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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1990 College-Going Rates to California State University

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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18% - Glenn County: 17.2% Colusa County: 15.0% San Francisco County: 14.3% Mono County: 13.3% Butte County: 12.9% Santa Clara County: 12.2% Humboldt County: 12.0% Fresno County: 11.5% Alameda County: 11.0% Los Angeles County: 10.8% Marin County: 10.7% San Mateo County: 10.5% Nevada County: 10.1% Orange County: 10.1% El Dorado County: 10.1% Yolo County: 9.6% Tehama County: 9.3% State Average: 9.2% San Benito County: 9.2% Napa County: 8.6% San Diego County: 8.5% Contra Costa County: 8.4% Plumas County: 8.4% San Bernardino County: 7.9% Trinity County: 7.6% Mendocino County: 7.6% Sonoma County: 7.5% Madera County: 7.4% Mariposa County: 7.4% Sacramento County: 7.2% Placer County: 7.2% Lake County: 7.1% Santa Cruz County: 7.1% Solano County: 7.0% Monterey County: 6.8% Kern County: 6.8% Sutter County: 6.8% Tuolumne County: 6.7% Stanislaus County: 6.4% Amador County: 6.2% Inyo County: 6.2% Siskiyou County: 6.0% Del Norte County: 6.0% Modoc County: 5.9% Ventura County: 5.8% Merced County: 5.7% Kings County: 5.7% Lassen County: 5.6% Tulare County: 5.5% San Luis Obispo County: 5.4% Riverside County: 5.4% Calaveras County: 5.4% San Joaquin County: 5.1% Santa Barbara County: 4.4% Shasta County: 4.2% Imperial County: 3.8% Yuba County: 3.7% Alpine County: 0.0% Sierra County: 0.0%  
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Glenn

Colusa

San Francisco

Mono

Butte

Santa Clara

Humboldt

Fresno

Alameda

Los Angeles

Marin

San Mateo

Nevada

Orange

El Dorado

Yolo

Tehama

State Average

San Benito

Napa

San Diego

Contra Costa

Plumas

San Bernardino

Trinity

Mendocino

Sonoma

Madera

Mariposa

Sacramento

Placer

Lake

Santa Cruz

Solano

Monterey

Kern

Sutter

Tuolumne

Stanislaus

Amador

Inyo

Siskiyou

Del Norte

Modoc

Ventura

Merced

Kings

Lassen

Tulare

San Luis Obispo

Riverside

Calaveras

San Joaquin

Santa Barbara

Shasta

Imperial

Yuba

Alpine

Sierra

 
 
Legend - State Average State Average

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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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