(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
74.8%
N=527
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.3
MALE
74.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
76.8
20-24
56.3
25-39
58.8
40 OR OVER
50.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
88.9
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
71.4
*
ASIAN
72.5
FILIPINO
64.3
HISPANIC
74.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
60.0
*
WHITE
77.6
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
74.0%
N=1,180
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.1
MALE
75.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
75.2
20-24
69.2
25-39
69.5
40 OR OVER
74.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
68.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
60.0
ASIAN
79.7
FILIPINO
79.3
HISPANIC
68.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
52.6
WHITE
74.1
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OVERALL
74.2%
N=1,707
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.7
MALE
74.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
75.8
20-24
66.9
25-39
67.9
40 OR OVER
73.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
74.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
64.7
ASIAN
78.1
FILIPINO
74.4
HISPANIC
70.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
54.2
WHITE
75.5
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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: 69%
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 527 Students 1,180 Students 1,707
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 247 Female 635 Female 882
Male 278 Male 535 Male 813
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 474 Less than 20 years old 868 Less than 20 years old 1,342
20 to 24 years old 32 20 to 24 years old 146 20 to 24 years old 178
25 to 39 years old 17 25 to 39 years old 95 25 to 39 years old 112
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old *
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 109 Asian 380 Asian 489
Filipino 14 Filipino 29 Filipino 43
Hispanic 90 Hispanic 259 Hispanic 349
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 237 White 355 White 592
*: 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: 69%
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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
32.9%
N=957
Gender
%
FEMALE
35.7
MALE
29.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
31.9
20-24
32.1
25-39
37.4
40 OR OVER
29.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
29.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
15.4
ASIAN
43.3
FILIPINO
44.4
HISPANIC
27.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
5.9
WHITE
32.3
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ENGLISH
48.3%
N=1,438
Gender
%
FEMALE
52.3
MALE
44.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
54.3
20-24
44.6
25-39
41.9
40 OR OVER
23.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
38.7
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
38.5
ASIAN
53.4
FILIPINO
50.0
HISPANIC
45.1
PACIFIC ISLANDER
21.7
WHITE
47.2
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ESL
26.4%
N=436
Gender
%
FEMALE
29.0
MALE
22.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
57.6
20-24
43.9
25-39
17.9
40 OR OVER
6.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
33.3
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
ASIAN
28.2
FILIPINO
33.3
*
HISPANIC
15.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
25.0
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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 957 Students 1,438 Students 436
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 512 Female 752 Female 255
Male 440 Male 677 Male 180
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 479 Less than 20 years old 843 Less than 20 years old 59
20 to 24 years old 237 20 to 24 years old 271 20 to 24 years old 107
25 to 39 years old 187 25 to 39 years old 217 25 to 39 years old 145
40 or more years old 54 40 or more years old 107 40 or more years old 125
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 24 African American 31 African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native 13 American Indian/Alaska Native 13 American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 178 Asian 506 Asian 355
Filipino 18 Filipino 34 Filipino *
Hispanic 248 Hispanic 355 Hispanic 26
Pacific Islander 17 Pacific Islander 23 Pacific Islander *
White 381 White 371 White 24
*: 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
72.3%
N=527
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.7
MALE
69.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
75.5
20-24
50.0
25-39
35.3
40 OR OVER
25.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
55.6
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
85.7
*
ASIAN
74.3
FILIPINO
71.4
HISPANIC
68.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
80.0
*
WHITE
73.4
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
69.2%
N=1,180
Gender
%
FEMALE
68.7
MALE
69.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
69.2
20-24
67.1
25-39
73.7
40 OR OVER
66.2
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
63.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
ASIAN
81.3
FILIPINO
62.1
HISPANIC
62.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
42.1
WHITE
64.8
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OVERALL
70.1%
N=1,707
Gender
%
FEMALE
70.6
MALE
69.5
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.5
20-24
64.0
25-39
67.9
40 OR OVER
64.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
61.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
64.7
ASIAN
79.8
FILIPINO
65.1
HISPANIC
63.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
WHITE
68.2
