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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1998 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: 13.4% San Francisco County: 12.5% Yolo County: 10.3% Santa Clara County: 9.3% Alameda County: 9.1% San Mateo County: 9.0% Contra Costa County: 9.0% Santa Cruz County: 8.2% Orange County: 7.9% Mono County: 6.8% Los Angeles County: 6.7% San Diego County: 6.4% State Average: 6.1% Santa Barbara County: 5.9% Sacramento County: 5.7% Placer County: 5.7% Sonoma County: 5.6% Napa County: 5.4% Ventura County: 5.3% Mendocino County: 5.2% Riverside County: 4.8% Nevada County: 4.6% Solano County: 4.3% San Luis Obispo County: 4.3% Monterey County: 4.3% Del Norte County: 4.2% Amador County: 3.9% San Bernardino County: 3.8% El Dorado County: 3.8% Kings County: 3.8% Humboldt County: 3.8% San Benito County: 3.7% Calaveras County: 3.6% San Joaquin County: 3.6% Butte County: 3.3% Fresno County: 3.2% Merced County: 3.1% Tuolumne County: 3.0% Stanislaus County: 3.0% Imperial County: 2.8% Shasta County: 2.6% Sierra County: 2.6% Sutter County: 2.6% Mariposa County: 2.5% Tulare County: 2.5% Kern County: 2.5% Inyo County: 2.5% Colusa County: 2.3% Siskiyou County: 2.2% Madera County: 2.0% Lake County: 1.7% Lassen County: 1.7% Yuba County: 1.6% Modoc County: 1.4% Trinity County: 1.3% Tehama County: 1.2% Glenn County: 0.6% Plumas County: 0.4% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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Marin

San Francisco

Yolo

Santa Clara

Alameda

San Mateo

Contra Costa

Santa Cruz

Orange

Mono

Los Angeles

San Diego

State Average

Santa Barbara

Sacramento

Placer

Sonoma

Napa

Ventura

Mendocino

Riverside

Nevada

Solano

San Luis Obispo

Monterey

Del Norte

Amador

San Bernardino

El Dorado

Kings

Humboldt

San Benito

Calaveras

San Joaquin

Butte

Fresno

Merced

Tuolumne

Stanislaus

Imperial

Shasta

Sierra

Sutter

Mariposa

Tulare

Kern

Inyo

Colusa

Siskiyou

Madera

Lake

Lassen

Yuba

Modoc

Trinity

Tehama

Glenn

Plumas

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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