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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1992 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% - Mono County: 13.3% Marin County: 12.8% San Francisco County: 10.4% Yolo County: 9.8% Orange County: 9.1% Santa Clara County: 8.9% Contra Costa County: 8.8% San Mateo County: 8.4% Alameda County: 7.7% Los Angeles County: 7.0% San Diego County: 6.6% Santa Cruz County: 6.5% Napa County: 6.4% State Average: 6.3% San Benito County: 6.2% Ventura County: 6.1% Sonoma County: 5.8% Santa Barbara County: 5.6% San Luis Obispo County: 5.4% Inyo County: 5.4% Monterey County: 5.0% Sacramento County: 4.9% Riverside County: 4.7% Solano County: 4.7% Nevada County: 4.5% Amador County: 4.4% Yuba County: 4.2% Mendocino County: 4.1% Mariposa County: 4.1% San Joaquin County: 3.7% Placer County: 3.6% El Dorado County: 3.5% Plumas County: 3.5% San Bernardino County: 3.4% Siskiyou County: 3.4% Sutter County: 3.1% Fresno County: 3.0% Humboldt County: 2.9% Butte County: 2.9% Kings County: 2.8% Stanislaus County: 2.8% Madera County: 2.6% Trinity County: 2.5% Tuolumne County: 2.5% Tulare County: 2.5% Colusa County: 2.3% Imperial County: 2.3% Kern County: 2.3% Shasta County: 2.3% Lake County: 2.2% Sierra County: 2.2% Merced County: 2.1% Modoc County: 1.9% Lassen County: 1.7% Calaveras County: 1.4% Del Norte County: 1.4% Glenn County: 1.1% Tehama County: 0.6% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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Mono

Marin

San Francisco

Yolo

Orange

Santa Clara

Contra Costa

San Mateo

Alameda

Los Angeles

San Diego

Santa Cruz

Napa

State Average

San Benito

Ventura

Sonoma

Santa Barbara

San Luis Obispo

Inyo

Monterey

Sacramento

Riverside

Solano

Nevada

Amador

Yuba

Mendocino

Mariposa

San Joaquin

Placer

El Dorado

Plumas

San Bernardino

Siskiyou

Sutter

Fresno

Humboldt

Butte

Kings

Stanislaus

Madera

Trinity

Tuolumne

Tulare

Colusa

Imperial

Kern

Shasta

Lake

Sierra

Merced

Modoc

Lassen

Calaveras

Del Norte

Glenn

Tehama

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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