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College of the Sequoias Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about College of the Sequoias. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, 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?

2022 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 274 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health and medical assisting services.

Overall Quality

College of the Sequoias landed the #1,444 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

College of the Sequoias also holds the #160 spot on the Best Colleges in California ranking.

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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

At College of the Sequoias, the student to faculty ratio is 31 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 46%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  46 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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College of the Sequoias Undergraduate Student Diversity

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?

The overall average net price of College of the Sequoias is $1,116. 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.

The student loan default rate at College of the Sequoias is 18.5%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from College of the Sequoias make about $27,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. 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

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
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 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 2019-2020, 4,405 students took at least one online class at College of the Sequoias. This is an increase from the 3,712 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 4,405 839
2018-2019 3,712 686
2017-2018 2,472 460
2016-2017 2,801 560
2015-2016 2,245 486

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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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