(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
73.1%
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.7
MALE
72.3
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Age
%
UNDER 20
74.5
20-24
67.5
25-39
53.3
40 OR OVER
33.3
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
66.7
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
44.4
*
ASIAN
64.6
FILIPINO
77.8
*
HISPANIC
79.2
PACIFIC ISLANDER
66.7
*
WHITE
75.8
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
75.0%
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.9
MALE
73.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
76.9
20-24
65.5
25-39
60.0
40 OR OVER
86.0
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
66.7
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
57.1
*
ASIAN
83.1
FILIPINO
64.7
HISPANIC
73.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
70.6
WHITE
69.9
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OVERALL
74.4%
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.3
MALE
73.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
76.1
20-24
66.0
25-39
58.9
40 OR OVER
82.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
66.7
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
50.0
ASIAN
78.1
FILIPINO
67.4
HISPANIC
74.6
PACIFIC ISLANDER
70.0
WHITE
72.2
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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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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
33.6%
Gender
%
FEMALE
36.3
MALE
30.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
32.9
20-24
36.7
25-39
33.3
40 OR OVER
28.4
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
19.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
60.0
*
ASIAN
36.8
FILIPINO
37.0
HISPANIC
32.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
20.0
WHITE
32.9
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ENGLISH
51.1%
Gender
%
FEMALE
56.5
MALE
44.1
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Age
%
UNDER 20
55.3
20-24
46.9
25-39
44.8
40 OR OVER
33.3
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
29.6
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
46.7
ASIAN
56.8
FILIPINO
51.2
HISPANIC
44.9
PACIFIC ISLANDER
31.6
WHITE
48.6
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ESL
25.4%
Gender
%
FEMALE
26.6
MALE
23.4
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Age
%
UNDER 20
52.1
20-24
34.1
25-39
14.6
40 OR OVER
9.5
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
0.0
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
N/A
ASIAN
26.4
FILIPINO
100.0
*
HISPANIC
19.0
PACIFIC ISLANDER
N/A
WHITE
20.8
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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
73.5%
Gender
%
FEMALE
74.4
MALE
72.7
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Age
%
UNDER 20
75.2
20-24
65.0
25-39
46.7
40 OR OVER
66.7
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
66.7
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
55.6
*
ASIAN
72.4
FILIPINO
77.8
*
HISPANIC
68.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
100.0
*
WHITE
75.4
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
69.4%
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.6
MALE
63.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.3
20-24
61.2
25-39
54.7
40 OR OVER
76.7
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
72.2
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
100.0
*
ASIAN
81.4
FILIPINO
61.8
HISPANIC
58.5
PACIFIC ISLANDER
58.8
WHITE
64.2
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OVERALL
70.6%
Gender
%
FEMALE
73.9
MALE
66.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
72.6
20-24
62.2
25-39
53.3
40 OR OVER
76.1
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
71.4
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
75.0
ASIAN
78.9
FILIPINO
65.1
HISPANIC
60.8
PACIFIC ISLANDER
65.0
WHITE
68.6
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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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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
69.7%
Gender
%
FEMALE
67.9
MALE
71.9
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Age
%
UNDER 20
70.7
20-24
70.0
25-39
40.0
40 OR OVER
66.7
*
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
66.7
*
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
44.4
*
ASIAN
78.0
FILIPINO
55.6
*
HISPANIC
71.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
33.3
*
WHITE
70.0
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UNPREPARED FOR COLLEGE
44.2%
Gender
%
FEMALE
47.1
MALE
40.8
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Age
%
UNDER 20
46.9
20-24
37.9
25-39
29.3
40 OR OVER
30.2
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
38.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
28.6
*
ASIAN
56.2
FILIPINO
41.2
HISPANIC
34.4
PACIFIC ISLANDER
41.2
WHITE
41.7
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OVERALL
52.1%
Gender
%
FEMALE
53.1
MALE
51.2
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Age
%
UNDER 20
54.8
20-24
46.2
25-39
31.1
40 OR OVER
32.6
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
42.9
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
37.5
ASIAN
62.2
FILIPINO
44.2
HISPANIC
42.7
PACIFIC ISLANDER
40.0
WHITE
52.9
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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
68.8%
Gender
%
FEMALE
75.1
MALE
62.0
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Age
%
UNDER 20
71.3
20-24
78.0
25-39
62.8
40 OR OVER
51.9
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Ethnicity/Race
%
AFRICAN AMERICAN
58.3
AMERICAN INDIAN/
ALASKA NATIVE
75.0
ASIAN
66.6
FILIPINO
71.4
HISPANIC
66.3
PACIFIC ISLANDER
66.7
*
WHITE
72.4
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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 15,798
GENDER ETHNICITY/RACE
Female 53.0% African American 1.9%
Male 46.4% American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Unknown 0.6% Asian 27.5%
AGE Filipino 1.9%
Less than 20 years old 28.3% Hispanic 27.6%
20 to 24 years old 40.1% Pacific Islander 0.5%
25 to 39 years old 23.6% White 32.5%
40 or more years old 8.1% Two or more Races 4.0%
Unknown 0.0% Unknown 3.8%
OTHER INFORMATION
Full Time Equivalent Students 9,229.6
Credit Sections 1,808
Non-Credit Sections 4
Median Credit Section Size 33
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 66.1%
Student Counseling Ratio 800:1

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: 15,798

County: Orange