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 Giant Fact Book

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The Giant Fact Book is designed to inform and support the District’s planning activities, outcomes and assessment cycle, grant requirements, mandated reporting requirements, accreditation needs, and other areas that directly support the District mission. It serves as a quick and a convenient source of information about the College of the Sequoias and is updated annually as data becomes available. We welcome your questions, comments and suggestions about the content ​​and format of the Fact Book.

 

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 COS Giant Dashboards

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Giant Dashboards​ provide data to inform and support the District’s planning activities, outcomes and assessment cycle, grant requirements, mandated reporting requirements, accreditation needs, and other areas that directly support the District's mission. They serve as a quick and convenient source of information about the College of the Sequoias and are updated periodically as data becomes available. We welcome your questions, comments, and suggestions about the content, format, definitions, and calculations utilized in the dashboards. If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, or concerns regarding the dashboards, please contact the Office of Research, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness.​

 Additional Data

​​Additional Institutional Data is available from the sources below. Please note, the methodology and definitions vary from one another and make note of what data you are sourcing.

 The Giant Data & Research Glossary

The Giant Data & Research Glossary​ defines terms frequently used by the Research Office. These terms include operational definitions of outcome measures such as success rates, enrolled at census, excused withdrawals etc. The glossary can assist users in understanding how outcome measures used by the Research Office are calculated. In addition, the glossary provides with definitions and information about how student demographic groups such as veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, etc. are categorized. If there are additional outcome measures, student demographic groups, or terms used by the Research Office that you would like defined, please contact our office at research@cos.edu.​​