(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 2008-09 tracked for six years through 2013-14 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.
COLLEGE PREPARED
71.4%
N=476
Gender
%
FEMALE
77.0
MALE
66.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.1
20-24
79.2
25-39
75.0
*
40 OR OVER
75.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
100.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
0.0
*
ASIAN
73.3
FILIPINO
50.0
*
HISPANIC
64.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
72.7
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
67.1%
N=1,174
Gender
%
FEMALE
68.4
MALE
65.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
68.4
20-24
55.4
25-39
59.6
40 OR OVER
64.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
63.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
72.7
ASIAN
72.7
FILIPINO
70.0
HISPANIC
55.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
83.3
*
WHITE
69.3
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OVERALL
68.4%
N=1,650
Gender
%
FEMALE
70.8
MALE
65.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
69.2
20-24
61.2
25-39
60.7
40 OR OVER
66.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
75.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
61.5
ASIAN
72.9
FILIPINO
66.7
HISPANIC
57.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
83.3
*
WHITE
70.4
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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: 71%
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 476 Students 1,174 Students 1,650
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 230 Female 569 Female 799
Male 243 Male 592 Male 835
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 439 Less than 20 years old 1,017 Less than 20 years old 1,456
20 to 24 years old 24 20 to 24 years old 74 20 to 24 years old 98
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 56
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 39
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 16
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 13
Asian 15 Asian 33 Asian 48
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 24
Hispanic 62 Hispanic 247 Hispanic 309
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 348 White 733 White 1,081
*: 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: 71%
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Remedial
Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2013-14 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2008-09 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.
MATH
30.9%
N=1,053
Gender
%
FEMALE
33.2
MALE
28.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
35.4
20-24
28.4
25-39
25.5
40 OR OVER
18.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
18.5
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
35.7
ASIAN
38.9
FILIPINO
18.8
HISPANIC
19.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
40.0
*
WHITE
34.2
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ENGLISH
51.1%
N=1,484
Gender
%
FEMALE
52.3
MALE
50.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
58.2
20-24
38.8
25-39
39.4
40 OR OVER
13.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
35.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
55.6
ASIAN
68.4
FILIPINO
24.0
HISPANIC
38.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
WHITE
55.8
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ESL
3.7%
N=383
Gender
%
FEMALE
4.8
MALE
2.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
20.0
20-24
1.9
25-39
3.6
40 OR OVER
1.2
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
0.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
ASIAN
7.7
FILIPINO
0.0
*
HISPANIC
3.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
0.0
*
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
MATH ENGLISH ESL
Students 1,053 Students 1,484 Students 383
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 560 Female 686 Female 167
Male 483 Male 781 Male 212
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 576 Less than 20 years old 1,033 Less than 20 years old 25
20 to 24 years old 222 20 to 24 years old 245 20 to 24 years old 105
25 to 39 years old 153 25 to 39 years old 132 25 to 39 years old 167
40 or more years old 102 40 or more years old 73 40 or more years old 86
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 27 African American 20 African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native 14 American Indian/Alaska Native 18 American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 18 Asian 38 Asian 13
Filipino 16 Filipino 25 Filipino *
Hispanic 213 Hispanic 269 Hispanic 331
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander 12 Pacific Islander *
White 632 White 938 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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30 Units
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2008-09 tracked for six years through 2013-14 who achieved at least 30 units.
COLLEGE PREPARED
72.5%
N=476
Gender
%
FEMALE
74.3
MALE
70.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
73.8
20-24
54.2
25-39
75.0
*
40 OR OVER
50.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
80.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
53.3
FILIPINO
50.0
*
HISPANIC
72.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
73.3
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
68.6%
N=1,174
Gender
%
FEMALE
69.4
MALE
67.6
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Age
%
UNDER 20
70.3
20-24
51.4
25-39
65.4
40 OR OVER
58.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
36.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
63.6
ASIAN
87.9
FILIPINO
60.0
HISPANIC
55.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
83.3
*
WHITE
71.8
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OVERALL
69.7%
N=1,650
Gender
%
FEMALE
70.8
MALE
68.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.4
20-24
52.0
25-39
66.1
40 OR OVER
56.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
50.0
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
69.2
ASIAN
77.1
FILIPINO
58.3
HISPANIC
59.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
83.3
*
WHITE
72.2
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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: 71%
