Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Spring 2005

Total Enrollment: 28,014 Students
(75% Undergraduate) and 94% California Residence

New Students
Resident Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 54% 44% 59% 65% 44%
West/South Bay Area 11% 8% 13% 18% 11%
East Bay Area 15% 15% 11% 9% 12%
Northern Bay Area 6% 0% 4% 2% 5%
Southern CA 3% 8% 3% 1% 1%
Other CA Counties 4% 3% 4% 3% 4%
US 1% 3% 0% 1% 3%
Foreign 5% 21% 6% 1% 19%

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) 28,014 100% 12,850 15,164 39 1,652 181 820
   American Indian 135 0% 55 80 0% 1% 0% 1%
   African American 1,144 4% 548 596 5% 3% 2% 2%
   Asian 7,155 26% 3,680 3,475 10% 23% 20% 21%
   Filipino 1,934 7% 974 960 8% 6% 2% 1%
   Pacific Islander 195 1% 87 108 3% 1% 1% 1%
   Hispanic 3,860 14% 1,615 2,245 15% 16% 10% 9%
Total Minority 14,423 51% 6,959 7,464 41% 50% 34% 35%
   White 7,447 27% 3,157 4,290 26% 29% 47% 24%
   Foreign National 2,247 8% 942 1,305 21% 7% 2% 31%
   Other 3,897 14% 1,792 2,105 13% 13% 18% 11%
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 3,273 12% 2,882 13% 13.2
   Sophomores 2,157 8% 1,925 9% 13.4
   Juniors 6,555 23% 5,290 25% 12.1
   Seniors 8,333 30% 6,552 31% 11.8
  2nd/Post Bac 607 2% 391 2% 9.7
Total Undergrad 20,925 75% 17,039 79% 9.7
   Credential 1,073 4% 697 3% 7.5
   Graduates 6,016 21% 3,737 17% 11.1
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 10% 0% 0%
20-24 57% 12% 8%
25-29 20% 28% 38%
30-34 6% 16% 24%
35-59 7% 42% 29%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 24.7 35.6 32.9


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 7.1%
Nursing 2 5.4%
Business Administration/Manage 3 4.9%
Business Administration/Marketing 4 4.5%
Computer Science 5 4.4%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 11.1%
Engineering 2 9.2%
Electrical Engineering 3 6.0%
Social Work 4 5.8%
Education/Administration and Sup 5 5.4%
Retention
% Fall 2003 students returning Fall 2004 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 80.4% 86%
New Undergraduate Transfer 80.2% 82%
New Credential 60.9% 63%
First-time Graduate 75.0% 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: 39.1%
% 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 20,925 5% 10% 11% 73% 12.1 12.3 15,268 70% 3%
Credential 1,073 14% 29% 19% 39% 9.5 9.5 991 57% 36%
Graduate 6,016 22% 39% 22% 17% 7.3 7.8 2,381 33% 6%
Total University 28,014 9% 17% 14% 60% 11.0 10.3 18,263 61% 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