SAC At-A-Glance

SAC Fall Enrollment - Unduplicated Headcount

Semester Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
All 19,028 19,385 17,573 19,499 19,231
Female 11,126   58.5% 11,373   58.7% 10,542   60.0% 11,959   61.3% 12,178   63.3%
Male 7,902   41.5% 8,012   41.3% 7,031   40.0% 7,540   38.7% 7,053   36.7%
Hispanic 11,611   61.0% 11,776   60.7% 10,885   61.9% 12,253   62.8% 12,367   64.3%
African American 1,269   6.7% 1,401   7.2% 1,232   7.0% 1,371   7.0% 1,669   8.7%
Asian 521   2.7% 554   2.9% 509   2.9% 540   2.8% 537   2.8%
White 4,770   25.1% 4,809   24.8% 4,180   23.8% 4,462   22.9% 4,188   21.8%
Multi-racial 597   3.1% 626   3.2% 560   3.2% 664   3.4% 324   1.7%
International 166   0.9% 133   0.7% 120   0.7% 29   0.1% 73   0.4%
AI/NA, NH/OPI 70   0.4% 81   0.4% 66   0.4% 87   0.4% 73   0.4%
Academic 14,255   74.9% 14,475   74.7% 12,626   71.8% 14,063   72.1% 13,196   68.6%
Technical 4,773   25.1% 4,910   25.3% 4,947   28.2% 5,436   27.9% 6,035   31.4%
Semester Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020 Spring 2021
All 18,240 18,571 16348 18,463 17,528
Semester Summer 2017 Summer 2018 Summer 2019 Summer 2020 Summer 2021
All 8,778 8,559 7,631 8,927 6,988
AI/NA: American Indian or Native American.
NH/OPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Please read all named Race Groups as Non-Hispanic

SAC Productive Grade Rate (PGR)

Semester Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
PGR 30,509 /38,821   78.6% 30,587 /38,982   78.5% 30,339 /38,717   78.4% 35,703 /46,320   77.1% 34,063 /43,204   78.8%
Semester Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020 Spring 2021
PGR 33,722 /43,435   77.6% 33,127 /43,247   76.6% 33,163 /42,833   77.4% 35,011 /43,383   80.7% 30,984 /39,055   79.3%
Semester Summer 2017 Summer 2018 Summer 2019 Summer 2020 Summer 2021
PGR 10,877 /12,790   85.0% 10,665 /12,695   84.0% 9,857 /11,663   84.5% 12,232 /14,046   87.1% 9,156 /10,814   84.7%
Productive Grade Rate (PGR) is the percentage of students gaining a grade of A, B, and C out of the students in class on the Census date

SAC Course Completion Rate (CCR)

Semester Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
CCR 35,198 /38,821   90.7% 35,521 /38,982   91.1% 35,198 /38,717   90.9% 42,024 /46,320   90.7% 39,539 /43,204   91.5%
Semester Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020 Spring 2021
CCR 39,139 /43,435   90.1% 38,751 /43,247   89.6% 38,110 /42,833   89.0% 39,525 /43,383   91.1% 35,304 /39,055   90.4%
Semester Summer 2017 Summer 2018 Summer 2019 Summer 2020 Summer 2021
CCR 11,911 /12,790   93.1% 11,827 /12,695   93.2% 10,860 /11,663   93.1% 13,163 /14,046   93.7% 10,058 /10,814   93.0%
Course Completion Rate (CCR): Percentage of students who gained a grade (A, B, C, D, or F) out of the students in class on the Census date. Referred to as Retention at earlier times.

