Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2007

Total Enrollment: 31,906 Students
(76% Undergraduate) and 93% California Residence

New Students
Resident Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 50% 39% 54% 68% 37%
West/South Bay Area 12% 11% 13% 14% 13%
East Bay Area 15% 22% 15% 11% 12%
Northern Bay Area 6% 9% 4% 2% 7%
Southern CA 4% 8% 3% 1% 3%
Other CA Counties 5% 9% 7% 2% 5%
US 1% 1% 1% 1% 3%
Foreign 7% 1% 3% 1% 20%

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) 31,906 100% 14,767 17,139 3,271 3,208 365 1,977
   American Indian 145 0% 53 92 1% 1% 0% 1%
   African American 1,551 5% 723 828 8% 5% 3% 3%
   Asian 7,454 23% 3,837 3,617 25% 22% 14% 14%
   Filipino 2,227 7% 1,110 1,117 11% 6% 4% 2%
   Pacific Islander 280 1% 124 156 1% 1% 0% 0%
   Hispanic 4,943 16% 2,099 2,844 21% 18% 12% 11%
Total Minority 16,600 52% 7,946 8,654 67% 53% 33% 31%
   White 8,739 27% 3,691 5,048 24% 29% 47% 30%
   Foreign National 2,703 9% 1,440 1,263 2% 4% 1% 24%
   Other 3,864 12% 1,690 2,174 7% 14% 19% 15%
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 6,041 19% 5,323 21% 13.2
   Sophomores 2,170 7% 1,976 8% 13.7
   Juniors 7,527 23% 6,146 24% 12.2
   Seniors 8,070 25% 6,356 25% 11.8
  2nd/Post Bac 582 2% 383 1% 9.9
Total Undergrad 24,390 76% 20,184 79% 12.4
   Credential 939 3% 669 3% 10.7
   Graduates 6,577 21% 4,428 18% 8.1
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 22% 0% 0%
20-24 52% 18% 22%
25-29 15% 31% 34%
30-34 5% 14% 18%
35-59 6% 35% 25%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 23.5 33.9 31.3


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 6.8%
Business Admin/Manage 2 5.6%
Business Admin/Marketing 3 4.3%
Psychology 4 4.2%
Pre-Nursing 5 4.2%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 14.1%
Software Engineering 2 8.5%
Electrical Engineering 3 7.9%
Social Work 4 5.1%
Education/Admin and Sup 5 4.7%
Retention
% Fall 2006 students returning Fall 2007 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 79.2% 87.3%
New Undergraduate Transfer 82.3% 98.7%
New Credential 65.9% 100.0%
First-time Graduate 82.2% 99.4%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2006-07
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,043 4.00
Master Degree 2,312 2.68

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2001 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 41.7%
% Fall 2004 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 45.8%
% Fall 2004 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 53.6%
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 24,390 4% 9% 10% 77% 12.4 12.7 18,687 74% 35
Credential 939 8% 26% 18% 48% 10.6 14.2 622 65% 1%
Graduate 6,577 18% 31% 29% 22% 7.9 8.7 3,336 34% 17%
Total University 31,906 7% 14% 155 64% 11.6 10.1 22,645 65% 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