San Diego City College (122339)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
2022 Average Net Price
$6,933
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
12,144
13.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
23.6%
180 Graduates

About

San Diego City College (122339) is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at San Diego City College (122339) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (197 degrees awarded), Substance Abuse Counseling (37 degrees), and General Cosmetology (28 degrees).

In 2022, 1,396 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at San Diego City College (122339). 62% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (770 degrees), 2.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (330 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at San Diego City College (122339) is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at San Diego City College (122339) is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,933.

In 2022, 37% of undergraduate students attending San Diego City College (122339) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at San Diego City College (122339) was $1,104. The cost of tuition at San Diego City College (122339) is $−7,008 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,933
2022 Value
17.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 San Diego City College (122339) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,933. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of San Diego City College (122339) grew by 17.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,254
Room and Board
$1,126
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at San Diego City College (122339) was of $17,254 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 9.17% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,126. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 42.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

37% of undergraduate students at San Diego City College (122339) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 7.5% with respect to 2021, when 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

San Diego City College (122339) had a total enrollment of 12,144 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at San Diego City College (122339) is 1,690 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,454. This means that 13.9% of students enrolled at San Diego City College (122339) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at San Diego City College (122339), both undergraduate and graduate, is 48% Hispanic or Latino, 22.2% White, 11.9% Asian, 9.56% Black or African American, 6.41% Two or More Races, 0.371% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.198% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at San Diego City College (122339) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (35%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (25.7%) and White Male (9.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

13.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at San Diego City College (122339) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,144 students. The full-time enrollment at San Diego City College (122339) is 1,690 and the part-time enrollment is 10,454. This means that 13.9% of students enrolled at San Diego City College (122339) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 San Diego City College (122339) was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), San Diego City College (122339) 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
    5,826 enrolled students
  2. White
    2,699 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,451 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at San Diego City College (122339) is 48% Hispanic or Latino, 22.2% White, 11.9% Asian, 9.56% Black or African American, 6.41% Two or More Races, 0.371% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.198% American Indian or Alaska Native. 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, 142 students (1.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 336 more women than men received degrees from San Diego City College (122339). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at San Diego City College (122339) is hispanic or latino (770 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (330 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at San Diego City College (122339) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (197 degrees awarded), followed by Substance Abuse Counseling (37 degrees) and General Cosmetology (28 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at San Diego City College (122339), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (89 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (392 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at San Diego City College (122339) are Social workers, all other (172,692 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (151,345 people), Other managers (95,815 people), Registered nurses (51,246 people), and Education administrators (48,936 people).

The most specialized majors at San Diego City College (122339) in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (89 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (392 degrees), Human Sciences (39 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (69 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 San Diego City College (122339) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at San Diego City College (122339) are Public Administration and Social Service (89 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (392 degrees), Human Sciences (39 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 San Diego City College (122339) are Elementary & secondary schools (346,992 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (176,090 people), Individual & family services (134,136 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (115,833 people), and Outpatient care centers (91,058 people).

The most specialized majors at San Diego City College (122339) are Public Administration and Social Service (89 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (12 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (392 degrees), Human Sciences (39 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (69 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 San Diego City College (122339).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 101 degrees awarded
  2. 97 degrees awarded
  3. 95 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at San Diego City College (122339) was Humanistic Studies with 101 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

530
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
866
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 530 degrees were awarded to men at San Diego City College (122339), which is 0.612 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (866).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 99 degrees were awarded to men at San Diego City College (122339) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.516 times less than the 192 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 192 degrees were awarded to men at San Diego City College (122339) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.94 times more than the 99 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 7% of students graduating from San Diego City College (122339) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at San Diego City College (122339) is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% 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, 1.67% of graduates (3 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
    770 degrees awarded
  2. White
    330 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    117 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at San Diego City College (122339) is hispanic or latino (770 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (330 degrees).

1.07% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    516 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    254 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    177 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at San Diego City College (122339) is hispanic or latino female (516 degrees awarded). There were 2.03 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (254 degrees).

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Operations

San Diego City College (122339) employs 154 Instructors. Most academics at San Diego City College (122339) are Female Instructor (96), and Male Instructor (58).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Diego City College (122339) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 121 employees, Management, with 24 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.08M - Federal
  2. $24.1M - State
  3. $845k - Local

As of 2022, San Diego City College (122339) received $2.08M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $24.1M from state grants and contracts, and $845k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$45.4M
2022 Salaries
5.92%
growth from 2021

In 2022, San Diego City College (122339) paid a median of $45.4M in salaries, a 5.92% 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

$15.7M
Instructional Salaries
154
Number of Employees

In 2022, San Diego City College (122339) paid a total of $15.7M to 154 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.6% 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
154 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
121 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at San Diego City College (122339) was Instructor with 154 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at San Diego City College (122339) were Office and Administrative Support with 121 employees, Management with 24 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 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 San Diego City College (122339) was Female Instructor with 96 employees, and Male Instructor with 58 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at San Diego City College (122339).

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