2022 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Golden West College is 41.28% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. 459 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,112 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) where the average graduation rate of the schools is 32.00%.
The transfer-out rate is 8.18% that is lower (small number of students transferred-out) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. The retention rate (full-time students) is 69% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

Next table summarizes the outcome measures with number of students at Golden West College. 459 students have completed and 91 students have transferred out to other institute. In addition, 156 students still enrolled and 406 students have left the school before completing program.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalMenWomen
Total (Candidates)1,112544568
Completers459
(41.28%)
192
(35.29%)
267
(47.01%)
Transfer-out91
(8.18%)
48
(8.82%)
43
(7.57%)
Still Enrolled156
(14.03%)
78
(14.34%)
78
(13.73%)
No Longer Enrolled406
(36.51%)
226
(41.54%)
180
(31.69%)

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

Below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by program length and completion time. The number in parenthesis is graduation rate. The numbers and rate for the 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and rate for that period. For example, 28 students have completed in 2 years and additional 46 students have completed in 3rd year (for less than 2 years programs).
Graduation Rate by Completion Time
TotalMenWomen
150% normal time (Overall)459
(41.28%)
192
(35.29%)
267
(47.01%)
150% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)46
(4.14%)
15
(2.76%)
31
(5.46%)
150% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)413
(37.14%)
177
(32.54%)
236
(41.55%)
100% normal time (Overall)169
(15.20%)
- -
100% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)28
(2.52%)
- -
100% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)141
(12.68%)
- -

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total41.28% (459/1,112) 35.29% (192/544) 47.01% (267/568)
Asian55.21% (143/259) 42.65% (58/136) 69.11% (85/123)
Black (Non-Hispanic)11.76% (2/17) 13.33% (2/15) 0.00% (0/2)
Hispanic28.22% (114/404) 23.20% (45/194) 32.86% (69/210)
White47.99% (131/273) 49.61% (64/129) 46.53% (67/144)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander25.00% (2/8) 40.00% (2/5) 0.00% (0/3)
Two or More Race49.12% (28/57) 38.10% (8/21) 55.56% (20/36)
Unknown100.00% (1/1) 100.00% (1/1) - (0/0)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity