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College of the Sequoias Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on College of the Sequoias? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors College of the Sequoias offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is College of the Sequoias Ranked?

2021 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 11 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

College of the Sequoias was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into College of the Sequoias?

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

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At College of the Sequoias, this rate is 29 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 44%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  44 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at College of the Sequoias

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 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at College of the Sequoias

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 12,815 undergraduates at College of the Sequoias with 5,489 being full-time and 7,326 being part-time.

College of the Sequoias Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

College of the Sequoias scored 46.43 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  46.43 out of 100
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How Much Does College of the Sequoias Cost?

The overall average net price of College of the Sequoias is $1,197. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At College of the Sequoias, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $6,196 a year. That adds up to $24,784 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at College of the Sequoias is 23.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do College of the Sequoias Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from College of the Sequoias make around $27,400 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 31% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of College of the Sequoias

College of the Sequoias is a public institution situated in Visalia, California. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of College of the Sequoias

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
Website: www.cos.edu

College of the Sequoias Majors

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

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 2,472 students took at least one online class at College of the Sequoias. This is a decrease from the 2,801 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,472 460
2016-2017 2,801 560
2015-2016 2,245 486
2014-2015 2,300 458
2013-2014 2,020 400

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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