California College San Diego

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,600
13.8% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$22,819
After Financial Aid
2017 Default Rate
12.1%
on Student Loans
2020 Enrolled Students
135
100% Full-Time

About

California College San Diego is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2020, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at California College San Diego were General Business Administration & Management (18 degrees awarded), Medical Assistant (11 degrees), and Computer Science (10 degrees).

In 2020, 66 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California College San Diego. 39.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 60.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (28 degrees), 1.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California College San Diego is $16,600, which is $4,636 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2020, the median undergraduate tuition at California College San Diego is $16,600

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,819.

In 2020, 83% of undergraduate students attending California College San Diego received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,600
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at California College San Diego was $16,600.

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Average Net Price

$22,819
2020 Value
7.85%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 California College San Diego had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,819. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of California College San Diego grew by 7.85%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
50%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at California College San Diego received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.19% with respect to 2019, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
12.1%
2017 Default Rate
80
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at California College San Diego was 12.1%, which represents 80 out of the 661 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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Enrollment

California College San Diego had a total enrollment of 135 students in 2020. The full-time enrollment at California College San Diego is 135 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at California College San Diego are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at California College San Diego, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.2% Hispanic or Latino, 27.4% White, 8.89% Black or African American, 6.67% Two or More Races, 5.19% Asian, and 3.7% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at California College San Diego in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (22.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20%) and White Male (18.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California College San Diego in 2020, both undergraduate and graduate, is 135 students. The full-time enrollment at California College San Diego is 135 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at California College San Diego are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 California College San Diego was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), California College San Diego had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2020)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    57 enrolled students
  2. White
    37 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    12 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at California College San Diego is 42.2% Hispanic or Latino, 27.4% White, 8.89% Black or African American, 6.67% Two or More Races, 5.19% Asian, and 3.7% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 14 fewer women than men received degrees from California College San Diego. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at California College San Diego is hispanic or latino (28 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at California College San Diego is General Business Administration & Management (18 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Assistant (11 degrees) and Computer Science (10 degrees).

In 2020,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at California College San Diego, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (28 degrees awarded), Business (27 degrees), and Health (11 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California College San Diego are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at California College San Diego in 2020 are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (28 degrees awarded), Business (27 degrees), and Health (11 degrees) (as of 2020).

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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 California College San Diego are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at California College San Diego are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (28 degrees awarded), Business (27 degrees), and Health (11 degrees) (as of 2020).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California College San Diego are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at California College San Diego are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (28 degrees awarded), Business (27 degrees), and Health (11 degrees) (as of 2020).

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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 California College San Diego.
Most Common (2020)
  1. 18 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2020, the most common associates degree concentration at California College San Diego was General Business Administration & Management with 18 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

40
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
26
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 40 degrees were awarded to men at California College San Diego, which is 1.54 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (26).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 18 degrees were awarded to men at California College San Diego in Computer Science, which is 4.5 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 12 degrees were awarded to men at California College San Diego in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.8 times less than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2020 at California College San Diego is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2020)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    28 degrees awarded
  2. White
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California College San Diego is hispanic or latino (28 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (17 degrees).

4.55% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2020)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    17 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    11 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at California College San Diego is hispanic or latino male (17 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (11 degrees).

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Operations

California College San Diego employs 4 No academic ranks. Most academics at California College San Diego are Male No academic rank (2), and Female No academic rank (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at California College San Diego are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 5 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 4 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$1.78M
2020 Salaries
2.7%
decline from 2019

In 2020, California College San Diego paid a median of $1.78M in salaries, a 2.7% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$288k
Instructional Salaries
4
Number of Employees

In 2020, California College San Diego paid a total of $288k to 4 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
4 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
5 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at California College San Diego was No academic rank with 4 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at California College San Diego were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2020)
  1. Male No academic rank
  2. Female No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at California College San Diego was Male No academic rank with 2 employees, and Female No academic rank with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at California College San Diego.

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