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California

Strategic Measures

What is the state's performance in regard to its two-year public colleges, based on seven strategic performance measures?

Strategic Measure Outcome National Rank Among
All States
Trend
Graduation + transfer rate 39.0 % # 20
First-year retention rate 88.4 % # 2
Cost per student (FTE) $7,991 # 42
Cost per completion $64,670 # 10
Completions per 100 FTE students 12 # 51
Cost of attrition * $92.0m N/A
Student loan default rate 15.5 % # 20

* Amount spent by the colleges to educate first-year degree-seeking students (first-time, full-time) who did not begin a second year.