2019 Student Success Scorecard

San Diego City College

Founded in 1914, San Diego City College is the first community college in San Diego and the fifth established in California. Located in the 8th largest city in America, our 60-acre urban campus comprises 1/5 of the footprint of downtown San Diego. A Hispanic-Serving Institution, City College has a robust student services program that helps more than 16,000 students reach their educational goals. Known for its prestigious faculty and innovative programs, City College prepares students to transfer to four-year colleges and enriches our regional workforce by offering more than 200 degrees and certificates, including Nursing, Cosmetology, Information Technology, Engineering and the Sciences.

College Profile
Remedial / ESL
Transfer Level Achievement
Persistence
30 Units
Degree Transfer
Career Technical Education
Career Development/College Preparation
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College Profile

The student population and course sections offered described in the tables are based on the 2017-18 academic year. Students represented differ from those included for calculation of Scorecard metrics, which are based on first-time students enrolled in 2012-13.

Total Students
23,801

Gender Rate
Female 55.1%
Male 44.9%
Unknown 0.0%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 23.7%
20 to 24 years old 34.3%
25 to 39 years old 32.4%
40 or more years old 9.6%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 9.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 7.1%
Filipino 3.5%
Hispanic 48.3%
Pacific Islander 0.5%
White 23.7%
Two or more Races 4.8%
Unknown 2.7%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 14,849.7
Credit Sections 3,843
Non-Credit Sections 205
Median Credit Section Size 22
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 44.9%
Percentage of First-Generation Students **
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 675:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18
Students21,95523,70924,51624,90423,801
Gender
Female52.3%52.5%52.8%52.9%55.1%
Male47.7%47.5%47.2%47.1%44.9%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Age
Less than 20 years old19.1%20.4%21.9%20.9%23.7%
20 to 24 years old34.6%34.5%34.4%35.7%34.3%
25 to 39 years old34.2%33.9%33.4%33.6%32.4%
40 or more years old12.0%11.2%10.2%9.8%9.6%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American12.0%11.1%10.5%9.6%9.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%
Asian6.3%6.5%6.5%6.7%7.1%
Filipino3.3%3.2%3.0%3.3%3.5%
Hispanic44.8%46.5%47.7%47.8%48.3%
Pacific Islander0.4%0.5%0.5%0.5%0.5%
White25.1%24.5%24.2%24.6%23.7%
Two or more Races4.4%4.5%4.7%4.9%4.8%
Unknown3.4%3.0%2.7%2.4%2.7%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students10,456.610,498.810,732.710,486.214,849.7
Credit Sections3,4423,9274,1644,0913,843
Non-Credit Sections187229234207205
Median Credit Section Size2423222222
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty51.5%51.4%48.3%49.9%44.9%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**********
Student Counseling Ratio1,293:1648:1465:1464:1675:1
 
* Insufficient data
** No data

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Remedial / ESL

Percentage of credit students tracked for six years through 2012-13 who first enrolled in a course below transfer level in English, mathematics, and/or ESL during 2017-18 and completed a college-level course in the same discipline.

Remedial Math

28.8% N=2,140
Gender Rate N
Female 30.8 1,179
Male 26.3 961
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 31.4 944
20-24 26.1 613
25-39 29.7 431
40 OR OVER 21.1 152
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 19.4 294
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 14.3 *
ASIAN 48.9 47
FILIPINO 35.3 34
HISPANIC 28.4 1,347
PACIFIC ISLANDER 20.0 10
WHITE 34.7 291

Remedial English

51.1%
N=1,690
Gender Rate N
Female 56.5 932
Male 44.5 758
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 54.1 902
20-24 46.2 457
25-39 53.8 234
40 OR OVER 40.2 97
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 44.9 236
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 60.9 69
FILIPINO 64.3 42
HISPANIC 51.2 1,120
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 52.4 145

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

40.2%
N=234
Gender Rate N
Female 41.2 131
Male 38.8 103
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 38.8 49
20-24 39.1 69
25-39 45.2 84
40 OR OVER 31.3 32
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 46.5 43
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 55.4 74
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 27.7 83
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 28.1 32

*: 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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Transfer Level Achievement

The percent of first-time students in 2016-17 who complete 6 units and attempt any Math or English in their first year who complete a transfer-level course in Math or English in their first or second year.

Transfer Level Achievement Math

  1-Year 2-Year
  11.7% N=1,699 19.0% N=1,699
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 11.3 922 18.2 922
Male 12.1 777 19.9 777
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 12.9 1,234 19.9 1,234
20-24 8.4 275 14.9 275
25-39 8.6 152 20.4 152
40 OR OVER 7.9 38 13.2 38
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 6.3 160 10.6 160
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 40.0 * 40.0 *
ASIAN 23.7 59 37.3 59
FILIPINO 30.3 66 40.9 66
HISPANIC 9.1 1,085 16.1 1,085
PACIFIC ISLANDER 10.0 10 10.0 10
WHITE 17.2 232 28.0 232

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  41.1% N=1,699 57.3% N=1,699
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 41.6 922 58.8 922
Male 40.5 777 55.6 777
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 43.3 1,234 58.0 1,234
20-24 34.9 275 52.4 275
25-39 37.5 152 61.8 152
40 OR OVER 31.6 38 52.6 38
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.4 160 55.6 160
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 40.0 * 40.0 *
ASIAN 44.1 59 64.4 59
FILIPINO 60.6 66 75.8 66
HISPANIC 40.1 1,085 56.5 1,085
PACIFIC ISLANDER 30.0 10 60.0 10
WHITE 47.8 232 57.8 232

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Persistence

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who enrolled in the first three consecutive terms.