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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: 69%
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 527 Students 1,180 Students 1,707
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 247 Female 635 Female 882
Male 278 Male 535 Male 813
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 474 Less than 20 years old 868 Less than 20 years old 1,342
20 to 24 years old 32 20 to 24 years old 146 20 to 24 years old 178
25 to 39 years old 17 25 to 39 years old 95 25 to 39 years old 112
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old *
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 109 Asian 380 Asian 489
Filipino 14 Filipino 29 Filipino 43
Hispanic 90 Hispanic 259 Hispanic 349
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 237 White 355 White 592
*: 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: 69%
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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
62.6%
N=527
Gender
%
FEMALE
65.2
MALE
60.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
65.8
20-24
40.6
25-39
29.4
40 OR OVER
0.0
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
55.6
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
57.1
*
ASIAN
73.4
FILIPINO
71.4
HISPANIC
53.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
60.0
*
WHITE
60.8
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
43.7%
N=1,180
Gender
%
FEMALE
45.0
MALE
42.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
45.6
20-24
44.5
25-39
40.0
40 OR OVER
23.9
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
36.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
20.0
ASIAN
50.8
FILIPINO
34.5
HISPANIC
40.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
31.6
WHITE
40.6
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OVERALL
49.6%
N=1,707
Gender
%
FEMALE
50.7
MALE
48.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
52.8
20-24
43.8
25-39
38.4
40 OR OVER
22.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
41.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
35.3
ASIAN
55.8
FILIPINO
46.5
HISPANIC
43.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
37.5
WHITE
48.6
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0%: Cohort with no students attaining an outcome
N/A: Cohort has no students
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Percentage of Unprepared Students: 69%
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 527 Students 1,180 Students 1,707
GENDER GENDER GENDER
Female 247 Female 635 Female 882
Male 278 Male 535 Male 813
AGE AGE AGE
Less than 20 years old 474 Less than 20 years old 868 Less than 20 years old 1,342
20 to 24 years old 32 20 to 24 years old 146 20 to 24 years old 178
25 to 39 years old 17 25 to 39 years old 95 25 to 39 years old 112
40 or more years old * 40 or more years old * 40 or more years old *
ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE ETHNICITY/RACE
African American * African American * African American *
American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native * American Indian/Alaska Native *
Asian 109 Asian 380 Asian 489
Filipino 14 Filipino 29 Filipino 43
Hispanic 90 Hispanic 259 Hispanic 349
Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander * Pacific Islander *
White 237 White 355 White 592
*: 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: 69%
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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
56.8%
N=1,374
Gender
%
FEMALE
60.8
MALE
53.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
68.4
20-24
60.2
25-39
52.4
40 OR OVER
33.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
51.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
ASIAN
57.0
FILIPINO
76.0
HISPANIC
54.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
50.0
WHITE
57.3
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N/A: Cohort has no students
*: Cohort fewer than 10 students
OVERALL
Students 1,374
GENDER
Female 704
Male 656
AGE
Less than 20 years old 373
20 to 24 years old 389
25 to 39 years old 464
40 or more years old 148
ETHNICITY/RACE
African American 37
American Indian/Alaska Native 14
Asian 337
Filipino 50
Hispanic 214
Pacific Islander 10
White 558
*: 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
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 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 17,161
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 52.7% African American 2.1%
Male 46.7% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Unknown 0.6% Asian 27.0%
AGE Filipino 2.0%
Less than 20 years old 27.8% Hispanic 29.5%
20 to 24 years old 40.7% Pacific Islander 0.5%
25 to 39 years old 24.2% White 31.8%
40 or more years old 7.3% Two or more Races 4.5%
Unknown 0.0% Unknown 2.3%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 10,000.8
Credit Sections 2,075
Non-Credit Sections 6
Median Credit Section Size 32
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 56.8%
Percentage of First-Generation Students **
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2013) 765:1
* Insufficient data
** No data

Golden West College (GWC), established in 1965, is in Huntington Beach. GWC is a two-year, medium sized, college. The college is part of the Coast Community College District along with Orange Coast College and Coastline Community College. The mission of GWC is to create an intellectually and culturally stimulating learning environment for students and the community. The students improve their basic skills, develop and enhance career opportunities, and/or prepare for transfer to a four-year institution as they become productive citizens and lifelong learners. The college motto is “Oceans of Opportunity.”

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District: Coast

Students: 17,161

County: Orange