(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 2007-08 tracked for six years through 2012-13 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.
COLLEGE PREPARED
72.9%
Gender
%
FEMALE
74.9
MALE
72.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
72.4
20-24
90.9
25-39
77.8
*
40 OR OVER
70.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
78.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
66.7
*
ASIAN
58.5
FILIPINO
85.7
*
HISPANIC
80.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
72.6
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
71.5%
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.2
MALE
69.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.2
20-24
78.4
25-39
65.8
40 OR OVER
77.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
88.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
55.6
*
ASIAN
70.6
FILIPINO
46.7
HISPANIC
73.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
66.7
*
WHITE
72.1
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OVERALL
72.1%
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.1
MALE
70.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.7
20-24
81.3
25-39
68.1
40 OR OVER
75.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
85.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
58.3
ASIAN
65.3
FILIPINO
59.1
HISPANIC
75.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
80.0
*
WHITE
72.3
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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
39.6%
Gender
%
FEMALE
41.2
MALE
37.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
40.1
20-24
38.9
25-39
37.5
40 OR OVER
42.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
37.1
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
12.5
*
ASIAN
46.5
FILIPINO
36.4
HISPANIC
34.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
40.6
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ENGLISH
51.6%
Gender
%
FEMALE
51.1
MALE
52.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
57.1
20-24
44.4
25-39
38.0
40 OR OVER
41.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
55.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
83.3
*
ASIAN
57.1
FILIPINO
33.3
HISPANIC
42.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
42.9
*
WHITE
53.0
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ESL
24.9%
Gender
%
FEMALE
24.2
MALE
29.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
50.0
20-24
48.4
25-39
22.7
40 OR OVER
15.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
0.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
ASIAN
24.7
FILIPINO
0.0
*
HISPANIC
17.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
31.8
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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
70.8%
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.1
MALE
68.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
72.9
20-24
27.3
25-39
55.6
*
40 OR OVER
50.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
64.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
54.7
FILIPINO
85.7
*
HISPANIC
80.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
70.9
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
69.2%
Gender
%
FEMALE
68.9
MALE
69.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
70.3
20-24
78.4
25-39
55.3
40 OR OVER
50.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
66.7
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
66.7
*
ASIAN
79.4
FILIPINO
60.0
HISPANIC
64.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
69.8
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OVERALL
69.8%
Gender
%
FEMALE
70.4
MALE
68.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.4
20-24
66.7
25-39
55.3
40 OR OVER
50.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
65.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
75.0
ASIAN
68.6
FILIPINO
68.2
HISPANIC
67.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
40.0
*
WHITE
70.3
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
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
75.4%
Gender
%
FEMALE
78.9
MALE
72.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
77.9
20-24
54.5
25-39
33.3
*
40 OR OVER
40.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
78.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
33.3
*
ASIAN
77.4
FILIPINO
100.0
*
HISPANIC
90.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
71.4
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
44.9%
Gender
%
FEMALE
46.4
MALE
44.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
46.5
20-24
54.1
25-39
26.3
40 OR OVER
22.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
55.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
22.2
*
ASIAN
61.8
FILIPINO
26.7
HISPANIC
36.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
46.5
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OVERALL
56.8%
Gender
%
FEMALE
58.3
MALE
56.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
59.3
20-24
54.2
25-39
27.7
40 OR OVER
28.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
63.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
25.0
ASIAN
68.6
FILIPINO
50.0
HISPANIC
48.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
40.0
*
WHITE
57.4
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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
52.3%
Gender
%
FEMALE
49.9
MALE
55.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
72.0
20-24
61.2
25-39
40.2
40 OR OVER
29.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
46.8
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
60.0
*
ASIAN
48.5
FILIPINO
42.9
HISPANIC
55.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
85.7
*
WHITE
53.3
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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
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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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 17,636
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 52.9% African American 3.0%
Male 46.0% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Unknown 1.0% Asian 14.1%
AGE Filipino 2.1%
Less than 20 years old 23.0% Hispanic 19.3%
20 to 24 years old 28.6% Pacific Islander 0.4%
25 to 39 years old 20.0% White 44.5%
40 or more years old 28.2% Two or more Races 3.6%
Unknown 0.2% Unknown 12.8%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 8,595.9
Credit Sections 2,574
Non-Credit Sections 308
Median Credit Section Size 28
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 68.4%
Student Counseling Ratio 529:1

West Valley College is located in the city of Saratoga on the west side of Santa Clara County, at the foot of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The college is part of the West Valley-Mission Community College District. Continuing a nearly 50-year tradition, West Valley College offers exceptional preparation for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, as well as associate degrees and career certificates. The college offers programs in health care technologies, music, interior design, and business, among others. The college is a leader in the delivery of education to a broad range of students in Silicon Valley and beyond.

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District: West Valley-Mission

Students: 17,636

County: Santa Clara