Persistence College Prepared

77.3% N=277
Gender Rate N
Female 71.0 131
Male 82.9 146
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.4 212
20-24 71.8 39
25-39 85.7 21
40 OR OVER 80.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.9 23
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 78.3 23
FILIPINO 76.9 13
HISPANIC 79.1 134
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 77.0 61

Persistence Unprepared For College

69.7%
N=1,832
Gender Rate N
Female 70.5 1,061
Male 68.6 771
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 67.7 1,341
20-24 71.5 256
25-39 76.9 160
40 OR OVER 84.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 72.2 216
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 71.1 83
FILIPINO 66.7 66
HISPANIC 70.7 1,169
PACIFIC ISLANDER 44.4 *
WHITE 64.2 201

Persistence Overall

70.7%
N=2,109
Gender Rate N
Female 70.6 1,192
Male 70.9 917
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 69.0 1,553
20-24 71.5 295
25-39 77.9 181
40 OR OVER 83.8 80
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 71.1 239
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 72.6 106
FILIPINO 68.4 79
HISPANIC 71.6 1,303
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 10
WHITE 67.2 262

*: 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who achieved at least 30 units.

30 Units College Prepared

71.5% N=277
Gender Rate N
Female 71.0 131
Male 71.9 146
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.6 212
20-24 64.1 39
25-39 61.9 21
40 OR OVER 80.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.9 23
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 65.2 23
FILIPINO 84.6 13
HISPANIC 73.1 134
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 72.1 61

30 Units Unprepared For College

59.7%
N=1,832
Gender Rate N
Female 61.6 1,061
Male 57.1 771
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 58.2 1,341
20-24 56.3 256
25-39 71.3 160
40 OR OVER 74.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.6 216
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 69.9 83
FILIPINO 62.1 66
HISPANIC 58.9 1,169
PACIFIC ISLANDER 55.6 *
WHITE 59.7 201

30 Units Overall

61.3%
N=2,109
Gender Rate N
Female 62.7 1,192
Male 59.4 917
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 60.3 1,553
20-24 57.3 295
25-39 70.2 181
40 OR OVER 75.0 80
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.7 239
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 68.9 106
FILIPINO 65.8 79
HISPANIC 60.3 1,303
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 10
WHITE 62.6 262

*: 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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Degree Transfer - Completion

Percentage of degree, certificate and/or transfer-seeking students starting first time in 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Degree Transfer College Prepared

62.8% N=277
Gender Rate N
Female 61.8 131
Male 63.7 146
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 63.2 212
20-24 66.7 39
25-39 57.1 21
40 OR OVER 40.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 60.9 23
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A *
ASIAN 56.5 23
FILIPINO 69.2 13
HISPANIC 62.7 134
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 65.6 61

Persistence Unprepared For College

43.3%
N=1,832
Gender Rate N
Female 45.4 1,061
Male 40.5 771
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 46.1 1,341
20-24 32.0 256
25-39 40.0 160
40 OR OVER 40.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 41.2 216
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 57.8 83
FILIPINO 62.1 66
HISPANIC 38.8 1,169
PACIFIC ISLANDER 88.9 *
WHITE 55.7 201

Persistence Overall

45.9%
N=2,109
Gender Rate N
Female 47.2 1,192
Male 44.2 917
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 48.4 1,553
20-24 36.6 295
25-39 42.0 181
40 OR OVER 40.0 80
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 43.1 239
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 57.5 106
FILIPINO 63.3 79
HISPANIC 41.3 1,303
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 10
WHITE 58.0 262

*: 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 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 2012-13 tracked for six years through 2017-18 who completed a degree, certificate, apprenticeship or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Technical Education College Overall

59.2% N=1,666
Gender Rate N
Female 62.5 794
Male 56.2 872
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 66.8 223
20-24 63.6 484
25-39 57.3 674
40 OR OVER 50.2 285
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 48.3 143
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 72.7 11
ASIAN 64.0 125
FILIPINO 72.9 59
HISPANIC 62.5 570
PACIFIC ISLANDER 62.5 *
WHITE 55.3 618

*: 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 2017-18, who started first time in 2012-13 in a Career Development and College Preparation course and completed a degree, certificate or transfer-related outcomes.

Career Development and College Preparation (Non-credit) Overall

N/A N=Less Than 10
Gender Rate N
Female N/A *
Male N/A *
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 N/A *
20-24 N/A *
25-39 N/A *
40 OR OVER N/A *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
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 *

*: 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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SkillsBuilder

The median percentage change in wages for students who completed higher level CTE coursework in 2015-2016 and left the system without receiving any type of traditional outcome such as transfer to a four year college or completion of a degree or certificate.

Career Builder - Mediam Earnings Change

+29.0% N=767
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Accounting 29.3% 116
Business Management 36.7% 107
Child Development/Early Care and Education 24.9% 69
Information Technology, General 46.4% 48
Electrical 25.1% 47
Graphic Art and Design 25.8% 43
Machining and Machine Tools 35.9% 39
Environmental Control Technology 38.3% 36
Computer Programming 31.2% 34
Real Estate 20.0% 31

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 23.9% 337
Male 33.2% 430
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 171.5% 45
20-24 61.3% 197
25-39 25.5% 390
40 OR OVER 10.6% 135
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 12.7% 63
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0% *
ASIAN 52.6% 60
FILIPINO 28.7% 23
HISPANIC 38.6% 292
PACIFIC ISLANDER 9.9% *
WHITE 21.5% 280

*: 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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