College of the Sequoias

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,288
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$2,437
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
14.2%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
12,571
40.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
31.9%
539 Graduates

About

College of the Sequoias is a higher education institution located in Tulare County, CA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of the Sequoias were N/A.

In 2020, 2,765 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Sequoias. 62.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,830 degrees), 2.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (647 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Sequoias is $1,288, which is $−6,692 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Sequoias is $1,288, which is $−6,692 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,437.

In 2020, 66% of undergraduate students attending College of the Sequoias received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,288
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at College of the Sequoias was $1,288. The cost of tuition at College of the Sequoias is $−6,692 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$2,437
2020 Value
7.64%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 College of the Sequoias had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,437. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of College of the Sequoias grew by 7.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,779
Room and Board
$1,917
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Sequoias was of $13,779 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,917. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

66% of undergraduate students at College of the Sequoias received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.49% with respect to 2019, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
14.2%
2018 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at College of the Sequoias was 14.2%, which represents 20 out of the 141 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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College of the Sequoias has a total enrollment of 12,571 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Sequoias is 5,129 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,442. This means that 40.8% of students enrolled at College of the Sequoias are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of the Sequoias, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.9% Hispanic or Latino, 20% White, 3.48% Asian, 2.92% Two or More Races, 1.92% Black or African American, 0.366% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0716% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of the Sequoias in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (42.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (28.3%) and White Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Sequoias, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,571 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Sequoias is 5,129 and the part-time enrollment is 7,442. This means that 40.8% of students enrolled at College of the Sequoias are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at College of the Sequoias was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), College of the Sequoias had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    8,667
  2. White
    2,516
  3. Asian
    438

The enrolled student population at College of the Sequoias is 68.9% Hispanic or Latino, 20% White, 3.48% Asian, 2.92% Two or More Races, 1.92% Black or African American, 0.366% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0716% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 278 students (2.21%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 693 more women than men received degrees from College of the Sequoias. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at College of the Sequoias is hispanic or latino (1,830 degrees awarded). There were 2.83 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (647 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of the Sequoias is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of the Sequoias, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (331 degrees awarded), Agriculture (67 degrees), and Protective Services (236 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Sequoias are Elementary & middle school teachers (161,879 people), Police officers (127,951 people), Other managers (103,276 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (56,590 people), and Postsecondary teachers (55,656 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Sequoias are Human Sciences (331 degrees awarded), Agriculture (67 degrees), Protective Services (236 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (909 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (51 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Sequoias are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Sales engineers

The most specialized majors at College of the Sequoias are Human Sciences (331 degrees awarded), Agriculture (67 degrees), Protective Services (236 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (909 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (51 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Sequoias are Justice, public order, & safety activities (316,324 people), Elementary & secondary schools (315,988 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (138,482 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (93,161 people), and Legal services (63,088 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Sequoias are Human Sciences (331 degrees awarded), Agriculture (67 degrees), Protective Services (236 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (909 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (51 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by College of the Sequoias.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of the Sequoias was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,036
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,729
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,036 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Sequoias, which is 0.599 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,729).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 287 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Sequoias in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.485 times less than the 592 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 592 degrees were awarded to women at College of the Sequoias in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.06 times more than the 287 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 9% of students graduating from College of the Sequoias completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of the Sequoias is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.371% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,830 degrees awarded
  2. White
    647 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    119 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Sequoias is hispanic or latino (1,830 degrees awarded). There were 2.83 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (647 degrees).

0.832% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,169 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    661 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    387 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at College of the Sequoias is hispanic or latino female (1,169 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (661 degrees).

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College of the Sequoias has an endowment valued at nearly $10.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $804k (7.45%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, College of the Sequoias had a total salary expenditure of $140M. College of the Sequoias employs 201 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at College of the Sequoias are Female Instructors (106), Male Instructors(95), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Sequoias are: Office and Administrative Support, with 89 employees, Service, with 47 employees, and Management with 46 employees.

Endowment

$10.8M
2020 Endowment
2.25%
growth from 2019

College of the Sequoias has an endowment valued at about $10.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Sequoias grew 2.25% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.37M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, College of the Sequoias received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$50.6M
2020 Salaries
8.03%
growth from 2019

In 2020, College of the Sequoias paid a median of $50.6M in salaries, which represents 36.2% of their overall expenditure ($140M) and a 8.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.55% growth from 2018 and a 5.54% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.4M
Instructional Salaries
201
Number of Employees

In 2020, College of the Sequoias paid a total of $19.4M to 201 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
201 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
89 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Sequoias were Instructor with 201 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Sequoias were Office and Administrative Support with 89 employees; Service with 47 employees; and Management with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of the Sequoias was Female Instructor with 106 employees, and Male Instructor with 95 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at College of the Sequoias.

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