Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2006

Total Enrollment: 29,604 Students
(76% 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 52% 44% 53% 64% 38%
West/South Bay Area 12% 12% 15% 15% 12%
East Bay Area 15% 19% 13% 11% 11%
Northern Bay Area 6% 7% 4% 1% 5%
Southern CA 3% 7% 3% 2% 3%
Other CA Counties 5% 8% 6% 3% 5%
US 1% 2% 1% 2% 3%
Foreign 6% 1% 5% 1% 23%

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) 29,604 100% 13,568 16,036 2,722 2,658 367 2,009
   American Indian 129 0% 52 77 1% 1% 0% 0%
   African American 1,371 5% 615 756 9% 5% 3% 3%
   Asian 7,221 24% 3,655 3,566 23% 21% 13% 15%
   Filipino 2,114 7% 1,077 1,037 10% 5% 2% 2%
   Pacific Islander 216 1% 88 128 1% 1% 0% 0%
   Hispanic 4,429 15% 1,890 2,539 19% 19% 11% 10%
Total Minority 15,480 52% 7,377 8,103 63% 52% 30% 30%
   White 8,225 28% 3,454 4,771 26% 30% 46% 29%
   Foreign National 2,393 8% 1,186 1,207 2%   1% 26%
   Other 3,506 12% 1,551 1,955 9% 12% 23% 15%
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 5,104 17% 4,553 20% 13.3
   Sophomores 2,065 7% 1,859 8% 13.5
   Juniors 6,518 22% 5,272 23% 12.1
   Seniors 8,253 28% 6,575 28% 11.9
  2nd/Post Bac 542 2% 339 1% 9.3
Total Undergrad 22,482 76% 18,598 80% 12.4
   Credential 947 3% 670 3% 10.6
   Graduates 6,175 21% 4,040 17% 7.8
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 21% 0% 0%
20-24 53% 18% 12%
25-29 15% 34% 35%
30-34 5% 12% 20%
35-59 6% 35% 32%
60 over 0% 1% 1%
Average 23.6 33.4 32.9


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 7.3%
Business Admin/Manage 2 5.2%
Nursing 3 4.2%
Business Admin/Marketing 4 4.2%
Psychology 5 3.9%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 13.2%
Software Engineering 2 9.3%
Electrical Engineering 3 6.2%
Education/Administration and Sup 4 5.4%
Social Work 5 5.3%
Retention
% Fall 2005 students returning Fall 2006 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 79.5% 87.3%
New Undergraduate Transfer 79.2% 98.6%
New Credential 61.0% 99.6%
First-time Graduate 79.8% 99.7%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2005-06
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,258 3.89
Master Degree 2,474 2.72

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2000 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 41.7%
% Fall 2003 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 44.5%
% Fall 2003 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 53.3%
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 22,482 4% 9% 10% 76% 12.4 12.4 17,189 73% 3%
Credential 947 9% 24% 18% 48% 10.5 13.2 627 66% 0%
Graduate 6,175 20% 33% 27% 20% 7.7 8.5 2,928 35% 13%
Total University 29,604 7% 15% 14% 64% 11.4 10.3 20,744 65% 5%

 

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