(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
79.4%
N=997
Gender
%
FEMALE
79.0
MALE
80.6
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Age
%
UNDER 20
79.6
20-24
75.8
25-39
81.8
40 OR OVER
76.9
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
90.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
75.0
*
ASIAN
84.0
FILIPINO
83.3
*
HISPANIC
77.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
78.6
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
74.6%
N=2,043
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.1
MALE
74.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
75.5
20-24
64.8
25-39
69.9
40 OR OVER
90.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
79.5
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
58.3
ASIAN
69.1
FILIPINO
75.9
HISPANIC
71.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
83.3
*
WHITE
75.2
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OVERALL
76.2%
N=3,040
Gender
%
FEMALE
76.3
MALE
76.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
77.0
20-24
66.5
25-39
71.5
40 OR OVER
86.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
81.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
62.5
ASIAN
73.8
FILIPINO
77.1
HISPANIC
72.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
88.9
*
WHITE
76.4
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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: 67%
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 997 Students 2,043 Students 3,040
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 457 Female 1,069 Female 1,526
Male 527 Male 958 Male 1,485
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 916 Less than 20 years old 1,656 Less than 20 years old 2,572
20 to 24 years old 33 20 to 24 years old 182 20 to 24 years old 215
25 to 39 years old 22 25 to 39 years old 143 25 to 39 years old 165
40 or more years old 26 40 or more years old 62 40 or more years old 88
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 10 African American 39 African American 49
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 16
Asian 25 Asian 55 Asian 80
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 35
Hispanic 153 Hispanic 418 Hispanic 571
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 579 White 1,094 White 1,673
*: 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: 67%
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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
38.1%
N=2,444
Gender
%
FEMALE
41.9
MALE
34.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
42.8
20-24
29.8
25-39
36.7
40 OR OVER
36.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
36.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
37.1
ASIAN
36.8
FILIPINO
29.4
HISPANIC
35.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
33.3
WHITE
39.3
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REMEDIAL ENGLISH
52.3%
N=2,363
Gender
%
FEMALE
57.6
MALE
46.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
58.2
20-24
39.0
25-39
47.5
40 OR OVER
34.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
42.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
40.7
ASIAN
58.0
FILIPINO
51.3
HISPANIC
48.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
71.4
WHITE
51.6
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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
28.7%
N=258
Gender
%
FEMALE
30.2
MALE
24.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
36.7
20-24
50.0
25-39
31.7
40 OR OVER
15.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
100.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
*
ASIAN
40.0
FILIPINO
N/A
*
HISPANIC
33.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
23.5
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N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
REMEDIAL MATH REMEDIAL ENGLISH ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
Students 2,444 Students 2,363 Students 258
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 1,309 Female 1,204 Female 149
Male 1,106 Male 1,137 Male 102
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 1,202 Less than 20 years old 1,530 Less than 20 years old 30
20 to 24 years old 577 20 to 24 years old 423 20 to 24 years old 34
25 to 39 years old 472 25 to 39 years old 303 25 to 39 years old 101
40 or more years old 193 40 or more years old 107 40 or more years old 93
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 50 African American 66 African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native 35 American Indian/Alaska Native 27 American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 57 Asian 88 Asian 25
Filipino 34 Filipino 39 Filipino *
Hispanic 436 Hispanic 486 Hispanic 33
Pacific Islander 12 Pacific Islander 14 Pacific Islander *
White 1,480 White 1,242 White 170
*: 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
74.3%
N=997
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.7
MALE
75.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
76.0
20-24
60.6
25-39
54.5
40 OR OVER
50.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
90.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
75.0
*
ASIAN
84.0
FILIPINO
83.3
*
HISPANIC
72.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
66.7
*
WHITE
70.6
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
65.1%
N=2,043
Gender
%
FEMALE
67.5
MALE
62.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
67.9
20-24
49.5
25-39
57.3
40 OR OVER
54.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
59.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
58.3
ASIAN
67.3
FILIPINO
69.0
HISPANIC
63.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
64.8
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OVERALL
68.2%
N=3,040
Gender
%
FEMALE
69.4
MALE
67.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
70.8
20-24
51.2
25-39
57.0
40 OR OVER
53.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
65.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
62.5
ASIAN
72.5
FILIPINO
71.4
HISPANIC
66.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
88.9
*
WHITE
66.8
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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: 67%
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 997 Students 2,043 Students 3,040
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 457 Female 1,069 Female 1,526
Male 527 Male 958 Male 1,485
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 916 Less than 20 years old 1,656 Less than 20 years old 2,572
20 to 24 years old 33 20 to 24 years old 182 20 to 24 years old 215
25 to 39 years old 22 25 to 39 years old 143 25 to 39 years old 165
40 or more years old 26 40 or more years old 62 40 or more years old 88
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 10 African American 39 African American 49
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 16
Asian 25 Asian 55 Asian 80
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 35
Hispanic 153 Hispanic 418 Hispanic 571
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 579 White 1,094 White 1,673
*: 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: 67%
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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
66.1%
N=997
Gender
%
FEMALE
69.4
MALE
63.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
67.2
20-24
60.6
25-39
45.5
40 OR OVER
50.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
50.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
75.0
*
ASIAN
80.0
FILIPINO
50.0
*
HISPANIC
64.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
66.7
*
WHITE
65.3
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
41.3%
N=2,043
Gender
%
FEMALE
43.6
MALE
38.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
44.1
20-24
25.8
25-39
26.6
40 OR OVER
43.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
43.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
25.0
ASIAN
49.1
FILIPINO
34.5
HISPANIC
41.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
66.7
*
WHITE
39.5
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OVERALL
49.4%
N=3,040
Gender
%
FEMALE
51.3
MALE
47.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
52.4
20-24
31.2
25-39
29.1
40 OR OVER
45.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
44.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
37.5
ASIAN
58.8
FILIPINO
37.1
HISPANIC
47.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
66.7
*
WHITE
48.4
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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: 67%
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 997 Students 2,043 Students 3,040
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 457 Female 1,069 Female 1,526
Male 527 Male 958 Male 1,485
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 916 Less than 20 years old 1,656 Less than 20 years old 2,572
20 to 24 years old 33 20 to 24 years old 182 20 to 24 years old 215
25 to 39 years old 22 25 to 39 years old 143 25 to 39 years old 165
40 or more years old 26 40 or more years old 62 40 or more years old 88
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 10 African American 39 African American 49
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 16
Asian 25 Asian 55 Asian 80
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 35
Hispanic 153 Hispanic 418 Hispanic 571
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 579 White 1,094 White 1,673
*: 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: 67%
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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
57.5%
N=1,449
Gender
%
FEMALE
61.8
MALE
54.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.8
20-24
51.6
25-39
42.5
40 OR OVER
45.2
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
63.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
ASIAN
76.8
FILIPINO
55.6
*
HISPANIC
55.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
55.2
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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 1,449
GENDER
Female 612
Male 803
AGE
Less than 20 years old 627
20 to 24 years old 322
25 to 39 years old 334
40 or more years old 166
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 19
American Indian/Alaska Native 20
Asian 56
Filipino *
Hispanic 223
Pacific Islander *
White 909
*: 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
N/A
N=N/A
Gender
%
FEMALE
N/A
*
MALE
N/A
*
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Age
%
UNDER 20
N/A
*
20-24
N/A
*
25-39
N/A
*
40 OR OVER
N/A
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
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
*
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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 *
GENDER
Female *
Male *
AGE
Less than 20 years old *
20 to 24 years old *
25 to 39 years old *
40 or more years old *
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian *
Filipino *
Hispanic *
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 24,961
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 53.2% African American 2.8%
Male 45.5% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.6%
Unknown 1.3% Asian 4.2%
AGE Filipino 1.2%
Less than 20 years old 29.4% Hispanic 25.7%
20 to 24 years old 33.8% Pacific Islander 0.3%
25 to 39 years old 24.1% White 58.9%
40 or more years old 12.7% Two or more Races 5.1%
Unknown 0.0% Unknown 1.2%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 14,704.5
Credit Sections 4,897
Non-Credit Sections 55
Median Credit Section Size 25
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 48.3%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 31.0%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 816:1
* Insufficient data
** No data

