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College-Going Rates by County from Public Schools Charts

1993 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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65% - Santa Cruz County: 61.2% San Francisco County: 58.7% Mono County: 55.9% Alameda County: 55.5% Santa Clara County: 54.9% San Joaquin County: 54.7% Orange County: 54.5% San Luis Obispo County: 54.2% Sacramento County: 54.0% Sonoma County: 53.5% San Mateo County: 53.1% Placer County: 51.9% Contra Costa County: 50.9% Marin County: 50.2% Fresno County: 49.6% Ventura County: 49.6% San Diego County: 49.4% Santa Barbara County: 48.6% Humboldt County: 48.6% San Benito County: 47.2% State Average: 47.1% El Dorado County: 46.9% Yolo County: 46.6% Los Angeles County: 46.1% Tulare County: 45.9% Tuolumne County: 45.6% Butte County: 44.2% Madera County: 43.3% Imperial County: 43.2% Napa County: 42.7% Stanislaus County: 42.4% Kings County: 42.1% Mendocino County: 41.4% Nevada County: 40.9% Tehama County: 40.8% Shasta County: 40.6% Solano County: 40.4% Inyo County: 38.8% Sutter County: 38.1% Lake County: 37.7% Monterey County: 37.3% Yuba County: 37.0% Kern County: 36.7% San Bernardino County: 35.8% Amador County: 35.1% Colusa County: 35.0% Merced County: 34.4% Calaveras County: 33.9% Plumas County: 33.8% Glenn County: 31.9% Trinity County: 30.9% Del Norte County: 30.9% Sierra County: 28.8% Lassen County: 26.5% Riverside County: 26.4% Mariposa County: 26.2% Siskiyou County: 24.1% Modoc County: 18.1% Alpine County: 0.0%  
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Santa Cruz

San Francisco

Mono

Alameda

Santa Clara

San Joaquin

Orange

San Luis Obispo

Sacramento

Sonoma

San Mateo

Placer

Contra Costa

Marin

Fresno

Ventura

San Diego

Santa Barbara

Humboldt

San Benito

State Average

El Dorado

Yolo

Los Angeles

Tulare

Tuolumne

Butte

Madera

Imperial

Napa

Stanislaus

Kings

Mendocino

Nevada

Tehama

Shasta

Solano

Inyo

Sutter

Lake

Monterey

Yuba

Kern

San Bernardino

Amador

Colusa

Merced

Calaveras

Plumas

Glenn

Trinity

Del Norte

Sierra

Lassen

Riverside

Mariposa

Siskiyou

Modoc

Alpine

 
 
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* Alpine County has no high schools.

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