2019 Student Success Scorecard

Cypress College

Cypress College, founded in 1966, enrolls students of diverse backgrounds each semester at its campus in Cypress. The college is just a few miles from Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm amusement park in Southern California, and minutes away from the Pacific Ocean. Students have the opportunity to select from a variety of courses and programs to meet their educational goals, whether they are working toward associate of arts or associate of science degrees, or an occupational certificate. The college is most well-known for its nursing programs and mortuary science program.

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
21,015

Gender Rate
Female 55.0%
Male 43.4%
Unknown 1.6%
Age Rate
Less than 20 years old 28.5%
20 to 24 years old 40.2%
25 to 39 years old 25.3%
40 or more years old 6.0%
Unknown 0.0%
Ethnicity/Race Rate
African American 4.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 18.3%
Filipino 6.1%
Hispanic 46.0%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
White 16.2%
Two or more Races 3.4%
Unknown 5.4%
Institutional Information Rate
Full Time Equivalent Students 10,764.9
Credit Sections 3,442
Non-Credit Sections 0
Median Credit Section Size 25
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty 61.4%
Percentage of First-Generation Students 40.3%*
Student Counseling Ratio (FALL 2014) 345:1
* Insufficient Data ** No Data

Profile - Historical Trend


Year2013-142014-152015-162016-172017-18
Students20,35320,52021,54621,11521,015
Gender
Female54.2%54.2%54.5%54.7%55.0%
Male44.6%44.4%43.9%43.7%43.4%
Unknown1.3%1.4%1.6%1.6%1.6%
Age
Less than 20 years old27.0%26.1%27.2%27.2%28.5%
20 to 24 years old41.3%43.0%42.0%41.4%40.2%
25 to 39 years old23.5%23.7%24.4%25.1%25.3%
40 or more years old8.2%7.2%6.4%6.4%6.0%
Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Ethnicity/Race
African American4.5%4.6%4.2%4.4%4.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native0.3%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%
Asian17.2%17.6%17.8%18.4%18.3%
Filipino5.8%5.7%5.8%5.8%6.1%
Hispanic42.8%44.7%45.9%46.1%46.0%
Pacific Islander0.5%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.3%
White22.3%20.2%19.1%17.8%16.2%
Two or more Races3.4%3.5%3.3%3.4%3.4%
Unknown3.2%3.2%3.2%3.5%5.4%
Institutional Information
Full Time Equivalent Students11,018.011,129.411,677.312,067.610,764.9
Credit Sections3,0673,2003,3613,4523,442
Non-Credit Sections00000
Median Credit Section Size2827272625
Percentage of Full-Time Faculty61.7%55.6%56.1%59.8%61.4%
Percentage of First-Generation Students**40.1%*41.4%*40.5%*40.3%*
Student Counseling Ratio720:1498:1493:1391:1345:1
 
* 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

48.5% N=1,431
Gender Rate N
Female 51.0 827
Male 45.2 588
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 50.5 786
20-24 42.3 357
25-39 55.8 199
40 OR OVER 39.3 89
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 36.8 76
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 *
ASIAN 60.7 107
FILIPINO 60.3 63
HISPANIC 47.4 770
PACIFIC ISLANDER 45.5 11
WHITE 49.0 300

Remedial English

69.0%
N=1,576
Gender Rate N
Female 71.4 911
Male 66.2 648
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.7 921
20-24 60.0 425
25-39 56.5 170
40 OR OVER 50.0 60
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 55.8 77
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 80.3 198
FILIPINO 76.3 93
HISPANIC 68.1 814
PACIFIC ISLANDER 60.0 *
WHITE 64.6 280

Remedial English As Second Language (ESL)

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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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
  20.8% N=1,643 30.7% N=1,643
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 17.1 850 27.6 850
Male 24.9 766 33.9 766
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 21.0 1,398 31.3 1,398
20-24 18.6 156 29.5 156
25-39 19.5 77 24.7 77
40 OR OVER 25.0 12 25.0 12
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 14.8 61 19.7 61
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 0.0 *
ASIAN 42.6 291 56.7 291
FILIPINO 31.7 123 37.4 123
HISPANIC 11.1 818 19.6 818
PACIFIC ISLANDER 0.0 * 16.7 *
WHITE 24.0 229 35.8 229

Transfer Level Achievement English

  1-Year 2-Year
  38.5% N=1,643 64.9% N=1,643
Gender Rate N Rate N
Female 39.5 850 66.8 850
Male 37.5 766 63.1 766
Age Rate N Rate N
UNDER 20 40.1 1,398 67.1 1,398
20-24 31.4 156 53.8 156
25-39 27.3 77 50.6 77
40 OR OVER 25.0 12 41.7 12
Ethnicity/Race Rate N Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 19.7 61 42.6 61
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 0.0 * 16.7 *
ASIAN 42.3 291 72.2 291
FILIPINO 46.3 123 77.2 123
HISPANIC 34.6 818 60.4 818
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.0 * 66.7 *
WHITE 51.1 229 73.4 229

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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