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 476 Students 1,174 Students 1,650
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 230 Female 569 Female 799
Male 243 Male 592 Male 835
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 439 Less than 20 years old 1,017 Less than 20 years old 1,456
20 to 24 years old 24 20 to 24 years old 74 20 to 24 years old 98
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 56
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 39
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 16
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 13
Asian 15 Asian 33 Asian 48
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 24
Hispanic 62 Hispanic 247 Hispanic 309
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 348 White 733 White 1,081
*: 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: 71%
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Completion
Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2008-09 tracked for six years through 2013-14 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
COLLEGE PREPARED
67.9%
N=476
Gender
%
FEMALE
69.1
MALE
66.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
69.5
20-24
50.0
25-39
75.0
*
40 OR OVER
37.5
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
80.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
0.0
*
ASIAN
66.7
FILIPINO
75.0
*
HISPANIC
64.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
69.0
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
41.2%
N=1,174
Gender
%
FEMALE
43.6
MALE
38.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
42.7
20-24
29.7
25-39
38.5
40 OR OVER
25.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
45.5
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
45.5
ASIAN
45.5
FILIPINO
15.0
HISPANIC
31.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
44.2
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OVERALL
48.9%
N=1,650
Gender
%
FEMALE
50.9
MALE
46.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
50.8
20-24
34.7
25-39
41.1
40 OR OVER
28.2
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
56.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
38.5
ASIAN
52.1
FILIPINO
25.0
HISPANIC
37.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
*
WHITE
52.2
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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: 71%
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 476 Students 1,174 Students 1,650
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 230 Female 569 Female 799
Male 243 Male 592 Male 835
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 439 Less than 20 years old 1,017 Less than 20 years old 1,456
20 to 24 years old 24 20 to 24 years old 74 20 to 24 years old 98
25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old * 25 to 39 years old 56
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old 39
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American 16
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native 13
Asian 15 Asian 33 Asian 48
Filipino * Filipino * Filipino 24
Hispanic 62 Hispanic 247 Hispanic 309
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 348 White 733 White 1,081
*: 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: 71%
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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 2008-09 tracked for six years through 2013-14 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
64.5%
N=1,258
Gender
%
FEMALE
66.3
MALE
62.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
72.5
20-24
60.0
25-39
53.8
40 OR OVER
50.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
66.7
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
40.0
ASIAN
70.6
FILIPINO
76.0
HISPANIC
60.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
77.8
*
WHITE
64.0
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N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
OVERALL
Students 1,258
GENDER
Female 627
Male 606
AGE
Less than 20 years old 625
20 to 24 years old 345
25 to 39 years old 173
40 or more years old 115
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 21
American Indian/Alaska Native 20
Asian 51
Filipino 25
Hispanic 170
Pacific Islander *
White 811
*: 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 2013-14, who started first time in 2008-09 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.
OVERALL
5.5%
N=201
Gender
%
FEMALE
6.8
MALE
3.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
27.0
20-24
0.0
25-39
0.0
40 OR OVER
2.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
0.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
ASIAN
25.0
*
FILIPINO
N/A
HISPANIC
6.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
7.7
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N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
OVERALL
Students 201
GENDER
Female 132
Male 66
AGE
Less than 20 years old 37
20 to 24 years old 33
25 to 39 years old 93
40 or more years old 37
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian *
Filipino *
Hispanic 124
Pacific Islander *
White 13
*: 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 2013-14 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2008-09.
STUDENT INFORMATION
Students 14,110
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 51.2% African American 1.3%
Male 47.6% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.6%
Unknown 1.2% Asian 2.6%
AGE Filipino 1.1%
Less than 20 years old 33.1% Hispanic 29.0%
20 to 24 years old 33.9% Pacific Islander 0.2%
25 to 39 years old 22.8% White 57.6%
40 or more years old 10.2% Two or more Races 4.2%
Unknown 0.0% Unknown 3.5%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 8,379.9
Credit Sections 2,444
Non-Credit Sections 133
Median Credit Section Size 23
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 55.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 24.6%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2013) 490:1
* Insufficient data
** No data

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.

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District: San Luis Obispo

Students: 14,110

County: San Luis Obispo