2019 Student Success Scorecard

Pasadena City College

Pasadena City College, founded in 1924, is Pasadena and is a part of the Pasadena Area Community College District. Originally named Pasadena Junior College, the college merged with another junior college, John Muir College, to become Pasadena City College. The college’s math department has won the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, the community college mathematics competition, numerous times and is the defending champion.

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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
41,360

Gender Rate
Female 54.4%
Male 44.6%
Unknown 1.1%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 28.1%
20 to 24 years old 35.1%
25 to 39 years old 25.8%
40 or more years old 11.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 3.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 23.9%
Filipino 3.1%
Hispanic 47.1%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
White 15.1%
Two or more Races 3.3%
Unknown 3.6%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 23,988.5
Credit Sections 6,990
Non-Credit Sections 742
Median Credit Section Size 27
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 52.5%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 43.7%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 587:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18
Students38,00140,92040,96942,96841,360
Gender
Female53.8%54.1%54.6%54.6%54.4%
Male45.7%45.3%44.7%44.4%44.6%
Unknown0.5%0.7%0.7%1.0%1.1%
Age
Less than 20 years old26.1%27.1%28.1%28.5%28.1%
20 to 24 years old38.0%36.4%35.5%34.9%35.1%
25 to 39 years old25.4%25.6%25.3%25.5%25.8%
40 or more years old10.5%11.0%11.1%11.2%11.0%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American4.8%4.5%3.9%3.9%3.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
Asian21.6%23.2%23.8%24.0%23.9%
Filipino3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%
Hispanic44.7%45.6%46.7%47.1%47.1%
Pacific Islander0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
White12.4%9.5%12.4%14.9%15.1%
Two or more Races6.6%9.4%5.8%3.2%3.3%
Unknown6.6%4.4%4.0%3.7%3.6%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students21,243.322,984.323,502.224,016.623,988.5
Credit Sections6,8176,8846,5037,1776,990
Non-Credit Sections430672731833742
Median Credit Section Size2627282727
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty49.6%46.5%50.7%54.2%52.5%
Percentage of First-Generation Students41.1%*43.0%*42.7%*44.2%*43.7%*
Student Counseling Ratio886:12,411:1687:1494:1587:1
 
* 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

53.9% N=1,657
Gender Rate N
Female 56.3 854
Male 51.3 793
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 55.6 1,008
20-24 51.5 404
25-39 53.3 184
40 OR OVER 44.3 61
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 24.0 129
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 73.9 184
FILIPINO 68.1 47
HISPANIC 52.8 987
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 58.6 237

Remedial English

56.3%
N=2,302
Gender Rate N
Female 58.4 1,182
Male 54.1 1,109
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 60.4 1,574
20-24 47.9 501
25-39 45.3 170
40 OR OVER 47.4 57
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 34.4 186
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 76.7 331
FILIPINO 64.1 64
HISPANIC 52.2 1,415
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 64.4 216

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

57.3%
N=627
Gender Rate N
Female 58.9 350
Male 55.1 274
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 78.5 181
20-24 59.0 222
25-39 47.6 168
40 OR OVER 10.7 56
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 25.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 62.8 444
FILIPINO 16.7 *
HISPANIC 40.6 64
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 41.4 70

*: 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
  24.1% N=3,435 38.0% N=3,435
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 21.1 1,706 35.8 1,706
Male 27.0 1,653 40.1 1,653
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 25.3 3,039 39.3 3,039
20-24 15.8 278 29.5 278
25-39 14.9 101 26.7 101
40 OR OVER 11.8 17 23.5 17
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 8.1 99 17.2 99
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 * 66.7 *
ASIAN 49.6 803 66.9 803
FILIPINO 27.4 146 44.5 146
HISPANIC 11.8 1,869 23.7 1,869
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
WHITE 29.9 412 46.1 412

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  48.9% N=3,435 65.5% N=3,435
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 50.0 1,706 67.8 1,706
Male 47.7 1,653 63.2 1,653
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 51.2 3,039 67.2 3,039
20-24 30.9 278 54.3 278
25-39 25.7 101 46.5 101
40 OR OVER 58.8 17 70.6 17
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 37.4 99 53.5 99
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 * 100.0 *
ASIAN 49.3 803 68.6 803
FILIPINO 64.4 146 81.5 146
HISPANIC 43.4 1,869 60.2 1,869
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 N/A 0.0 N/A
WHITE 67.7 412 80.3 412

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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

