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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1994 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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22% - Mono County: 20.0% San Francisco County: 19.2% Glenn County: 15.1% Fresno County: 10.7% San Benito County: 9.5% Colusa County: 9.3% Butte County: 9.1% Alameda County: 8.9% Nevada County: 8.5% Placer County: 8.5% Marin County: 8.5% Humboldt County: 8.4% Santa Cruz County: 8.3% Los Angeles County: 8.2% Santa Clara County: 7.9% Yolo County: 7.8% San Luis Obispo County: 7.7% Sacramento County: 7.7% Sonoma County: 7.6% Tuolumne County: 7.4% State Average: 7.4% San Diego County: 7.4% Contra Costa County: 7.4% Madera County: 7.2% San Mateo County: 7.2% Tehama County: 7.0% Monterey County: 6.9% Orange County: 6.9% Napa County: 6.8% Stanislaus County: 6.7% Kings County: 6.7% Merced County: 6.5% Plumas County: 6.5% Solano County: 6.4% Kern County: 6.3% San Bernardino County: 6.2% Mendocino County: 5.7% Siskiyou County: 5.4% San Joaquin County: 5.4% El Dorado County: 5.2% Amador County: 5.2% Sutter County: 5.2% Inyo County: 5.1% Calaveras County: 4.7% Tulare County: 4.3% Santa Barbara County: 4.2% Ventura County: 4.1% Riverside County: 4.1% Yuba County: 4.0% Imperial County: 4.0% Lake County: 4.0% Del Norte County: 3.5% Mariposa County: 3.4% Shasta County: 3.4% Lassen County: 2.8% Sierra County: 2.2% Modoc County: 1.6% Trinity County: 1.4% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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11% -
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Mono

San Francisco

Glenn

Fresno

San Benito

Colusa

Butte

Alameda

Nevada

Placer

Marin

Humboldt

Santa Cruz

Los Angeles

Santa Clara

Yolo

San Luis Obispo

Sacramento

Sonoma

Tuolumne

State Average

San Diego

Contra Costa

Madera

San Mateo

Tehama

Monterey

Orange

Napa

Stanislaus

Kings

Merced

Plumas

Solano

Kern

San Bernardino

Mendocino

Siskiyou

San Joaquin

El Dorado

Amador

Sutter

Inyo

Calaveras

Tulare

Santa Barbara

Ventura

Riverside

Yuba

Imperial

Lake

Del Norte

Mariposa

Shasta

Lassen

Sierra

Modoc

Trinity

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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