SAC Fall to Fall FTIC Persistence

Fall to Fall Fall 2015 to Fall 2016 Fall 2016 to Fall 2017 Fall 2017 to Fall 2018 Fall 2018 to Fall 2019 Fall 2019 to Fall 2020
FTIC FT 60.7%   375/619 61.5%   414/673 57.9%   477/824 67.2%   653/972 56.9%   874/1,536
FTIC PT 42.1%   832 /1,975 43.7%   802 /1,837 37.2%   753 /2,025 39.5%   633 /1,601 33.7%   586 /1,738
FTIC All 46.6%   1,208/2,594 48.4%   1,216/2,510 43.2%   1,230/2,849 50.0%   1,286/2,573 44.6%   1,460/3,274
First time In College (FTIC): the students who have enrolled at SAC and enrolled at a College or University for the first time. Concurrent High School student enrollments (Dual Credits) are not considered.
Full-Time (FT) Students: Students who enrolled for 12 Semester Credit Hours (SCH) or more in their FTIC semester.
Part-Time (FT) Students: Students who enrolled less than 12 Semester Credit Hours (SCH) in their FTIC semester.
Fall to Fall Persistence for FTICs: Percentage of Fall Semester FTIC students who continue to enroll in the subsequent Fall semester, one year after their initial enrollment.

SAC Fall to Spring FTIC Persistence

Fall to Spring Fall 2015
to Spring 2016
Fall 2016
to Spring 2017
Fall 2017
to Spring 2018
Fall 2018
to Spring 2019
Fall 2019
to Spring 2020
Fall 2020
to Spring 2021
FTIC FT 81.7%     506/619 80.8%     544/673 82.3%     678/824 84.0%     816/972 83.7%     1,286/1,536 80.1%     892/1,114
FTIC PT 59.5%     1,175/1,975 61.7%     1,133/1,837 59.5%     1,205/2,025 56.4%     903/1,601 53.8%     935/1,738 48.0%     904/1,884
FTIC All 64.8%     1,681/2,594 66.8%     1,677/2,510 66.1%     1,883/2,849 66.8%     1,719/2,573 67.8%     2,221/3,274 59.9%     1,796/2,998
First time In College (FTIC): the students who have enrolled at SAC and enrolled at a College or University for the first time. Concurrent High School student enrollments (Dual Credits) are not considered.
Full-Time (FT) Students: Students who enrolled for 12 Semester Credit Hours (SCH) or more in their FTIC semester.
Part-Time (FT) Students: Students who enrolled less than 12 Semester Credit Hours (SCH) in their FTIC semester.
Fall to Spring Persistence for FTICs: Percentage of Fall Semester FTIC students who continue to enroll in the next major semester, which is the Spring semester.

SAC 3-Year Graduation Rate of Fall Semester FTIC Cohort

Fall Cohort Fall 2013
(AY2014 - AY2016)
Fall 2014
(AY2015 - AY2017)
Fall 2015
(AY2016 - AY2018)
Fall 2016
(AY2017 - AY2019)
Fall 2017
(AY2018 - AY2020)
FTIC FT 15.5%     219/1,415 20.6%     210/1,049 29.1%     181/621 28.3%     191/676 24.5%     202/825
FTIC PT 8.8%     170/1,922 11.9%     203/1,709 13.3%     267/2,001 13.5%     250/1,851 14.3%     292/2,044
FTIC All 11.7%     389/3,337 15.2%     419/2,758 17.1%     448/2,622 17.5%     441/2,527 17.2%     494/2,869
First time In College (FTIC): the students who have enrolled at SAC and enrolled at a College or University for the first time. Concurrent High School student enrollments (Dual Credits) are not considered.
Full-Time (FT) Students: Students who enrolled for 12 Semester Credit Hours (SCH) or more in their FTIC semester.
Part-Time (FT) Students: Students who enrolled less than 12 Semester Credit Hours (SCH) in their FTIC semester.

SAC Degree and Certificates Awarded

Semester AY 2017 (Fall 2016
-Summer 2017)
AY 2018 (Fall 2017
-Summer 2018)
AY 2019 (Fall 2018
-Summer 2019)
AY 2020 (Fall 2019 
-Summer 2020)
AY 2021 (Fall 2020
-Summer* 2021)
Degrees 4,617 3,210 3,218 3,217 2,790
Certificates 1,161 783 984 506 517
Total 5,778 3,993 4,202 3,723 3,307
* as of 7th September 2021

SAC High Challenge Courses

Semester Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
HCC Count 15 19 20 21 11
Semester Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020 Spring 2021
HCC Count 20 22 20 17 13
High Challenge Courses (HCC): Courses that have 100 or more students enrolled with a GPA of less than 70%. In the case of co-requisite courses, only the College Level class is considered.