Cuesta College

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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.
OVERALL
6.8%
N=176
Gender
%
FEMALE
6.1
MALE
6.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
14.3
20-24
9.1
25-39
1.8
40 OR OVER
0.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
N/A
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
ASIAN
0.0
*
FILIPINO
N/A
HISPANIC
2.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
17.6
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
OVERALL
Students 176
GENDER
Female 99
Male 73
AGE
Less than 20 years old 63
20 to 24 years old 22
25 to 39 years old 57
40 or more years old 33
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A
Asian *
Filipino N/A
Hispanic 101
Pacific Islander N/A
White 17
*: 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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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.
Historical Trend
Year2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Students**14,68714,11014,54315,575
Gender
Female**51.4%51.2%52.0%52.0%
Male**47.6%47.6%46.7%46.6%
Unknown**1.0%1.2%1.3%1.3%
Age
Less than 20 years old**33.0%33.1%37.2%41.0%
20 to 24 years old**34.6%33.9%31.5%28.6%
25 to 39 years old**22.0%22.8%21.7%20.3%
40 or more years old**10.4%10.2%9.5%10.0%
Unknown**0.0%0.0%0.1%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American**1.3%1.3%1.4%1.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native**0.6%0.6%0.6%0.6%
Asian**2.6%2.6%2.6%2.4%
Filipino**1.0%1.1%1.2%1.0%
Hispanic**27.9%29.0%31.8%33.7%
Pacific Islander**0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%
White**58.4%57.6%56.0%54.3%
Two or more Races**4.1%4.2%4.7%5.0%
Unknown**3.8%3.5%1.7%1.0%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students**7,946.28,379.97,075.08,320.0
Credit Sections**2,4702,4442,5342,566
Non-Credit Sections**135133178211
Median Credit Section Size**25232222
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty**55.6%55.6%58.0%56.4%
Percentage of First-Generation Students****24.6%*25.4%*26.3%
Student Counseling Ratio**505:1490:1639:1434:1
 
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STUDENT INFORMATION
Students 15,575
Gender
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Ethnicity/Race
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Female 52.0% African American 1.8%
Male 46.6% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.6%
Unknown 1.3% Asian 2.4%
Age
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Filipino 1.0%
Less than 20 years old 41.0% Hispanic 33.7%
20 to 24 years old 28.6% Pacific Islander 0.2%
25 to 39 years old 20.3% White 54.3%
40 or more years old 10.0% Two or more Races 5.0%
Unknown 0.0% Unknown 1.0%
INSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 8,320.0
Credit Sections 2,566
Non-Credit Sections 211
Median Credit Section Size 22
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 56.4%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 26.3%
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 434:1
Cumulative Time to Degree AA/AS **

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About the college

Cuesta College, on the California Central Coast halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, is also known as the San Luis Obispo County Community College District. Established in 1963, it provides opportunities for student success at three locations and online: San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles and Arroyo Grande. Cuesta College is well-known for its outstanding academic programs including career and technical education, nursing and allied health, and transferring the highest number of students to neighboring Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

District: San Luis Obispo Students: 15,575 County: San Luis Obispo