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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1990 College-Going Rates to University of California

This chart provides college-going rates for counties in California. College-going rates were calculated by dividing the number of entering students from public schools in the county by the total number of graduates from public schools in the county. All categories of public schools are covered including comprehensive schools, continuation schools, and other categories of schools. Students with unknown genders and ethnicities and those from unknown schools were excluded from the data.

Data regarding high school graduates were obtained from the California Department of Education. Data for higher education enrollment were obtained from each of the segments and includes all students -- full-time, part-time, credit, and non-credit.

Note that the calculation of these rates is based on totals for each category such as year, county, and ethnicity. Rates do not entail longitudinal tracking of individual students.

Important note: The data for first-time students have changed. See Changes to First-Time Freshmen and College-Going Data for more details.

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14% - Marin County: 13.0% Yolo County: 12.1% Contra Costa County: 10.0% Orange County: 8.9% Santa Clara County: 8.8% San Mateo County: 8.3% Santa Cruz County: 8.2% Alameda County: 7.7% Sierra County: 7.3% San Francisco County: 7.2% Los Angeles County: 7.0% San Diego County: 6.6% Ventura County: 6.4% Sonoma County: 6.4% State Average: 6.4% Santa Barbara County: 6.2% Napa County: 6.1% Sacramento County: 5.5% Riverside County: 5.1% Mono County: 5.0% Mendocino County: 5.0% Monterey County: 4.8% Placer County: 4.4% San Benito County: 4.4% San Luis Obispo County: 4.3% Nevada County: 4.1% Mariposa County: 4.1% Fresno County: 3.8% Solano County: 3.7% San Bernardino County: 3.6% San Joaquin County: 3.2% Humboldt County: 3.2% Tulare County: 3.1% Imperial County: 3.1% El Dorado County: 3.0% Butte County: 3.0% Amador County: 2.9% Merced County: 2.8% Siskiyou County: 2.8% Stanislaus County: 2.7% Colusa County: 2.3% Madera County: 2.3% Shasta County: 2.3% Kern County: 2.3% Sutter County: 2.3% Lake County: 2.2% Modoc County: 2.0% Yuba County: 1.9% Kings County: 1.9% Inyo County: 1.9% Calaveras County: 1.9% Plumas County: 1.9% Tuolumne County: 1.8% Trinity County: 1.6% Lassen County: 1.5% Tehama County: 1.3% Glenn County: 1.1% Del Norte County: 1.0% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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Marin

Yolo

Contra Costa

Orange

Santa Clara

San Mateo

Santa Cruz

Alameda

Sierra

San Francisco

Los Angeles

San Diego

Ventura

Sonoma

State Average

Santa Barbara

Napa

Sacramento

Riverside

Mono

Mendocino

Monterey

Placer

San Benito

San Luis Obispo

Nevada

Mariposa

Fresno

Solano

San Bernardino

San Joaquin

Humboldt

Tulare

Imperial

El Dorado

Butte

Amador

Merced

Siskiyou

Stanislaus

Colusa

Madera

Shasta

Kern

Sutter

Lake

Modoc

Yuba

Kings

Inyo

Calaveras

Plumas

Tuolumne

Trinity

Lassen

Tehama

Glenn

Del Norte

Alpine

 
 
Legend - State Average State Average

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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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