(no rates, less than 6 years of data)
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Persistence
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.
COLLEGE PREPARED
75.2%
N=1,197
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.2
MALE
75.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
75.5
20-24
65.1
25-39
79.2
40 OR OVER
72.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
53.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
60.0
*
ASIAN
65.6
FILIPINO
81.8
HISPANIC
71.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
88.9
*
WHITE
78.6
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
71.9%
N=2,770
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.5
MALE
70.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
73.5
20-24
62.3
25-39
64.0
40 OR OVER
72.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
67.7
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
63.6
ASIAN
69.4
FILIPINO
77.3
HISPANIC
70.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
68.0
WHITE
73.4
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OVERALL
72.9%
N=3,967
Gender
%
FEMALE
74.0
MALE
71.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
74.2
20-24
62.7
25-39
65.7
40 OR OVER
72.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
65.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
62.5
ASIAN
67.4
FILIPINO
78.7
HISPANIC
70.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
73.5
WHITE
75.3
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 70%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 1,197 Students 2,770 Students 3,967
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 548 Female 1,346 Female 1,894
Male 649 Male 1,413 Male 2,062
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 1,119 Less than 20 years old 2,249 Less than 20 years old 3,368
20 to 24 years old 43 20 to 24 years old 244 20 to 24 years old 287
25 to 39 years old 24 25 to 39 years old 186 25 to 39 years old 210
40 or more years old 11 40 or more years old 91 40 or more years old 102
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 15 African American 96 African American 111
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 16
Asian 90 Asian 85 Asian 175
Filipino 44 Filipino 97 Filipino 141
Hispanic 272 Hispanic 1,095 Hispanic 1,367
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander 34
White 668 White 1,183 White 1,851
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 70%
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Remedial/ESL
Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2014-15 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2009-10 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.
REMEDIAL MATH
36.2%
N=3,072
Gender
%
FEMALE
38.8
MALE
33.6
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Age
%
UNDER 20
38.1
20-24
32.0
25-39
33.2
40 OR OVER
37.2
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
22.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
19.0
ASIAN
47.9
FILIPINO
36.4
HISPANIC
33.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
24.1
WHITE
39.6
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REMEDIAL ENGLISH
43.1%
N=2,269
Gender
%
FEMALE
46.3
MALE
40.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
46.8
20-24
36.8
25-39
33.6
40 OR OVER
29.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
27.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
*
ASIAN
61.8
FILIPINO
59.2
HISPANIC
40.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
52.6
WHITE
44.4
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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
24.6%
N=313
Gender
%
FEMALE
23.3
MALE
26.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
47.7
20-24
28.2
25-39
10.8
40 OR OVER
7.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
0.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
36.5
FILIPINO
50.0
*
HISPANIC
21.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
24.1
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
REMEDIAL MATH REMEDIAL ENGLISH ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
Students 3,072 Students 2,269 Students 313
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 1,544 Female 1,099 Female 193
Male 1,517 Male 1,163 Male 118
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 1,864 Less than 20 years old 1,570 Less than 20 years old 107
20 to 24 years old 635 20 to 24 years old 353 20 to 24 years old 39
25 to 39 years old 401 25 to 39 years old 235 25 to 39 years old 83
40 or more years old 172 40 or more years old 111 40 or more years old 84
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 115 African American 103 African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native 21 American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 73 Asian 76 Asian 52
Filipino 77 Filipino 76 Filipino *
Hispanic 1,234 Hispanic 973 Hispanic 217
Pacific Islander 29 Pacific Islander 19 Pacific Islander *
White 1,338 White 883 White 29
*: 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 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who achieved at least 30 units.
COLLEGE PREPARED
75.8%
N=1,197
Gender
%
FEMALE
77.6
MALE
74.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
76.9
20-24
48.8
25-39
75.0
40 OR OVER
72.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
80.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
65.6
FILIPINO
86.4
HISPANIC
71.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
88.9
*
WHITE
78.0
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
64.7%
N=2,770
Gender
%
FEMALE
66.2
MALE
63.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
66.2
20-24
59.0
25-39
54.3
40 OR OVER
63.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
63.5
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
54.5
ASIAN
74.1
FILIPINO
70.1
HISPANIC
62.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
52.0
WHITE
65.9
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OVERALL
68.0%
N=3,967
Gender
%
FEMALE
69.5
MALE
66.6
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Age
%
UNDER 20
69.7
20-24
57.5
25-39
56.7
40 OR OVER
64.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
65.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
68.8
ASIAN
69.7
FILIPINO
75.2
HISPANIC
63.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
61.8
WHITE
70.3
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 70%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 1,197 Students 2,770 Students 3,967
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 548 Female 1,346 Female 1,894
Male 649 Male 1,413 Male 2,062
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 1,119 Less than 20 years old 2,249 Less than 20 years old 3,368
20 to 24 years old 43 20 to 24 years old 244 20 to 24 years old 287
25 to 39 years old 24 25 to 39 years old 186 25 to 39 years old 210
40 or more years old 11 40 or more years old 91 40 or more years old 102
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 15 African American 96 African American 111
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 16
Asian 90 Asian 85 Asian 175
Filipino 44 Filipino 97 Filipino 141
Hispanic 272 Hispanic 1,095 Hispanic 1,367
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander 34
White 668 White 1,183 White 1,851
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 70%
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Completion
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
COLLEGE PREPARED
72.4%
N=1,197
Gender
%
FEMALE
74.3
MALE
70.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
73.4
20-24
53.5
25-39
70.8
40 OR OVER
54.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
66.7
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
86.7
FILIPINO
77.3
HISPANIC
62.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
66.7
*
WHITE
74.4
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
45.2%
N=2,770
Gender
%
FEMALE
49.1
MALE
41.6
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Age
%
UNDER 20
47.8
20-24
37.3
25-39
32.8
40 OR OVER
27.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
43.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
36.4
ASIAN
69.4
FILIPINO
55.7
HISPANIC
39.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
52.0
WHITE
47.4
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OVERALL
53.4%
N=3,967
Gender
%
FEMALE
56.4
MALE
50.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
56.3
20-24
39.7
25-39
37.1
40 OR OVER
30.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
46.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
56.3
ASIAN
78.3
FILIPINO
62.4
HISPANIC
44.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
55.9
WHITE
57.2
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 70%
COLLEGE PREPARED: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was college level
UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE: Student’s lowest course attempted in Math and/or English was remedial level
OVERALL: Student attempted any level of Math or English in the first three years
COLLEGE PREPARED UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE OVERALL
Students 1,197 Students 2,770 Students 3,967
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 548 Female 1,346 Female 1,894
Male 649 Male 1,413 Male 2,062
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 1,119 Less than 20 years old 2,249 Less than 20 years old 3,368
20 to 24 years old 43 20 to 24 years old 244 20 to 24 years old 287
25 to 39 years old 24 25 to 39 years old 186 25 to 39 years old 210
40 or more years old 11 40 or more years old 91 40 or more years old 102
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 15 African American 96 African American 111
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 16
Asian 90 Asian 85 Asian 175
Filipino 44 Filipino 97 Filipino 141
Hispanic 272 Hispanic 1,095 Hispanic 1,367
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander 34
White 668 White 1,183 White 1,851
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.
Percentage of Unprepared Students: 70%
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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 2009-10 tracked for six years through 2014-15 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
51.0%
N=2,369
Gender
%
FEMALE
54.2
MALE
49.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
63.5
20-24
58.3
25-39
42.0
40 OR OVER
29.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
55.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
53.3
ASIAN
53.7
FILIPINO
60.0
HISPANIC
48.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
29.4
WHITE
51.7
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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 2,369
GENDER
Female 923
Male 1,427
AGE
Less than 20 years old 805
20 to 24 years old 559
25 to 39 years old 610
40 or more years old 393
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 80
American Indian/Alaska Native 15
Asian 82
Filipino 70
Hispanic 664
Pacific Islander 17
White 1,296
*: 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 2014-15, who started first time in 2009-10 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
0.0%
N=130
Gender
%
FEMALE
0.0
MALE
0.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
0.0
*
20-24
0.0
25-39
0.0
40 OR OVER
0.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
N/A
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
N/A
*
FILIPINO
N/A
*
HISPANIC
0.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
*
WHITE
N/A
*
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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 130
GENDER
Female 74
Male 54
AGE
Less than 20 years old *
20 to 24 years old 13
25 to 39 years old 56
40 or more years old 52
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian *
Filipino *
Hispanic 125
Pacific Islander *
White *
*: 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 2014-15 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2009-10.
STUDENT INFORMATION
Students 37,315
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 45.9% African American 3.3%
Male 53.5% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.8%
Unknown 0.6% Asian 4.9%
AGE Filipino 2.7%
Less than 20 years old 26.5% Hispanic 40.5%
20 to 24 years old 35.5% Pacific Islander 0.5%
25 to 39 years old 25.8% White 39.7%
40 or more years old 12.2% Two or more Races 4.2%
Unknown 0.0% Unknown 3.5%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 19,322.9
Credit Sections 7,971
Non-Credit Sections 233
Median Credit Section Size 22
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 45.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 40.5%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 742:1
* Insufficient data
** No data

