2019 Student Success Scorecard

Golden West College

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.”

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
17,524

Gender Rate
Female 53.8%
Male 44.5%
Unknown 1.6%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 26.9%
20 to 24 years old 40.8%
25 to 39 years old 25.5%
40 or more years old 6.8%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 2.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 27.1%
Filipino 2.3%
Hispanic 32.2%
Pacific Islander 0.5%
White 28.9%
Two or more Races 5.1%
Unknown 1.3%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 9,586.6
Credit Sections 2,333
Non-Credit Sections 21
Median Credit Section Size 28
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 56.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 34.7%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 519:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18
Students17,16116,95717,03417,32617,524
Gender
Female52.7%53.3%53.5%54.6%53.8%
Male46.7%46.2%45.8%44.6%44.5%
Unknown0.6%0.5%0.7%0.8%1.6%
Age
Less than 20 years old27.8%27.8%27.4%26.8%26.9%
20 to 24 years old40.7%41.4%42.3%42.0%40.8%
25 to 39 years old24.2%23.9%23.2%24.5%25.5%
40 or more years old7.3%6.9%7.1%6.7%6.8%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American2.1%2.1%2.1%2.2%2.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.2%0.3%0.4%0.3%0.2%
Asian27.0%27.4%27.5%27.3%27.1%
Filipino2.0%2.1%2.1%2.1%2.3%
Hispanic29.5%30.3%30.4%31.0%32.2%
Pacific Islander0.5%0.4%0.5%0.5%0.5%
White31.8%31.1%31.2%30.9%28.9%
Two or more Races4.5%4.5%4.6%4.6%5.1%
Unknown2.3%1.7%1.2%1.0%1.3%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students10,000.89,376.79,536.18,609.99,586.6
Credit Sections2,0752,1802,3002,4072,333
Non-Credit Sections666821
Median Credit Section Size3231292828
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty56.8%55.6%54.5%55.5%56.6%
Percentage of First-Generation Students****32.2%*29.8%*34.7%*
Student Counseling Ratio765:1606:1455:1548:1519:1
 
* 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

43.3% N=654
Gender Rate N
Female 47.3 353
Male 38.6 298
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 40.3 345
20-24 43.5 186
25-39 52.6 97
40 OR OVER 46.2 26
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 33.3 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 54.2 96
FILIPINO 45.5 11
HISPANIC 35.8 271
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 *
WHITE 48.4 213

Remedial English

56.9%
N=1,382
Gender Rate N
Female 58.9 720
Male 54.9 652
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 63.7 931
20-24 50.0 256
25-39 42.2 128
40 OR OVER 17.9 67
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 45.5 22
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 56.8 463
FILIPINO 52.9 17
HISPANIC 55.0 489
PACIFIC ISLANDER 44.4 *
WHITE 60.7 290

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

26.9%
N=323
Gender Rate N
Female 25.3 174
Male 28.4 148
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 46.4 69
20-24 32.0 103
25-39 20.4 98
40 OR OVER 3.8 53
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 100.0 *
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE N/A N/A
ASIAN 28.9 270
FILIPINO 0.0 *
HISPANIC 20.0 25
PACIFIC ISLANDER N/A N/A
WHITE 12.5 16

*: 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
  28.8% N=1,314 45.1% N=1,314
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 27.9 664 44.7 664
Male 29.5 633 45.3 633
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 28.1 1,115 45.0 1,115
20-24 36.8 133 50.4 133
25-39 28.8 52 38.5 52
40 OR OVER 7.1 14 21.4 14
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 24.0 25 44.0 25
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 33.3 *
ASIAN 47.3 319 65.8 319
FILIPINO 21.4 14 42.9 14
HISPANIC 18.9 481 33.3 481
PACIFIC ISLANDER 16.7 * 33.3 *
WHITE 27.6 388 44.1 388

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  56.5% N=1,314 71.2% N=1,314
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 55.9 664 72.1 664
Male 57.2 633 70.3 633
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 60.7 1,115 74.4 1,115
20-24 37.6 133 55.6 133
25-39 23.1 52 51.9 52
40 OR OVER 28.6 14 28.6 14
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 48.0 25 60.0 25
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 * 66.7 *
ASIAN 46.4 319 65.8 319
FILIPINO 50.0 14 57.1 14
HISPANIC 55.1 481 68.6 481
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 * 66.7 *
WHITE 64.9 388 78.4 388

