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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

2000 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: 13.3% Marin County: 12.4% Yolo County: 11.6% Santa Clara County: 10.8% Contra Costa County: 10.0% San Mateo County: 9.5% Alameda County: 9.5% Orange County: 9.0% Santa Cruz County: 8.0% Los Angeles County: 7.6% Sonoma County: 7.1% San Diego County: 7.1% State Average: 6.8% Santa Barbara County: 6.6% Ventura County: 6.6% Riverside County: 6.0% San Luis Obispo County: 5.9% Sacramento County: 5.7% Nevada County: 5.5% Napa County: 5.4% Mono County: 5.2% Monterey County: 5.2% Humboldt County: 5.2% Placer County: 5.1% Solano County: 5.0% Calaveras County: 4.8% El Dorado County: 4.7% Tuolumne County: 4.7% San Bernardino County: 4.5% Plumas County: 4.4% Mendocino County: 4.4% Inyo County: 4.4% Trinity County: 4.4% San Benito County: 4.4% Siskiyou County: 4.1% San Joaquin County: 3.9% Butte County: 3.8% Shasta County: 3.7% Imperial County: 3.7% Del Norte County: 3.6% Amador County: 3.3% Mariposa County: 3.3% Sutter County: 3.2% Fresno County: 3.2% Tulare County: 3.1% Merced County: 3.0% Stanislaus County: 2.8% Tehama County: 2.5% Madera County: 2.4% Kern County: 2.1% Colusa County: 2.0% Kings County: 2.0% Yuba County: 1.9% Lassen County: 1.8% Lake County: 1.4% Sierra County: 0.7% Modoc County: 0.7% Glenn County: 0.6% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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San Francisco

Marin

Yolo

Santa Clara

Contra Costa

San Mateo

Alameda

Orange

Santa Cruz

Los Angeles

Sonoma

San Diego

State Average

Santa Barbara

Ventura

Riverside

San Luis Obispo

Sacramento

Nevada

Napa

Mono

Monterey

Humboldt

Placer

Solano

Calaveras

El Dorado

Tuolumne

San Bernardino

Plumas

Mendocino

Inyo

Trinity

San Benito

Siskiyou

San Joaquin

Butte

Shasta

Imperial

Del Norte

Amador

Mariposa

Sutter

Fresno

Tulare

Merced

Stanislaus

Tehama

Madera

Kern

Colusa

Kings

Yuba

Lassen

Lake

Sierra

Modoc

Glenn

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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