
Male 56.5 62
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 64.7 34
20-24 76.7 43
25-39 55.8 43
40 OR OVER 35.3 34
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 65.4 81
FILIPINO 20.0 *
HISPANIC 64.7 17
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 50.0 20

*: 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
  17.5% N=1,850 28.8% N=1,850
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 15.4 1,022 26.4 1,022
Male 20.6 796 32.3 796
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 18.7 1,573 30.3 1,573
20-24 9.5 189 18.5 189
25-39 13.2 76 26.3 76
40 OR OVER 8.3 12 8.3 12
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 8.0 50 16.0 50
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 * 75.0 *
ASIAN 40.6 320 60.6 320
FILIPINO 22.2 135 40.0 135
HISPANIC 9.6 916 17.5 916
PACIFIC ISLANDER 16.7 * 50.0 *
WHITE 16.3 300 26.0 300

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  36.6% N=1,850 62.1% N=1,850
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 35.4 1,022 61.5 1,022
Male 38.3 796 62.6 796
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 38.7 1,573 64.3 1,573
20-24 29.1 189 51.9 189
25-39 14.5 76 46.1 76
40 OR OVER 16.7 12 33.3 12
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 20.0 50 50.0 50
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 * 75.0 *
ASIAN 42.5 320 68.1 320
FILIPINO 41.5 135 65.2 135
HISPANIC 32.0 916 57.6 916
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 * 100.0 *
WHITE 44.3 300 70.7 300

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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

88.6% N=465
Gender Rate N
Female 89.5 228
Male 88.0 233
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 88.3 400
20-24 95.7 46
25-39 72.7 11
40 OR OVER 87.5 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 92.5 134
FILIPINO 81.8 33
HISPANIC 85.4 96
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 90.0 110

Persistence Unprepared For College

84.9%
N=1,658
Gender Rate N
Female 84.6 921
Male 85.7 718
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 86.2 1,400
20-24 75.3 158
25-39 81.0 63
40 OR OVER 81.1 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 82.5 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 91.3 196
FILIPINO 92.1 89
HISPANIC 82.9 709
PACIFIC ISLANDER 83.3 *
WHITE 84.2 303

Persistence Overall

85.7%
N=2,123
Gender Rate N
Female 85.6 1,149
Male 86.2 951
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 86.7 1,800
20-24 79.9 204
25-39 79.7 74
40 OR OVER 82.2 45
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 83.6 61
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 91.8 330
FILIPINO 89.3 122
HISPANIC 83.2 805
PACIFIC ISLANDER 84.6 13
WHITE 85.7 413

*: 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

83.0% N=465
Gender Rate N
Female 82.9 228
Male 83.3 233
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 84.0 400
20-24 80.4 46
25-39 63.6 11
40 OR OVER 75.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 87.3 134
FILIPINO 84.8 33
HISPANIC 77.1 96
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 82.7 110

30 Units Unprepared For College

74.4%
N=1,658
Gender Rate N
Female 75.1 921
Male 73.4 718
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.4 1,400
20-24 57.6 158
25-39 58.7 63
40 OR OVER 62.2 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.9 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 81.6 196
FILIPINO 78.7 89
HISPANIC 72.4 709
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 72.9 303

30 Units Overall

76.3%
N=2,123
Gender Rate N
Female 76.7 1,149
Male 75.8 951
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.8 1,800
20-24 62.7 204
25-39 59.5 74
40 OR OVER 64.4 45
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 73.8 61
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 83.9 330
FILIPINO 80.3 122
HISPANIC 72.9 805
PACIFIC ISLANDER 61.5 13
WHITE 75.5 413

*: 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

72.3% N=465
Gender Rate N
Female 74.1 228
Male 70.8 233
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.5 400
20-24 73.9 46
25-39 36.4 11
40 OR OVER 50.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 79.1 134
FILIPINO 72.7 33
HISPANIC 62.5 96
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 70.9 110

Persistence Unprepared For College

44.4%
N=1,658
Gender Rate N
Female 46.9 921
Male 40.9 718
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 47.4 1,400
20-24 27.2 158
25-39 31.7 63
40 OR OVER 27.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 47.4 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 63.8 196
FILIPINO 53.9 89
HISPANIC 37.7 709
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 46.2 303

Persistence Overall

50.5%
N=2,123
Gender Rate N
Female 52.3 1,149
Male 48.3 951
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 53.2 1,800
20-24 37.7 204
25-39 32.4 74
40 OR OVER 31.1 45
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 49.2 61
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 70.0 330
FILIPINO 59.0 122
HISPANIC 40.6 805
PACIFIC ISLANDER 46.2 13
WHITE 52.8 413

*: 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

60.9% N=1,313
Gender Rate N
Female 68.7 664
Male 52.7 628
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 68.2 472
20-24 64.0 369
25-39 52.9 314
40 OR OVER 47.5 158
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 55.6 54
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 71.0 186
FILIPINO 71.4 84
HISPANIC 57.0 437
PACIFIC ISLANDER 77.8 *
WHITE 57.2 362

*: 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

+37.4% N=690
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Health Occupations, General 41.6% 88
Computer Information Systems 48.1% 85
Accounting 34.1% 65
Human Services 54.9% 50
Applied Photography 38.6% 43
Automotive Technology 61.0% 36
Radiologic Technology 19.6% 32
Management Development and Supervision 30.7% 31
Commercial Music 81.4% 29
Computer Programming 14.0% 28

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 30.8% 330
Male 44.4% 352
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 118.7% 41
20-24 56.0% 261
25-39 27.6% 287
40 OR OVER 11.3% 101
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 46.2% 28
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 124.1% *
ASIAN 47.8% 103
FILIPINO 27.8% 38
HISPANIC 40.9% 289
PACIFIC ISLANDER 88.7% *
WHITE 31.6% 180

*: 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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