Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Spring 2010

Total Enrollment: 27,422 Students
(79% Undergraduate) and 92% California Residence

New Students
Residence Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 48% - 0% 89% 100%
West/South Bay Area 11% - 25% 11% 0%
East Bay Area 16% - 0% 0% 0%
Northern Bay Area 6% - 0% 0% 0%
Southern CA 4% - 25% 0% 0%
Other CA Counties 6% - 50% 0% 0%
US 1% - 0% 0% 0%
Foreign 7% - 0% 0% 0%

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) 27,422 100% 12,632 14,790 - 4 19 1
   American Indian 99 0% 39 60 - 0% 0% 0%
   African American 1,146 4% 565 581 - 50% 0% 100%
   Asian 8,223 30% 4,164 4,059 - 0% 11% 0%
   Hispanic 5,131 19% 2,087 3,044 - 25% 16% 0%
Total Minority 14,599 53% 6,855 7,744 - 75% 26% 100%
   White 7,744 28% 3,337 4,407 - 0% 53% 0%
   Foreign National 2,066 8% 1,164 902 - 0% 0% 0%
   Other 3,013 11% 1,276 1,737 - 25% 21% 0%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Fall 2009
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 3,557 13% 2,965 14% 12.5
   Sophomores 3,045 11% 2,687 12% 13.2
   Juniors 4,585 17% 3,803 18% 12.4
   Seniors 10,204 37% 8,063 37% 11.8
  2nd/Post Bac 250 1% 155 1% 9.3
Total Undergrad 21,641 79% 17,673 82% 12.2
   Credential 627 2% 460 2% 11.0
   Graduates 5,154 19% 3,422 16% 8.0
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 5% 15% 17%
20-24 5% 35% 26%
25-29 0% 2% 1%
30-34 61% 15% 13%
35-59 18% 34% 42%
60 over 11% 0% 0%
Average 23.9 34.4 32.1


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 6.3%
Business Administration/Manage 2 5.1%
Psychology 3 4.6%
Business Administration/Marketing 4 4.0%
Business Administration/Accounting 5 3.9%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 15.7%
Electrical Engineering 2 8.3%
Software Engineering 3 7.0%
Education/Administration and Sup 4 6.5%
Social Work 5 5.0%
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 21,641 4% 9% 9% 78% 12.2 12.3 16,794 75% 2%
Credential 627 11% 20% 17% 51% 11.0 17.5 427 68% 0%
Graduate 5,154 18% 35% 28% 19% 8.1 7.5 2,430 35% 12%
Total University 27,422 7% 14% 13% 66% 11.5 9.4 19,651 67% 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