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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

86.3% N=670
Gender Rate N
Female 88.0 324
Male 84.3 337
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 87.7 601
20-24 78.0 50
25-39 66.7 18
40 OR OVER 0.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 85.7 14
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 88.1 160
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 86.5 171
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 84.8 250

Persistence Unprepared For College

84.3%
N=1,172
Gender Rate N
Female 84.2 626
Male 84.6 540
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 85.5 968
20-24 75.9 116
25-39 82.7 52
40 OR OVER 80.6 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 93.8 16
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 90.1 384
FILIPINO 93.8 *
HISPANIC 80.5 416
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 82.6 265

Persistence Overall

85.0%
N=1,842
Gender Rate N
Female 85.5 950
Male 84.5 877
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 86.4 1,569
20-24 76.5 166
25-39 78.6 70
40 OR OVER 78.4 37
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 90.0 30
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 89.5 544
FILIPINO 96.0 25
HISPANIC 82.3 587
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 83.7 515

*: 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

82.1% N=670
Gender Rate N
Female 83.3 324
Male 80.7 337
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 84.2 601
20-24 70.0 50
25-39 50.0 18
40 OR OVER 0.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 64.3 14
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 81.9 160
FILIPINO 100.0 *
HISPANIC 81.3 171
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 83.2 250

30 Units Unprepared For College

73.0%
N=1,172
Gender Rate N
Female 74.6 626
Male 70.9 540
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 73.5 968
20-24 74.1 116
25-39 69.2 52
40 OR OVER 63.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 68.8 16
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 80.5 384
FILIPINO 75.0 *
HISPANIC 70.2 416
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 69.8 265

30 Units Overall

76.3%
N=1,842
Gender Rate N
Female 77.6 950
Male 74.7 877
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 77.6 1,569
20-24 72.9 166
25-39 64.3 70
40 OR OVER 62.2 37
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 66.7 30
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 80.9 544
FILIPINO 84.0 25
HISPANIC 73.4 587
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 76.3 515

*: 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

69.6% N=670
Gender Rate N
Female 72.8 324
Male 66.5 337
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 71.9 601
20-24 58.0 50
25-39 27.8 18
40 OR OVER 0.0 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 64.3 14
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 100.0 *
ASIAN 66.9 160
FILIPINO 88.9 *
HISPANIC 65.5 171
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 72.4 250

Persistence Unprepared For College

49.4%
N=1,172
Gender Rate N
Female 49.7 626
Male 48.7 540
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 51.1 968
20-24 50.0 116
25-39 36.5 52
40 OR OVER 19.4 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 62.5 16
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 56.5 384
FILIPINO 68.8 *
HISPANIC 41.1 416
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 51.7 265

Persistence Overall

56.7%
N=1,842
Gender Rate N
Female 57.6 950
Male 55.5 877
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 59.1 1,569
20-24 52.4 166
25-39 34.3 70
40 OR OVER 18.9 37
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 63.3 30
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 59.6 544
FILIPINO 76.0 25
HISPANIC 48.2 587
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 61.7 515

*: 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

65.8% N=1,047
Gender Rate N
Female 68.6 561
Male 62.2 471
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 70.9 354
20-24 69.3 322
25-39 59.0 266
40 OR OVER 55.2 105
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 66.7 21
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 69.9 282
FILIPINO 60.0 20
HISPANIC 65.2 279
PACIFIC ISLANDER 80.0 *
WHITE 63.8 367

*: 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

+26.2% N=571
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Administration of Justice 21.0% 208
Accounting 19.2% 58
Automotive Technology 63.4% 47
Computer Graphics and Digital Imagery 37.8% 42
Business Administration 37.6% 31
Police Academy 27.8% 29
Cosmetology and Barbering 65.3% 27
Digital Media 78.9% 25
Business Management 28.0% 23
Computer Programming 11.2% 23

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 26.8% 286
Male 26.3% 281
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 164.4% 37
20-24 61.6% 162
25-39 22.1% 262
40 OR OVER 14.6% 110
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 10.5% 27
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 22.9% *
ASIAN 37.6% 97
FILIPINO 29.8% 13
HISPANIC 27.6% 183
PACIFIC ISLANDER 68.7% *
WHITE 24.1% 219

*: 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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