Palomar College, founded in 1946, is in San Marcos which is located in north San Diego County. In addition to a 200 acre main campus, it has four education sites, the largest of which is in Escondido. Other sites are located at Camp Pendleton, Fallbrook High School, and the Pauma Indian Reservation. At Palomar, students may choose from over 250 degree and certificate programs or build skills needed for success in college and life.

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District: Palomar

Students: 37,315

County: San Diego

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Skills Builder
The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2012-2013 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.
Median Earnings Change
+14.8%
N=1,248
Disciplines with the highest enrollment
Median % Change
Total N
Child Development/Early Care and Education
Water and Wastewater Technology
Emergency Medical Services
Accounting
Administration of Justice
Welding Technology
Drywall and Insulation
Business and Commerce, General
Construction Crafts Technology
Real Estate
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25.4%
110
5.9%
108
65.9%
100
19.2%
98
37.7%
63
37.9%
60
-18.7%
60
40.2%
55
-10.2%
47
4.7%
46
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Median Earnings Change
+14.8%
N=1,248
Gender
Median % Change
Total N
FEMALE
MALE
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16.2%
470
14.2%
775
Age
Median % Change
Total N
Under 20
20-24
25-39
40 OR OVER
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143.2%
95
34.3%
398
14.4%
495
1.9%
260
Ethnicity/Race
Median % Change
Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE
ASIAN
FILIPINO
HISPANIC
PACIFIC ISLANDER
WHITE
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32.1%
41
-7.8%
*
11.0%
54
21.2%
26
15.2%
404
-12.0%
*
14.5%
622
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Suppressed to protect student privacy.
Note: The sum of subgroup counts may not add up to the total count due to missing demographic information.