Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2009

Total Enrollment: 31,280 Students
(78% Undergraduate) and 86% California Residence

New Students
Residence Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 48% 48% 57% 73% 34%
West/South Bay Area 11% 9% 12% 10% 12%
East Bay Area 16% 18% 12% 10% 11%
Northern Bay Area 6% 7% 3% 1% 5%
Southern CA 4% 7% 3% 2% 3%
Other CA Counties 6% 8% 5% 2% 4%
US 1% 1% 0% 0% 3%
Foreign 7% 1% 7% 1% 26%

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) 31,280 100% 14,430 16,850 2,764 2,088 306 1,552
   American Indian 120 0% 47 73 0% 0% 0% 0%
   African American 1,323 4% 641 682 5% 2% 2% 3%
   Asian 9,459 30% 4,787 4,672 36% 26% 16% 18%
   Hispanic 5,473 17% 2,190 3,283 22% 21% 12% 14%
Total Minority 16,375 52% 7,665 8,710 64% 50% 30% 34%
   White 8,915 29% 3,842 5,073 25% 30% 50% 28%
   Foreign National 2,601 8% 1,465 1,136 2% 8% 2% 28%
   Other 3,389 11% 1,458 1,931 9% 11% 17% 10%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Fall 2009
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 5,360 17% 4,458 19% 12.5
   Sophomores 2,721 9% 2,294 10% 12.6
   Juniors 6,662 21% 5,189 22% 11.7
   Seniors 9,198 29% 7,050 30% 11.5
  2nd/Post Bac 332 1% 195 1% 8.8
Total Undergrad 24,273 78% 19,185 80% 11.9
   Credential 808 3% 584 2% 10.8
   Graduates 6,199 20% 4,118 17% 8.0
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 22% 0% 0%
20-24 54% 21% 22%
25-29 15% 30% 38%
30-34 4% 14% 15%
35-59 5% 33% 24%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 23.3 33.6 31.0


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 6.4%
Bus Admin/Management 2 5.5%
Psychology 3 4.5%
Pre-Nursing 4 4.3%
Bus Admin/Accounting 5 4.0%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 15.3%
Electrical Engineering 2 9.0%
Software Engineering 3 7.7%
Social Work 4 5.5%
Education/Admin & Supervision 5 4.1%
Retention
% Fall 2008 students returning Fall 2009 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 79.8% 90.9%
New Undergraduate Transfer 83.5% 99.4%
New Credential 63.3% 100.0%
First-time Graduate 78.8% 96.9%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2008-09
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,730 4.18
Master Degree 2,768 2.38

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2003 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 45.8%
% Fall 2006 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 42.6%
% Fall 2006 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 59.7%
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 24,273 4% 10% 11% 75% 11.8 12.0 18,304 73% 3%
Credential 808 10% 23% 16% 50% 10.8 15.3 537 66% 0%
Graduate 6,199 18% 33% 30% 19% 8.0 7.8 3,052 34% 15%
Total University 31,280 7% 14% 15% 64% 11.2 9.3 21,893 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