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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1995 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% - San Francisco County: 13.5% Marin County: 12.5% Yolo County: 10.5% Santa Clara County: 9.6% Contra Costa County: 9.5% Orange County: 9.4% Sierra County: 8.5% Alameda County: 8.3% Santa Cruz County: 7.7% Los Angeles County: 7.5% San Diego County: 7.5% San Mateo County: 7.3% Mono County: 7.1% State Average: 6.6% Santa Barbara County: 6.4% Ventura County: 6.2% Napa County: 5.9% Riverside County: 5.7% Sonoma County: 5.7% Sacramento County: 5.3% Monterey County: 5.0% Humboldt County: 4.9% San Luis Obispo County: 4.8% Placer County: 4.6% Solano County: 4.6% San Benito County: 4.4% Calaveras County: 4.3% Nevada County: 4.2% San Bernardino County: 4.1% Mendocino County: 4.0% Trinity County: 3.8% Inyo County: 3.8% El Dorado County: 3.7% Fresno County: 3.7% Mariposa County: 3.6% Tuolumne County: 3.6% San Joaquin County: 3.4% Plumas County: 3.4% Sutter County: 3.2% Imperial County: 3.2% Butte County: 3.2% Tulare County: 3.0% Amador County: 2.9% Stanislaus County: 2.7% Shasta County: 2.6% Siskiyou County: 2.5% Merced County: 2.5% Kings County: 2.2% Tehama County: 2.0% Kern County: 1.9% Colusa County: 1.8% Modoc County: 1.6% Lake County: 1.5% Lassen County: 1.4% Glenn County: 1.4% Madera County: 1.3% Del Norte County: 1.3% Yuba County: 1.0% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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San Francisco

Marin

Yolo

Santa Clara

Contra Costa

Orange

Sierra

Alameda

Santa Cruz

Los Angeles

San Diego

San Mateo

Mono

State Average

Santa Barbara

Ventura

Napa

Riverside

Sonoma

Sacramento

Monterey

Humboldt

San Luis Obispo

Placer

Solano

San Benito

Calaveras

Nevada

San Bernardino

Mendocino

Trinity

Inyo

El Dorado

Fresno

Mariposa

Tuolumne

San Joaquin

Plumas

Sutter

Imperial

Butte

Tulare

Amador

Stanislaus

Shasta

Siskiyou

Merced

Kings

Tehama

Kern

Colusa

Modoc

Lake

Lassen

Glenn

Madera

Del Norte

Yuba

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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