Founded in 1936, Sierra College is located in the heart of the Sierra Nevada foothills.  The main campus in Rocklin is about 30 minutes from the state capitol in Sacramento.  In addition to the 300-acre Rocklin campus, the district has a 115-acre Nevada County campus in Grass Valley, and a new campus in Truckee.  Sierra College’s outstanding academic reputation and excellent vocational programs attract students throughout the region.

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District: Sierra

Students: 24,961

County: Placer

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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
+13.1%
N=759
Disciplines with the highest enrollment
Median % Change
Total N
Fire Technology
Emergency Medical Services
Accounting
Computer Programming
Administration of Justice
Child Development/Early Care and Education
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications
Business and Commerce, General
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts
Graphic Art and Design
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12.0%
227
3.7%
118
10.9%
93
21.8%
48
37.6%
46
28.6%
40
9.5%
34
26.0%
33
11.1%
28
-2.7%
24
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
Median Earnings Change
+13.1%
N=759
Gender
Median % Change
Total N
FEMALE
MALE
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9.3%
228
15.3%
524
Age
Median % Change
Total N
Under 20
20-24
25-39
40 OR OVER
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73.5%
46
51.5%
194
14.3%
328
3.5%
191
Ethnicity/Race
Median % Change
Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE
ASIAN
FILIPINO
HISPANIC
PACIFIC ISLANDER
WHITE
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217.6%
*
23.7%
*
2.0%
24
-53.9%
*
9.1%
150
N/A
N/A
14.6%
528
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.