Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Spring 2013

Total Enrollment: 27,503 Students
(83% 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 47% 0% 17% 67% 1%
West/South Bay Area 10% 0% 7% 19% 0%
East Bay Area 16% 0% 2% 11% 1%
Northern Bay Area 6% 0% 2% 0% 1%
Southern CA 5% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Other CA Counties 7% 0% 2% 4% 0%
US 1% 0% 6% 0% 0%
Foreign 6% 0% 0% 0% 94%

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) 27,503 100% 13,326 14,038 15 86 27 151
   American Indian 44 0% 15 29 0% 0% 0% 0%
   African American 935 3% 452 483 7% 5% 0% 1%
   Asian 8,769 32% 4,686 4,083 0% 7% 11% 1%
   Pacific Islander 269 1% 129 1 7% 0% 0% 0%
   Hispanic 5,877 21% 2,499 3,378 0% 5% 15% 0%
Total Minority 15,894 58% 7,781 7,974 13% 16% 26% 2%
   White 6,858 25% 3,300 3,558 0% 14% 52% 5%
   Foreign National 2,069 8% 1,024 1,045 87% 59% 0% 93%
   Other 2,682 10% 1,221 1,461 0% 10% 22% 0%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Summer 2010
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 4,008 15% 3,376 15% 12.6
   Sophomores 3,302 12% 2,903 13% 13.2
   Juniors 4,764 17% 3,984 18% 12.5
   Seniors 10,719 39% 8,574 39% 12.0
  2nd/Post Bac 38 0% 18 0% 7.1
Total Undergrad 22,831 83% 18,856 85% 12.4
   Credential 464 2% 342 2% 11.1
   Graduates 4,208 15% 2,983 13% 8.5
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 13% 0% 0%
20-24 62% 15% 14%
25-29 16% 40% 45%
30-34 5% 16% 19%
35-59 4% 28% 21%
60 over 0% 1% 1%
Average 23.5 32.6 30.9


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Psychology 1 3.8%
Bus Admin/Accounting 2 3.6%
Biological Sciences 3 3.2%
Bus Admin/Management 4 3.2%
Justice Studies 5 3.0%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Software Engineering 1 10.5%
Library and Information Sciences 2 9.1%
Electrical Engineering 3 7.6%
Social Work 4 6.8%
Education/Counseling and Stu Pers 5 5.3%
Retention
% Fall 2011 students returning Fall 2012 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 82.9% 99.3%
New Undergraduate Transfer 86.1% 100.0%
New Credential 65.9% 98.1%
First-time Graduate 82.6% 89.0%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2011-12
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,900 4.31
Master Degree 2,716 2.57

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2006 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 45.2%
% Fall 2009 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 51.0%
% Fall 2009 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 67.8%
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 22,831 3% 8% 10% 79% 12.4 12.4 18,105 76% 3%
Credential 464 5% 20% 19% 56% 11.1 - 348 75% 0%
Graduate 4,208 15% 31% 27% 27% 8.6 8.3 2,266 38% 16%
Total University 27,503 5% 12% 13% 71% 11.9 10.1 20,719 70% 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