Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2011

Total Enrollment: 30,236 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 48% 34% 54% 62% 36%
West/South Bay Area 11% 10% 13% 21% 11%
East Bay Area 17% 24% 13% 10% 13%
Northern Bay Area 6% 9% 4% 1% 7%
Southern CA 5% 11% 4% 2% 4%
Other CA Counties 7% 11% 7% 4% 7%
US 1% 1% 0% 0% 3%
Foreign 6% 1% 6% 0% 18%

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) 30,236 100% 14,411 15,825 3,947 2,947 290 1,792
   American Indian 71 0% 29 42 0% 0% 0% 0%
   African American 1,171 4% 560 611 5% 3% 1% 3%
   Asian 9,640 32% 5,030 4,610 37% 28% 16% 21%
   Hispanic 6,159 20% 2,634 3,525 27% 22% 15% 13%
Total Minority 17,041 56% 8,253 8,788 70% 53% 32% 37%
   White 8,117 27% 3,749 4,368 20% 29% 54% 32%
   Foreign National 2,072 7% 1,051 1,021 2% 8% 1% 22%
   Other 3,006 10% 1,358 1,648 8% 10% 13% 9%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Fall 2009
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 5,901 20% 5,101 21% 13.0
   Sophomores 2,667 9% 2,344 10% 13.2
   Juniors 6,769 22% 5,447 22% 12.1
   Seniors 9,344 31% 7,410 31% 11.9
  2nd/Post Bac 123 0% 64 0% 7.8
Total Undergrad 24,804 82% 20,364 84% 12.3
   Credential 712 2% 546 2% 11.5
   Graduates 4,720 16% 3,347 14% 8.5
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 24% 0% 0%
20-24 55% 22% 22%
25-29 13% 35% 38%
30-34 4% 16% 17%
35-59 4% 25% 22%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 22.9 31.9 30.7


Top 5 Most Popular Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Psychology 1 4.0%
BUS Admin/Accounting 2 3.5%
BUS Admin/Management 3 3.5%
Biological Sciences 4 3.5%
Pre-Nursing 5 3.4%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 9.7%
Software Engineering 2 7.9%
Electrical Engineering 3 7.7%
Social Work 4 6.4%
Education/Counseling and Stu Pers 5 4.3%
Retention
% Fall 2010 students returning Fall 2011 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 87.1% 94.0%
New Undergraduate Transfer 87.5% 99.9%
New Credential 67.6% 100%
First-time Graduate 84.5% 95.2%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2010-11
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,832 4.02
Master Degree 2,479 2.54

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2005 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 44.3%
% Fall 2008 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 48.1%
% Fall 2008 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 57.6%
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 24,804 3% 8% 9% 81% 12.3 12.2 20,011 78% 2%
Credential 712 6% 20% 16% 58% 11.5 15.3 530 74% 1%
Graduate 4,720 17% 29% 28% 25% 8.4 8.8 2,513 38% 16%
Total University 30,236 5% 11% 12% 72% 11.1 10.3 23,054 72% 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