Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2004

Total Enrollment: 29,044 Students
(74% Undergraduate) and 95% California Residence

New Students
Residence Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 54% 48% 56% 61% 42%
West/South Bay Area 11% 11% 14% 16% 17%
East Bay Area 15% 19% 11% 8% 14%
Northern Bay Area 6% 8% 4% 1% 6%
Southern CA 3% 5% 4% 2% 3%
Other CA Counties 4% 8% 5% 5% 4%
US 1% 0% 0% 7% 5%
Foreign 6% 1% 6% 2% 10%

Gender and Ethnicity
Total University New Students
Ethnicity & Gender HC1 % Total Male Female First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
University Total (HC) 29,044 100% 13,290 15,754 2,393 2,067 393 1,805
   American Indian 133 0% 47 86 0% 1% 1% 0%
   African American 1,220 4% 586 634 7% 4% 2% 3%
   Asian 7,465 26% 3,827 3,638 26% 22% 15% 18%
   Filipino 2,026 7% 1,017 1,009 10% 6% 3% 3%
   Pacific Islander 199 1% 91 108 1% 1% 0% 1%
   Hispanic 3,957 14% 1,661 2,296 20% 17% 12% 11%
Total Minority 15,000 52% 7,229 7,771 65% 50% 33% 36%
   White 7,622 26% 3,239 4,383 26% 30% 47% 35%
   Foreign National 2,258 8% 943 1,315 2% 7% 1% 15%
   Other 4,164 14% 1,879 2,285 7% 13% 19% 14%
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 4,346 15% 3,841 17% 13.2
   Sophomores 2,258 8% 1,980 9% 13.1
   Juniors 6,737 23% 5,432 24% 12.0
   Seniors 7,739 27% 6,062 27% 11.7
  2nd/Post Bac 583 2% 384 2% 9.8
Total Undergrad 21,663 75% 17,701 79% 12.2
   Credential 1,186 4% 763 3% 9.6
   Graduates 6,195 21% 3,863 17% 7.4
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 18% 0% 0%
20-24 54% 16% 13%
25-29 16% 26% 37%
30-34 5% 16% 21%
35-59 6% 41% 27%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 23.8 34.9 32.2


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 7.1%
Nursing 2 5.6%
Business Administration/Manage 3 4.9%
Computer Science 4 4.8%
Business Administration/Market 5 4.6%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Engineering 1 11.7%
Library and Information Sciences 2 10.7%
Electrical Engineering 3 6.2%
Social Work 4 6.0%
Computer Engineering 5 5.4%
Retention
% Fall 2003 students returning Fall 2004 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 80% 86%
New Undergraduate Transfer 80% 82%
New Credential 61% 63%
First-time Graduate 75% 79%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2003-04
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 3,854 3.96
Master Degree 2,066 3.11

Graduation Rates
% Fall 1998 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 39.3%
% Fall 2001 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 40.4%
% Fall 2001 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 51.4%
Course Load
  Total University AUL4 Full-time
  HC1 1-5 6-8 9-11 12+ CA Residence Non-Residence HC1 CA Residence Non-Residence
Undergraduate 21,663 5% 10% 11% 74% 12.2 12.2 16,100 71% 3%
Credential 1,186 15% 27% 19% 40% 8.3 9.6 691 58% 0%
Graduate 6,195 20% 40% 22% 17% 7.9 7.4 2,465 34% 6%
Total University 29,044 9% 17% 14% 61% 10.5 11.1 19,256 63% 4%

 

Footnotes

  1. HC = Headcount Enrollment

  2. Santa Clara County = (Cities within Santa Clara County)
    West/South Bay Area = (Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Cruz)
    East Bay Area = (Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus)
    Northern Bay Area = (Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Solano, Sonoma)
    Southern CA = (Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego)
    Other CA Counties = (Other California counties)
    US = (Other U.S. States, excluding California)
    Foreign = (Foreign countries)

  3. FTEs = Full-time Equivalent-Students (for Undergrad, Post Bac, 2nd BA and Credential = Student Credit Units/15; for Graduate = Student Credit Units/12)

  4. AUL = Average Student Credit Unit

  5. Good Standing = % of students with ending year GPA of 2.00 or higher