At the college level, the region houses the University of the Pacific, a private university — and the oldest chartered university in California (established 1851). San Joaquin Delta College (SJDC), an accredited two-year community college, also provides undergraduate studies at two campuses in Stockton and Mountain House. Lastly, CSU Stanislaus Stockton Campus at University Park offers upper division courses for several undergraduate degree programs.
At the K-12 level, San Joaquin County has more than 14 school districts, 200 schools, and 135,000 students. The following map shows school district boundaries in San Joaquin County. You can also access statistics on school districts in San Joaquin County and in California by clicking on the map.
San Joaquin County Graduation Rates
San Joaquin County lags behind California and the rest of the United States in both high school graduation rates and college degree attainment. In fact, San Joaquin ranks 48th out of 58 California counties with its 86% high school graduation rate. Nevertheless, over half (51.7%) of San Joaquin residents 25 and over attended at least some college.
Total Population with a Bachelor's degree or higher in San Joaquin County
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Enrollment headcounts for local universities are displayed below. Numbers vary by wide margins campus to campus and were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The most recent headcounts for 2021 were 42 (CSU Stanislaus, Stockton Campus), 4,480 (University of the Pacific), and 29,623 (San Joaquin Delta Community College).