Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Spring 2007

Total Enrollment: 29,216 Students
(75% Undergraduate) and 92% California Residence

New Students
Resident Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 52% 40% 59% 76% 31%
West/South Bay Area 12% 10% 13% 11% 9%
East Bay Area 14% 17% 12% 6% 11%
Northern Bay Area 5% 6% 3% 2% 5%
Southern CA 3% 10% 3% 1% 1%
Other CA Counties 5% 6% 4% 2% 4%
US 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Foreign 7% 10% 4% 1% 37%

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) 29,216 100% 13,526 15,690 48 1,586 193 961
   American Indian 126 0% 44 82 2% 1% 2% 0%
   African American 1,337 5% 620 717 8% 4% 2% 2%
   Asian 7,003 24% 3,590 3,413 19% 21% 17% 12%
   Filipino 2,023 7% 1,019 1,004 8% 6% 2% 1%
   Pacific Islander 220 1% 90 130 0% 1% 1% 0%
   Hispanic 4,321 15% 1,814 2,507 21% 15% 15% 6%
Total Minority 15,030 51% 7,177 7,853 58% 48% 37% 23%
   White 8,078 28% 3,400 4,678 21% 31% 42% 21%
   Foreign National 2,557 9% 1,343 1,214 10% 5% 1% 41%
   Other 3,551 12% 1,606 1,945 10% 16% 19% 15%
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 3,934 13% 3,470 15% 13.2
   Sophomores 2,278 8% 2,064 9% 13.6
   Juniors 6,547 22% 5,312 23% 12.2
   Seniors 8,695 30% 6,919 30% 11.9
  2nd/Post Bac 571 2% 355 2% 9.3
Total Undergrad 22,025 75% 18,119 79% 12.3
   Credential 893 3% 646 3% 10.9
   Graduates 6,298 22% 4,249 18% 8.1
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 11% 0% 0%
20-24 57% 15% 15%
25-29 20% 35% 35%
30-34 5% 14% 21%
35-59 6% 35% 28%
60 over 0% 1% 1%
Average 24.5 34.0 32.2


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 7.4%
Business Administration/Manage 2 5.2%
Business Administration/Marketing 3 4.3%
Nursing 4 4.2%
Psychology 5 3.9%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 12.5%
Software Engineering 2 10.1%
Electrical Engineering 3 7.1%
Education/Administration and Sup 4 5.6%
Social Work 5 5.1%
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 22,025 5% 10% 11% 74% 12.3 12.7 16,362 71% 3%
Credential 893 11% 23% 18% 48% 10.9 10.8 590 65% 1%
Graduate 6,298 18% 33% 28% 22% 8.0 8.6 3,107 34% 16%
Total University 29,216 8% 15% 15% 62% 11.5 10.3 20,059 63% 6%

 

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