College of the Sequoias (123217)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,288
2022 Average Net Price
$2,338
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
9.32%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
13,170
37.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
31.1%
530 Graduates

About

College of the Sequoias (123217) is a higher education institution located in Tulare County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at College of the Sequoias (123217) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (590 degrees awarded), General Psychology (129 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (120 degrees).

In 2022, 2,719 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of the Sequoias (123217). 58.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,906 degrees), 3.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (519 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of the Sequoias (123217) is $1,288, which is $−6,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at College of the Sequoias (123217) is $1,288, which is $−6,824 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,338.

In 2022, 85% of undergraduate students attending College of the Sequoias (123217) received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$1,288
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at College of the Sequoias (123217) was $1,288. The cost of tuition at College of the Sequoias (123217) is $−6,824 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$2,338
2022 Value
55.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 College of the Sequoias (123217) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,338. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of College of the Sequoias (123217) grew by 55.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,939
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of the Sequoias (123217) was of $16,939 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 22.9% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 37.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

85% of undergraduate students at College of the Sequoias (123217) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 39.3% with respect to 2021, when 61% 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.
9.32%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at College of the Sequoias (123217) was 9.32%, which represents 11 out of the 118 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

College of the Sequoias (123217) had a total enrollment of 13,170 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at College of the Sequoias (123217) is 4,903 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,267. This means that 37.2% of students enrolled at College of the Sequoias (123217) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of the Sequoias (123217), both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.2% Hispanic or Latino, 18.8% White, 3.26% Asian, 3.13% Two or More Races, 1.74% Black or African American, 0.364% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0987% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of the Sequoias (123217) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (40.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (31.8%) and White Female (10.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of the Sequoias (123217) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,170 students. The full-time enrollment at College of the Sequoias (123217) is 4,903 and the part-time enrollment is 8,267. This means that 37.2% of students enrolled at College of the Sequoias (123217) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2022 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 (123217) was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), College of the Sequoias (123217) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    9,378 enrolled students
  2. White
    2,480 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    429 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at College of the Sequoias (123217) is 71.2% Hispanic or Latino, 18.8% White, 3.26% Asian, 3.13% Two or More Races, 1.74% Black or African American, 0.364% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0987% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 169 students (1.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 459 more women than men received degrees from College of the Sequoias (123217). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at College of the Sequoias (123217) is hispanic or latino (1,906 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (519 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at College of the Sequoias (123217) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (590 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (129 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (120 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at College of the Sequoias (123217), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (378 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (255 degrees), and Construction (57 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of the Sequoias (123217) are Police officers (133,175 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (111,900 people), Other managers (83,252 people), Construction managers (43,460 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (41,575 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Sequoias (123217) in 2022 are Human Sciences (378 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (255 degrees), Construction (57 degrees), Protective Services (193 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (622 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (123217) are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at College of the Sequoias (123217) are Human Sciences (378 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (255 degrees), Construction (57 degrees), Protective Services (193 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (622 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (123217) are Justice, public order, & safety activities (317,478 people), Elementary & secondary schools (237,280 people), Construction (116,121 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (73,597 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (69,942 people).

The most specialized majors at College of the Sequoias (123217) are Human Sciences (378 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (255 degrees), Construction (57 degrees), Protective Services (193 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (622 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (123217).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 590 degrees awarded
  2. 129 degrees awarded
  3. 120 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at College of the Sequoias (123217) was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 590 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,130
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,589
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,130 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Sequoias (123217), which is 0.711 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,589).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 182 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Sequoias (123217) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.446 times less than the 408 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 408 degrees were awarded to men at College of the Sequoias (123217) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.24 times more than the 182 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 16% of students graduating from College of the Sequoias (123217) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (38.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at College of the Sequoias (123217) is Female and White (38.4% graduation rate). Across all 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.

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, 2.64% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,906 degrees awarded
  2. White
    519 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of the Sequoias (123217) is hispanic or latino (1,906 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (519 degrees).

1.25% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,122 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    784 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    308 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at College of the Sequoias (123217) is hispanic or latino female (1,122 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (784 degrees).

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Operations

College of the Sequoias (123217) has an endowment valued at nearly $16.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 567k (3.46%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, College of the Sequoias (123217) had a total salary expenditure of 167M. College of the Sequoias (123217) employs 195 Instructors. Most academics at College of the Sequoias (123217) are Female Instructor (102), and Male Instructor (93).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Sequoias (123217) are: Service, with 77 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 72 employees, and Management with 50 employees.

Endowment

$16.4M
2022 Endowment
12.2%
growth from 2021

College of the Sequoias (123217) has an endowment valued at about $16.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of College of the Sequoias (123217) grew 12.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.2M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$54.4M
2022 Salaries
4.66%
growth from 2021

In 2022, College of the Sequoias (123217) paid a median of $54.4M in salaries, which represents 32.6% of their overall expenditure ($167M) and a 4.66% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$22.7M
Instructional Salaries
195
Number of Employees

In 2022, College of the Sequoias (123217) paid a total of $22.7M to 195 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
195 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
77 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of the Sequoias (123217) was Instructor with 195 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of the Sequoias (123217) were Service with 77 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 72 employees, and Management with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of the Sequoias (123217) was Female Instructor with 102 employees, and Male Instructor with 93 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at College of the Sequoias (123217).

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