88.2% N=499
Gender Rate N
Female 92.9 225
Male 84.4 270
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 89.2 418
20-24 82.7 52
25-39 80.0 20
40 OR OVER 88.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 85.7 14
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 88.1 143
FILIPINO 96.7 30
HISPANIC 87.3 166
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 86.8 106

Persistence Unprepared For College

87.0%
N=1,609
Gender Rate N
Female 87.3 912
Male 86.8 680
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 87.8 1,395
20-24 79.7 133
25-39 83.6 55
40 OR OVER 88.5 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 90.9 66
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 91.1 180
FILIPINO 86.5 89
HISPANIC 86.8 876
PACIFIC ISLANDER 57.1 *
WHITE 85.7 272

Persistence Overall

87.3%
N=2,108
Gender Rate N
Female 88.4 1,137
Male 86.1 950
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 88.1 1,813
20-24 80.5 185
25-39 82.7 75
40 OR OVER 88.6 35
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 90.0 80
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 89.8 323
FILIPINO 89.1 119
HISPANIC 86.9 1,042
PACIFIC ISLANDER 62.5 *
WHITE 86.0 378

*: 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

78.4% N=499
Gender Rate N
Female 81.8 225
Male 75.9 270
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 80.9 418
20-24 65.4 52
25-39 65.0 20
40 OR OVER 66.7 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 64.3 14
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 83.2 143
FILIPINO 80.0 30
HISPANIC 74.7 166
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 77.4 106

30 Units Unprepared For College

74.5%
N=1,609
Gender Rate N
Female 76.8 912
Male 71.5 680
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 75.7 1,395
20-24 62.4 133
25-39 74.5 55
40 OR OVER 69.2 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 77.3 66
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 66.7 *
ASIAN 78.3 180
FILIPINO 79.8 89
HISPANIC 74.2 876
PACIFIC ISLANDER 71.4 *
WHITE 72.1 272

30 Units Overall

75.4%
N=2,108
Gender Rate N
Female 77.7 1,137
Male 72.7 950
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 76.9 1,813
20-24 63.2 185
25-39 72.0 75
40 OR OVER 68.6 35
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 75.0 80
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 60.0 *
ASIAN 80.5 323
FILIPINO 79.8 119
HISPANIC 74.3 1,042
PACIFIC ISLANDER 75.0 *
WHITE 73.5 378

*: 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

66.9% N=499
Gender Rate N
Female 69.8 225
Male 64.8 270
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 69.1 418
20-24 65.4 52
25-39 40.0 20
40 OR OVER 33.3 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 50.0 14
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 78.3 143
FILIPINO 63.3 30
HISPANIC 57.8 166
PACIFIC ISLANDER 100.0 *
WHITE 68.9 106

Persistence Unprepared For College

43.8%
N=1,609
Gender Rate N
Female 46.7 912
Male 40.4 680
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 45.6 1,395
20-24 30.1 133
25-39 38.2 55
40 OR OVER 26.9 *
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 47.0 66
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 33.3 *
ASIAN 58.9 180
FILIPINO 55.1 89
HISPANIC 39.5 876
PACIFIC ISLANDER 28.6 *
WHITE 44.9 272

Persistence Overall

49.2%
N=2,108
Gender Rate N
Female 51.3 1,137
Male 47.4 950
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 51.0 1,813
20-24 40.0 185
25-39 38.7 75
40 OR OVER 28.6 35
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 47.5 80
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 40.0 *
ASIAN 67.5 323
FILIPINO 57.1 119
HISPANIC 42.4 1,042
PACIFIC ISLANDER 37.5 *
WHITE 51.6 378

*: 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

60.1% N=1,396
Gender Rate N
Female 66.7 661
Male 54.3 716
Age Rate N
UNDER 20 68.8 448
20-24 63.4 396
25-39 51.3 376
40 OR OVER 49.4 176
Ethnicity/Race Rate N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 61.5 78
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 50.0 *
ASIAN 64.7 241
FILIPINO 69.3 75
HISPANIC 57.5 515
PACIFIC ISLANDER 33.3 *
WHITE 61.5 384

*: 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

+34.9% N=708
Disciplines with the highest enrollment Median percentage change Total N
Health Occupations, General 36.1% 99
Computer Information Systems 27.5% 97
Human Services 72.1% 56
Accounting 38.0% 43
Applied Photography 55.2% 40
Automotive Technology 70.9% 39
Radiologic Technology 36.4% 37
Computer Programming 25.5% 35
Culinary Arts 81.8% 32
Nutrition, Foods, and Culinary Arts 34.6% 32

*: Cohort fewer than 10 students

Skills Builder - Demographics

Gender Median Percentage Change Total N
Female 35.0% 360
Male 36.6% 337
Age Median Percentage Change Total N
UNDER 20 159.9% 71
20-24 66.1% 253
25-39 25.5% 285
40 OR OVER 10.6% 99
Ethnicity/Race Median Percentage Change Total N
AFRICAN AMERICAN 15.0% 31
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE 1.7% *
ASIAN 39.7% 106
FILIPINO 37.2% 34
HISPANIC 38.8% 318
PACIFIC ISLANDER 50.6% *
WHITE 28.1% 160

*: 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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