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2018 by the Numbers

By Mount Tamalpais College | January 27, 2019

2018 was our twenty-second year of offering the College Program at San Quentin. We’re excited to share the following data points from last year.

Over the course of 2018:

  • 407 students completed at least one course in the College Program
  • 282 students enrolled in credit courses
  • 296 students enrolled in college prep courses
  • 2.38 courses were taken by students on average
  • 35% of students enrolled in < 4 units
  • 27% of students enrolled in 4 to 8 units
  • 38% of students enrolled in > 8 units
  • 80% of students completed courses
  • 9 students graduated
  • 29 courses were offered
    • 6 college prep courses
    • 23 credit courses
  • 362 volunteers participated
  • 26,234 hours were donated by volunteers

Please note that the Prison University Project became Mount Tamalpais College in September 2020.

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https://www.mttamcollege.org/about/our-story/

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