2018 Student Success Scorecard

Saddleback College

Saddleback College, founded in 1968, is in Mission Viejo. The college is the largest and oldest member of the South Orange County Community College District. The college provides a Veterans Education Transition Services (VETS) Center, devoted to helping veterans transition from combat to the classroom.

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 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
38,559

Gender Rate
Female 58.4%
Male 38.9%
Unknown 2.7%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 24.0%
20 to 24 years old 27.0%
25 to 39 years old 19.2%
40 or more years old 29.8%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 1.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 10.0%
Filipino 2.0%
Hispanic 22.8%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
White 56.0%
Two or more Races 4.5%
Unknown 2.7%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 16,868.7
Credit Sections 5,443
Non-Credit Sections 846
Median Credit Section Size 23
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 49.7%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 24.3%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 1,296:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Students38,99337,81636,57337,01538,559
Gender
Female57.7%57.5%57.8%57.4%58.4%
Male40.5%40.8%39.9%39.7%38.9%
Unknown1.7%1.8%2.3%2.9%2.7%
Age
Less than 20 years old24.0%23.9%24.2%24.2%24.0%
20 to 24 years old29.4%29.5%29.5%28.2%27.0%
25 to 39 years old19.1%19.1%19.0%19.0%19.2%
40 or more years old27.5%27.5%27.2%28.5%29.8%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American1.8%1.8%1.8%1.7%1.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.3%0.2%0.2%0.3%0.2%
Asian9.5%9.5%9.5%9.7%10.0%
Filipino2.1%2.0%2.0%2.0%2.0%
Hispanic19.5%20.5%21.0%21.6%22.8%
Pacific Islander0.2%0.2%0.3%0.2%0.2%
White59.3%58.6%57.5%57.0%56.0%
Two or more Races4.0%4.2%4.3%4.4%4.5%
Unknown3.4%2.9%3.4%3.2%2.7%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students18,474.615,506.118,176.815,089.516,868.7
Credit Sections5,3255,3735,5835,3735,443
Non-Credit Sections555558573670846
Median Credit Section Size2625232423
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty47.9%49.1%49.5%48.5%49.7%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**23.0%*21.7%*22.9%*24.3%
Student Counseling Ratio705:11,004:11,010:1624:11,296:1
 
* 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

40.7% N=900
Gender Rate N
Female 43.7 485
Male 37.1 410
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 41.0 390
20-24 32.6 230
25-39 44.2 181
40 OR OVER 51.5 99
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 18.4 38
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 68.4 19
FILIPINO 57.1 21
HISPANIC 35.2 270
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 43.1 497

Remedial English

62.2%
N=1,782
Gender Rate N
Female 63.0 824
Male 61.4 950
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.3 1,118
20-24 51.1 360
25-39 55.0 218
40 OR OVER 60.5 86
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 59.2 49
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 77.3 88
FILIPINO 57.9 38
HISPANIC 57.3 562
PACIFIC ISLANDER 42.9 *
WHITE 64.2 919

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

17.6%
N=170
Gender Rate N
Female 18.5 108
Male 16.7 60
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 50.0 12
20-24 20.0 25
25-39 17.4 69
40 OR OVER 10.9 64
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 15.0 40
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 9.6 52
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 30.0 60

*: 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
  25.0% N=1,894 38.5% N=1,894
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 24.3 878 39.1 878
Male 25.4 983 37.8 983
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 27.7 1,666 41.8 1,666
20-24 6.9 145 14.5 145
25-39 4.7 64 17.2 64
40 OR OVER 0.0 19 0.0 19
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 2.7 37 13.5 37
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 0.0 *
ASIAN 48.3 87 70.1 87
FILIPINO 33.3 57 43.9 57
HISPANIC 17.3 565 29.6 565
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 * 25.0 *
WHITE 27.8 1,013 42.0 1,013

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  48.3% N=1,894 70.3% N=1,894
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 51.5 878 72.7 878
Male 45.3 983 68.2 983
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 50.8 1,666 73.3 1,666
20-24 26.2 145 47.6 145
25-39 34.4 64 53.1 64
40 OR OVER 42.1 19 42.1 19
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 24.3 37 45.9 37
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 * 100.0 *
ASIAN 48.3 87 74.7 87
FILIPINO 40.4 57 71.9 57
HISPANIC 40.0 565 64.1 565
PACIFIC ISLANDER 25.0 * 50.0 *
WHITE 54.4 1,013 74.6 1,013

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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

