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College of the Sequoias Data & Information Overview

151 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
14% Student Loan Default Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on College of the Sequoias, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more.
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How Well Is College of the Sequoias Ranked?

#1,535 Best Colleges in Nation
#149 Best Colleges in CA
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

College of the Sequoias was awarded 151 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health & medical assisting services.

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Overall Quality

College of the Sequoias is ranked #1,535 out of 2,238 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when College of the Sequoias held the #1,729 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

College of the Sequoias is also ranked #149 out of 170 schools in California.

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Is It Hard to Get Into College of the Sequoias?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Since College of the Sequoias has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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College of the Sequoias Faculty

27 to 1 Student to Faculty
40% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At College of the Sequoias, the student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at College of the Sequoias is 40%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  40 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of the Sequoias

64% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at College of the Sequoias is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100

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College of the Sequoias Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,129 Full-Time Undergraduates
79.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
59.6% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 12,571 undergraduates at College of the Sequoias with 5,129 being full-time and 7,442 being part-time.

How Much Does College of the Sequoias Cost?

$1,222 Net Price
$33,136 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of College of the Sequoias is $1,222. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for College of the Sequoias

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$501 $1,289 $3,386 $4,774 $8,441

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of College of the Sequoias, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

The student loan default rate at College of the Sequoias is 14.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do College of the Sequoias Graduates Make?

$33,538 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from College of the Sequoias make around $33,538 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 21% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of College of the Sequoias

California State
5,129 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
Located in Visalia, California, College of the Sequoias is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for College of the Sequoias are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 915 S. Mooney Blvd, Visalia, CA 93277-2214
Phone: 559-730-3700

College of the Sequoias Majors

60 Majors With Completions
2,524 Undergraduate Degrees
Learn more about the majors offered at College of the Sequoias along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at College of the Sequoias

75% Take At Least One Class Online
39% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 8,926 students took at least one online class at College of the Sequoias. This is an increase from the 4,405 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 8,926 4,594
2019-2020 4,405 839
2018-2019 3,712 686
2017-2018 2,472 460
2016-2017 2,801 560

Learn more about online learning at College of the Sequoias.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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