(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
72.5%
Gender
%
FEMALE
71.7
MALE
72.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
72.9
20-24
60.9
25-39
100.0
*
40 OR OVER
85.7
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
80.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
60.0
FILIPINO
71.4
*
HISPANIC
73.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
72.0
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
66.3%
Gender
%
FEMALE
64.6
MALE
68.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
67.2
20-24
50.9
25-39
61.7
40 OR OVER
71.9
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
72.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
81.8
ASIAN
75.0
FILIPINO
54.5
HISPANIC
59.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
57.1
*
WHITE
68.6
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OVERALL
68.1%
Gender
%
FEMALE
66.6
MALE
69.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
69.0
20-24
53.8
25-39
62.5
40 OR OVER
74.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
73.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
86.7
ASIAN
70.0
FILIPINO
58.6
HISPANIC
62.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
70.0
WHITE
69.7
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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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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
31.4%
Gender
%
FEMALE
31.1
MALE
31.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
32.6
20-24
34.0
25-39
28.6
40 OR OVER
19.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
18.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
17.4
ASIAN
20.0
FILIPINO
33.3
HISPANIC
26.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
0.0
*
WHITE
32.5
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ENGLISH
49.9%
Gender
%
FEMALE
51.5
MALE
48.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
55.3
20-24
39.8
25-39
39.1
40 OR OVER
18.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
33.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
40.9
ASIAN
44.8
FILIPINO
61.9
HISPANIC
40.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
20.0
WHITE
53.7
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ESL
1.8%
Gender
%
FEMALE
2.4
MALE
1.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
0.0
20-24
2.2
25-39
2.0
40 OR OVER
1.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
N/A
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
ASIAN
14.3
*
FILIPINO
0.0
*
HISPANIC
1.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
11.1
*
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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
72.0%
Gender
%
FEMALE
71.2
MALE
72.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
73.1
20-24
60.9
25-39
0.0
*
40 OR OVER
57.1
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
80.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
87.5
*
ASIAN
60.0
FILIPINO
71.4
*
HISPANIC
62.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
74.9
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
67.6%
Gender
%
FEMALE
65.7
MALE
69.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
70.0
20-24
50.9
25-39
51.1
40 OR OVER
50.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
55.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
77.3
ASIAN
70.0
FILIPINO
72.7
HISPANIC
58.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
57.1
*
WHITE
70.7
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OVERALL
68.9%
Gender
%
FEMALE
67.3
MALE
70.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.0
20-24
53.8
25-39
50.0
40 OR OVER
51.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
60.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
80.0
ASIAN
66.7
FILIPINO
72.4
HISPANIC
59.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
70.0
WHITE
72.0
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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
68.2%
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.1
MALE
62.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
69.7
20-24
52.2
25-39
0.0
*
40 OR OVER
42.9
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
80.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
62.5
*
ASIAN
80.0
FILIPINO
42.9
*
HISPANIC
64.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
66.7
*
WHITE
68.5
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
44.3%
Gender
%
FEMALE
44.1
MALE
44.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
46.6
20-24
29.8
25-39
27.7
40 OR OVER
28.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
33.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
36.4
ASIAN
50.0
FILIPINO
54.5
HISPANIC
31.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
42.9
*
WHITE
48.4
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OVERALL
51.3%
Gender
%
FEMALE
52.3
MALE
50.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
53.6
20-24
36.3
25-39
27.1
40 OR OVER
30.8
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
43.5
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
43.3
ASIAN
60.0
FILIPINO
51.7
HISPANIC
37.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
WHITE
54.7
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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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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
66.7%
Gender
%
FEMALE
67.7
MALE
65.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
68.2
20-24
65.3
25-39
68.9
40 OR OVER
59.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
69.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
70.0
ASIAN
76.0
FILIPINO
77.8
HISPANIC
59.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
62.5
*
WHITE
66.8
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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
5.7%
Gender
%
FEMALE
6.6
MALE
4.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
22.2
20-24
0.0
25-39
1.1
40 OR OVER
3.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
100.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
0.0
*
ASIAN
0.0
*
FILIPINO
N/A
HISPANIC
4.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
66.7
*
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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 14,687
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 51.4% African American 1.3%
Male 47.6% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.6%
Unknown 1.0% Asian 2.6%
AGE Filipino 1.0%
Less than 20 years old 33.0% Hispanic 27.9%
20 to 24 years old 34.6% Pacific Islander 0.2%
25 to 39 years old 22.0% White 58.4%
40 or more years old 10.4% Two or more Races 4.1%
Unknown 0.0% Unknown 3.8%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 7,946.2
Credit Sections 2,470
Non-Credit Sections 135
Median Credit Section Size 25
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 55.6%
Student Counseling Ratio 505:1

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: 14,687

County: San Luis Obispo