84.4% N=936
Gender Rate N
Female 82.7 417
Male 85.6 513
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 85.4 785
20-24 76.7 116
25-39 88.5 26
40 OR OVER 88.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 83.3 18
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 91.2 351
FILIPINO 90.5 42
HISPANIC 85.4 260
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 82.1 173

Persistence Unprepared For College

82.2%
N=2,314
Gender Rate N
Female 83.4 1,149
Male 80.9 1,152
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 83.5 2,011
20-24 74.4 199
25-39 74.4 78
40 OR OVER 65.4 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 77.0 148
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 92.0 350
FILIPINO 76.5 68
HISPANIC 80.8 1,385
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 85.6 243

Persistence Overall

82.8%
N=3,250
Gender Rate N
Female 83.2 1,566
Male 82.3 1,665
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 84.0 2,796
20-24 75.2 315
25-39 77.9 104
40 OR OVER 71.4 35
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 77.7 166
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 83.3 *
ASIAN 91.6 701
FILIPINO 81.8 110
HISPANIC 81.5 1,645
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 84.1 416

*: 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

85.7% N=936
Gender Rate N
Female 86.3 417
Male 85.0 513
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 86.4 785
20-24 81.0 116
25-39 84.6 26
40 OR OVER 88.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 88.9 18
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 92.3 351
FILIPINO 83.3 42
HISPANIC 80.0 260
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 85.0 173

30 Units Unprepared For College

75.2%
N=2,314
Gender Rate N
Female 76.5 1,149
Male 74.0 1,152
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.8 2,011
20-24 60.8 199
25-39 74.4 78
40 OR OVER 57.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 72.3 148
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 88.9 350
FILIPINO 73.5 68
HISPANIC 71.6 1,385
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 *
WHITE 80.2 243

30 Units Overall

78.2%
N=3,250
Gender Rate N
Female 79.1 1,566
Male 77.4 1,665
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 79.5 2,796
20-24 68.3 315
25-39 76.9 104
40 OR OVER 65.7 35
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 74.1 166
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 90.6 701
FILIPINO 77.3 110
HISPANIC 72.9 1,645
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 *
WHITE 82.2 416

*: 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

75.9% N=936
Gender Rate N
Female 81.8 417
Male 71.5 513
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.6 785
20-24 69.0 116
25-39 57.7 26
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 61.1 18
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 84.9 351
FILIPINO 73.8 42
HISPANIC 64.6 260
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A *
WHITE 77.5 173

Persistence Unprepared For College

44.6%
N=2,314
Gender Rate N
Female 49.0 1,149
Male 40.3 1,152
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 46.7 2,011
20-24 27.6 199
25-39 34.6 78
40 OR OVER 38.5 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 35.1 148
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 66.9 350
FILIPINO 41.2 68
HISPANIC 38.6 1,385
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 55.1 243

Persistence Overall

53.6%
N=3,250
Gender Rate N
Female 57.7 1,566
Male 49.9 1,665
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 55.4 2,796
20-24 42.9 315
25-39 40.4 104
40 OR OVER 45.7 35
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 38.0 166
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 16.7 *
ASIAN 75.9 701
FILIPINO 53.6 110
HISPANIC 42.7 1,645
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 64.4 416

*: 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

62.7% N=1,502
Gender Rate N
Female 65.7 776
Male 59.6 721
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 65.8 559
20-24 66.0 474
25-39 58.6 370
40 OR OVER 44.4 99
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 52.5 59
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 25.0 *
ASIAN 72.6 354
FILIPINO 72.6 62
HISPANIC 55.8 634
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 65.8 295

*: 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

6.4% N=877
Gender Rate N
Female 5.8 549
Male 7.3 328
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 17.7 79
20-24 11.7 145
25-39 5.0 300
40 OR OVER 2.8 353
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 11.8 17
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 10.3 301
FILIPINO N/A N/A
HISPANIC 3.0 370
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 18.2 33

*: 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

+41.1% N=1,086
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 26.9% 173
Business and Commerce, General 23.2% 108
Child Development/Early Care and Education 40.5% 107
Accounting 89.2% 104
Office Technology/Office Computer Applications 24.3% 85
Information Technology, General 35.5% 75
Administration of Justice 93.3% 54
Commercial Art 37.0% 47
Business Management 42.7% 46
Graphic Art and Design 53.7% 45

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 38.4% 599
Male 45.1% 480
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 194.8% 100
20-24 77.9% 395
25-39 24.0% 480
40 OR OVER 14.0% 111
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 37.9% 54
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 111.9% *
ASIAN 58.7% 207
FILIPINO 27.9% 38
HISPANIC 44.0% 551
PACIFIC ISLANDER -25.2% *
WHITE 35.4% 153

*: 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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