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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1992 College-Going Rates to Any California Public College or 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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60% - Contra Costa County: 59.6% San Francisco County: 59.3% Santa Clara County: 56.5% Alameda County: 56.2% Marin County: 55.8% San Benito County: 55.8% Sonoma County: 55.7% San Diego County: 54.6% Monterey County: 54.2% San Joaquin County: 54.1% San Luis Obispo County: 53.7% San Mateo County: 53.4% Orange County: 52.8% Fresno County: 52.7% Sacramento County: 50.9% Placer County: 50.0% Yuba County: 49.5% Santa Barbara County: 48.2% Los Angeles County: 47.5% State Average: 47.3% El Dorado County: 46.8% Nevada County: 46.6% Humboldt County: 45.5% Merced County: 45.4% Tulare County: 45.4% Yolo County: 45.4% Madera County: 45.3% Napa County: 45.0% Shasta County: 44.2% Sutter County: 43.6% Stanislaus County: 42.5% Kings County: 42.2% Tuolumne County: 42.1% Santa Cruz County: 41.9% Solano County: 41.9% Butte County: 41.5% Lake County: 39.3% Tehama County: 38.9% Kern County: 38.7% Mono County: 38.3% Glenn County: 38.0% Inyo County: 37.6% Mendocino County: 37.6% Mariposa County: 36.3% Calaveras County: 33.3% Riverside County: 32.9% Plumas County: 32.9% Colusa County: 30.5% San Bernardino County: 28.9% Amador County: 27.8% Del Norte County: 26.2% Trinity County: 25.4% Sierra County: 24.4% Siskiyou County: 22.5% Ventura County: 22.3% Modoc County: 22.1% Lassen County: 20.5% Imperial County: 15.2% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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Contra Costa

San Francisco

Santa Clara

Alameda

Marin

San Benito

Sonoma

San Diego

Monterey

San Joaquin

San Luis Obispo

San Mateo

Orange

Fresno

Sacramento

Placer

Yuba

Santa Barbara

Los Angeles

State Average

El Dorado

Nevada

Humboldt

Merced

Tulare

Yolo

Madera

Napa

Shasta

Sutter

Stanislaus

Kings

Tuolumne

Santa Cruz

Solano

Butte

Lake

Tehama

Kern

Mono

Glenn

Inyo

Mendocino

Mariposa

Calaveras

Riverside

Plumas

Colusa

San Bernardino

Amador

Del Norte

Trinity

Sierra

Siskiyou

Ventura

Modoc

Lassen

Imperial

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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