Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Spring 2011

Total Enrollment: 26,796 Students
(82% Undergraduate) and 93% California Residence

New Students
Residence Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 50% 0% 57% 65% 20%
West/South Bay Area 11% 0% 11% 12% 0%
East Bay Area 16% 0% 17% 18% 20%
Northern Bay Area 6% 0% 5% 2% 20%
Southern CA 4% 0% 3% 0% 20%
Other CA Counties 6% 50% 6% 4% 20%
US 1% 50% 1% 0% 0%
Foreign 6% 0% 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) 26,796 100% 12,626 14,170 2 1,088 57 5
   American Indian 71 0% 27 44 0% 1% 0% 0%
   African American 1,008 4% 492 516 0% 3% 5% 0%
   Asian 8,013 30% 4,120 3,893 0% 32% 23% 0%
   Hispanic 6,020 22% 2,549 3,471 0% 23% 12% 0%
Total Minority 15,112 56% 7,188 7,924 0% 59% 40% 0%
   White 7,104 27% 3,224 3,880 100% 28% 42% 80%
   Foreign National 1,812 7% 988 824 0% 0% 2% 0%
   Other 2,768 10% 1,226 1,542 0% 13% 16% 20%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Fall 2009
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 3,306 12% 2,834 13% 12.8
   Sophomores 2,929 11% 2,586 12% 13.2
   Juniors 5,783 22% 4,737 22% 12.3
   Seniors 9,777 36% 7,832 37% 12.0
  2nd/Post Bac 145 1% 86 0% 8.9
Total Undergrad 21,940 82% 18,075 85% 12.3
   Credential 594 2% 450 2% 11.4
   Graduates 4,262 16% 2,850 13% 8.0
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 11% 0% 0%
20-24 61% 16% 13%
25-29 18% 39% 42%
30-34 5% 16% 18%
35-59 4% 28% 25%
60 over 0% 1% 1%
Average 23.9 32.6 31.9


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 6.2%
Psychology 2 4.1%
Bus Admin/Management 3 3.8%
Biological Sciences 4 3.8%
Bus Admin/Accounting 5 3.5%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Science 1 11.1%
Electrical Engineering 2 8.1%
Software Engineering 3 7.9%
Social Work 4 7.2%
Education/Counseling and Stu Pers 5 4.4%
Retention
% Fall 2009 students returning Fall 2010 % 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 2009-10
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,730 4.18
Master Degree 2,768 2.38

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2004 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 45.8%
% Fall 2007 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 42.6%
% Fall 2007 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 21,940 4% 9% 9% 78% 12.3 12.4 17,176 76% 2%
Credential 594 8% 18% 17% 57% 11.3 17.6 441 73% 1%
Graduate 4,262 19% 34% 25% 22% 8.1 7.6 1,999 35% 12%
Total University 26,796 6% 13% 12% 69% 11.8 9.5 19,616 69% 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