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Persistence
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2007-08 tracked for six years through 2012-13 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.
COLLEGE PREPARED
71.8%
Gender
%
FEMALE
72.0
MALE
71.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
73.0
20-24
57.4
25-39
63.6
40 OR OVER
92.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
76.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
*
ASIAN
60.0
FILIPINO
69.7
HISPANIC
73.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
66.7
WHITE
67.6
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
68.3%
Gender
%
FEMALE
68.4
MALE
68.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
70.0
20-24
59.6
25-39
61.9
40 OR OVER
66.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
63.1
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
75.0
ASIAN
60.9
FILIPINO
62.4
HISPANIC
69.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
56.0
WHITE
70.1
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OVERALL
69.2%
Gender
%
FEMALE
69.2
MALE
69.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
70.8
20-24
59.2
25-39
62.2
40 OR OVER
71.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
65.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
72.2
ASIAN
60.6
FILIPINO
64.8
HISPANIC
70.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
59.5
WHITE
69.2
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N/A: Cohort has no students
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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
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Remedial
Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2012-13 who started first time in 2007-08 below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.
MATH
24.7%
Gender
%
FEMALE
27.3
MALE
21.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
27.9
20-24
20.4
25-39
17.9
40 OR OVER
10.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
19.1
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
33.3
ASIAN
39.1
FILIPINO
28.8
HISPANIC
24.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
5.7
WHITE
27.1
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ENGLISH
47.5%
Gender
%
FEMALE
52.5
MALE
41.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
51.3
20-24
41.3
25-39
44.6
40 OR OVER
36.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
37.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
33.3
*
ASIAN
47.8
FILIPINO
53.2
HISPANIC
47.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
35.3
WHITE
49.3
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ESL
20.4%
Gender
%
FEMALE
20.2
MALE
20.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
38.0
20-24
23.2
25-39
16.3
40 OR OVER
8.2
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
25.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
0.0
*
ASIAN
12.0
FILIPINO
40.0
*
HISPANIC
20.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
0.0
*
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N/A: Cohort has no students
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30 Units
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2007-08 tracked for six years through 2012-13 who achieved at least 30 units.
COLLEGE PREPARED
69.4%
Gender
%
FEMALE
69.1
MALE
69.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
73.2
20-24
41.0
25-39
42.4
40 OR OVER
53.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
44.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
*
ASIAN
72.0
FILIPINO
77.9
HISPANIC
69.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
75.0
WHITE
70.3
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
61.6%
Gender
%
FEMALE
63.2
MALE
59.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
63.3
20-24
56.9
25-39
51.7
40 OR OVER
49.2
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
59.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
ASIAN
65.2
FILIPINO
63.2
HISPANIC
61.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
48.0
WHITE
61.3
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OVERALL
63.5%
Gender
%
FEMALE
64.5
MALE
62.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
65.9
20-24
53.8
25-39
50.2
40 OR OVER
50.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
56.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
ASIAN
67.6
FILIPINO
68.0
HISPANIC
63.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
56.8
WHITE
64.6
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N/A: Cohort has no students
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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
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Completion
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2007-08 tracked for six years through 2012-13 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
COLLEGE PREPARED
60.6%
Gender
%
FEMALE
63.0
MALE
58.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
63.4
20-24
45.9
25-39
33.3
40 OR OVER
38.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
56.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
*
ASIAN
76.0
FILIPINO
60.7
HISPANIC
60.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
WHITE
63.1
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
37.8%
Gender
%
FEMALE
40.6
MALE
34.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
39.3
20-24
32.9
25-39
29.0
40 OR OVER
34.9
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
40.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
37.5
ASIAN
41.3
FILIPINO
45.2
HISPANIC
36.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
24.0
WHITE
42.3
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OVERALL
43.5%
Gender
%
FEMALE
45.6
MALE
41.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
45.7
20-24
35.4
25-39
29.7
40 OR OVER
35.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
43.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
38.9
ASIAN
53.5
FILIPINO
50.3
HISPANIC
41.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
32.4
WHITE
49.8
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N/A: Cohort has no students
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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
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Career Technical Education
Percentage of students tracked for six years through 2012-13 who started first time in 2007-08 and completed more than eight units in courses classified as career technical education (or vocational) in a single discipline and completed a degree, certificate or transferred.
OVERALL
55.1%
Gender
%
FEMALE
56.4
MALE
53.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
67.5
20-24
55.6
25-39
45.2
40 OR OVER
41.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
43.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
33.3
*
ASIAN
48.7
FILIPINO
59.0
HISPANIC
57.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
35.7
WHITE
50.0
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Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit)
Percentage of students tracked for six years through 2012-13, who started first time in 2007-08 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a certificate, degree or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
14.1%
Gender
%
FEMALE
13.3
MALE
15.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
41.5
20-24
41.5
25-39
12.7
40 OR OVER
1.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
12.5
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
0.0
*
ASIAN
17.4
FILIPINO
N/A
HISPANIC
10.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
22.2
*
WHITE
15.6
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N/A: Cohort has no students
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College Profile
The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2012-13 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2007-08.
STUDENT INFORMATION
Students 25,809
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 54.1% African American 5.9%
Male 45.5% American Indian/Alaska Native 1.3%
Unknown 0.4% Asian 2.6%
AGE Filipino 10.0%
Less than 20 years old 26.3% Hispanic 51.2%
20 to 24 years old 35.1% Pacific Islander 1.1%
25 to 39 years old 24.4% White 25.0%
40 or more years old 14.2% Two or more Races 0.0%
Unknown 0.0% Unknown 3.0%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 14,745.0
Credit Sections 4,556
Non-Credit Sections 195
Median Credit Section Size 25
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 51.5%
Student Counseling Ratio 1,125:1

Established in 1961, Southwestern College is the only institute of higher education in the southern portion of San Diego County. A host of non-credit courses designed to enhance personal and professional development are offered through the college’s continuing education department. Whether pursuing an associate of arts degree, preparing to transfer to a four-year college or university, or acquiring new occupational skills, students attending the college are given every opportunity to meet their educational goals.

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District: Southwestern

Students: 25,809

County: San Diego