Factbook - Student Outcomes

Student Success Rates in Credit Courses 2012 – 2017, by Instructional Method

Fall Semester Success Rates
Instruction Method Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Internet Courses 58.4% 60.8% 61.2% 70.3% 66.0%
Traditional Courses 74.7% 75.3% 80.5% 82.2% 79.9%
Video Conference Courses 68.6% 62.8% 75.3% 73.3% 66.3%
Student Success Rate 2012-2017 for Credit Courses, by Instructional Method
Data collected from the California Community College Chancellor's Office Datamart.
Spring Semester Success Rates
Instruction Method Spring 2013 Spring 2014 Spring 2015 Spring 2016 Spring 2017
Internet Courses 65.3% 60.7% 62.4% 64.4% 67.3%
Traditional Courses 77.6% 75.4% 79.9% 83.1% 84.6%
Video Conference Courses 71.4% 79.8% 71.3% 74.0% 69.5%
Student Success Rate 2012-2017 for Credit Courses, by Instructional Method
Data collected from the California Community College Chancellor's Office Datamart.

Transfer Rates within 2/4/6 Years for 2006 – 2010 Cohorts
Years (Cohort) Transfer within two years Transfer within four years Transfer within six years
2006 - 2007 Cohort 3.8% 25.1% 31.7%
2007 - 2008 Cohort 4.8% 24.5% 29.8%
2008 - 2009 Cohort 4.7% 21.4% 29.3%
2009 - 2010 Cohort 4.7% 29.8% 36.9%
2010 - 2011 Cohort 3.5% 17.7% 27.6%
Transfer Rates within 2/4/6 Years for 2006 – 2010 Cohorts
Data collected from the California Community College Chancellor's Office Datamart. Percentages calculated based on reported cohort size and number of transfers.
COS Student Transfer Destinations 2007-2016
Years CSU Campuses UC Campuses Out-of-State Institutions* In-State Private Institutions
2007-2008 47 4 83 21
2008-2009 53 7 84 36
2009-2010 33 6 81 20
2010-2011 29 7 88 23
2011-2012 35 5 96 24
2012-2013 31 5 86 20
2013-2014 36 8 106 17
2014-2015 21 NULL^ 86 19
2015-2016 25 0 80 18

* COS maintains a reciprocity agreement with Southern Oregon University where eligible students pay in-state tuition.
^ Per UC reporting policies, years with fewer than five applicants or three enrolled students are masked.

Transfer Destinations 2007 – 2015
Data collected from the California Community College Chancellor’s Office Datamart, University of California Infocenter, and CSU Analytic Studies.

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