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College-Going Rates by Ethnicity and Gender from Public Schools

1992 College-Going Rates to Public Colleges and Universities

This table breaks down college-going rates by ethnicity and gender.

College-going rates were calculated by dividing the number of entering students for each ethnicity and gender, by the total number of graduates for each ethnicity/gender combination. 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. First-time students counts include full- and part-time students and credit and non-credit students.

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.

Ethnicity data is collected separately by K-12 schools and higher education institutions. Consequently, college-going rates may be affected by variations in reporting of ethnicity.

Click on an Ethnicity or Gender label to see a chart of the trend of college-going rates over time.

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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  High School
Graduates
First-Time Students College-Going Rate
Ethnicity Gender Public UC CSU CCC Total UC CSU CCC Total
Asian/Pacific Islander Men 14,046 2,605 1,537 4,751 8,893 18.5% 10.9% 33.8% 63.3%
  Women 13,708 2,533 1,785 4,060 8,378 18.5% 13.0% 29.6% 61.1%
  Total 27,754 5,138 3,322 8,811 17,271 18.5% 12.0% 31.7% 62.2%
Black Men 8,129 204 469 3,031 3,704 2.5% 5.8% 37.3% 45.6%
  Women 9,527 421 1,012 3,381 4,814 4.4% 10.6% 35.5% 50.5%
  Total 17,656 625 1,481 6,412 8,518 3.5% 8.4% 36.3% 48.2%
Filipino Men 3,522 262 347 1,837 2,446 7.4% 9.9% 52.2% 69.4%
  Women 3,645 346 467 1,941 2,754 9.5% 12.8% 53.3% 75.6%
  Total 7,167 608 814 3,778 5,200 8.5% 11.4% 52.7% 72.6%
Latino Men 32,135 867 1,686 10,289 12,842 2.7% 5.2% 32.0% 40.0%
  Women 34,064 1,185 2,259 11,350 14,794 3.5% 6.6% 33.3% 43.4%
  Total 66,199 2,052 3,945 21,639 27,636 3.1% 6.0% 32.7% 41.7%
Native American Men 1,011 71 57 532 660 7.0% 5.6% 52.6% 65.3%
  Women 1,101 73 86 560 719 6.6% 7.8% 50.9% 65.3%
  Total 2,112 144 143 1,092 1,379 6.8% 6.8% 51.7% 65.3%
White Men 61,307 3,285 3,083 20,551 26,919 5.4% 5.0% 33.5% 43.9%
  Women 62,399 3,455 4,029 21,302 28,786 5.5% 6.5% 34.1% 46.1%
  Total 123,706 6,740 7,112 41,853 55,705 5.4% 5.7% 33.8% 45.0%
Statewide Totals Men 120,150 7,294 7,179 40,991 55,464 6.1% 6.0% 34.1% 46.2%
  Women 124,444 8,013 9,638 42,594 60,245 6.4% 7.7% 34.2% 48.4%
  Total 244,594 15,307 16,817 83,585 115,709 6.3% 6.9% 34.2% 47.3%
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