83.0% N=1,362
Gender Rate N
Female 81.8 622
Male 83.9 722
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 84.1 1,263
20-24 64.9 57
25-39 72.4 29
40 OR OVER 76.9 13
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 80.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 83.3 *
ASIAN 90.0 80
FILIPINO 94.3 35
HISPANIC 83.2 286
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 81.8 837

Persistence Unprepared For College

77.5%
N=1,606
Gender Rate N
Female 77.3 759
Male 77.9 837
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.8 1,348
20-24 70.4 142
25-39 66.7 75
40 OR OVER 80.5 41
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 67.3 52
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 78.8 52
FILIPINO 71.1 45
HISPANIC 76.4 513
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 79.0 852

Persistence Overall

80.0%
N=2,968
Gender Rate N
Female 79.4 1,381
Male 80.7 1,559
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 81.3 2,611
20-24 68.8 199
25-39 68.3 104
40 OR OVER 79.6 54
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 69.4 62
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 77.8 *
ASIAN 85.6 132
FILIPINO 81.3 80
HISPANIC 78.8 799
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 80.4 1,689

*: 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

80.3% N=1,362
Gender Rate N
Female 80.9 622
Male 79.8 722
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 81.9 1,263
20-24 64.9 57
25-39 48.3 29
40 OR OVER 61.5 13
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 80.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 87.5 80
FILIPINO 94.3 35
HISPANIC 82.2 286
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 78.7 837

30 Units Unprepared For College

70.7%
N=1,606
Gender Rate N
Female 73.0 759
Male 68.6 837
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 72.3 1,348
20-24 58.5 142
25-39 64.0 75
40 OR OVER 70.7 41
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 67.3 52
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 78.8 52
FILIPINO 71.1 45
HISPANIC 68.6 513
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 71.0 852

30 Units Overall

75.1%
N=2,968
Gender Rate N
Female 76.5 1,381
Male 73.8 1,559
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.0 2,611
20-24 60.3 199
25-39 59.6 104
40 OR OVER 68.5 54
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 69.4 62
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 55.6 *
ASIAN 84.1 132
FILIPINO 81.3 80
HISPANIC 73.5 799
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 74.8 1,689

*: 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

70.1% N=1,362
Gender Rate N
Female 71.4 622
Male 68.6 722
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.9 1,263
20-24 57.9 57
25-39 31.0 29
40 OR OVER 38.5 13
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 70.0 10
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 81.3 80
FILIPINO 82.9 35
HISPANIC 65.0 286
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 70.5 837

Persistence Unprepared For College

48.1%
N=1,606
Gender Rate N
Female 51.4 759
Male 45.3 837
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 49.9 1,348
20-24 40.1 142
25-39 38.7 75
40 OR OVER 31.7 41
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 48.1 52
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 57.7 52
FILIPINO 46.7 45
HISPANIC 43.9 513
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 *
WHITE 49.9 852

Persistence Overall

58.2%
N=2,968
Gender Rate N
Female 60.4 1,381
Male 56.1 1,559
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 60.6 2,611
20-24 45.2 199
25-39 36.5 104
40 OR OVER 33.3 54
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 51.6 62
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 55.6 *
ASIAN 72.0 132
FILIPINO 62.5 80
HISPANIC 51.4 799
PACIFIC ISLANDER 66.7 *
WHITE 60.1 1,689

*: 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

52.4% N=2,209
Gender Rate N
Female 51.3 1,246
Male 54.0 936
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.6 639
20-24 56.2 546
25-39 40.4 606
40 OR OVER 37.1 418
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 30.0 50
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 47.0 215
FILIPINO 47.8 67
HISPANIC 52.4 477
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 53.7 1,256

*: 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

12.1% N=322
Gender Rate N
Female 14.9 215
Male 7.2 97
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 25.0 24
20-24 18.2 44
25-39 14.7 143
40 OR OVER 3.6 111
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 0.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 15.9 63
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 0.0 89
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 16.3 135

*: 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

+38.7% N=1,175
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Child Development/Early Care and Education 59.5% 158
Real Estate 14.7% 115
Infants and Toddlers 61.4% 107
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 44.5% 106
Child Development Administration and Management 25.1% 95
Accounting 32.8% 79
Registered Nursing 122.2% 73
Health Occupations, General 21.3% 65
Business Administration 49.4% 50
Software Applications 9.5% 49

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 36.7% 711
Male 43.8% 433
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 93.4% 53
20-24 70.7% 351
25-39 31.7% 518
40 OR OVER 17.1% 253
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 42.0% 25
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 17.1% *
ASIAN 37.5% 139
FILIPINO 25.3% 47
HISPANIC 43.7% 261
PACIFIC ISLANDER 21.6% *
WHITE 38.8% 616

*: 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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