Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2014

Total Enrollment: 32,471 Students
(82% Undergraduate) and 90% California Residence

New Students
Residence Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 43% 35% 50% 64% 26%
West/South Bay Area 9% 6% 12% 15% 9%
East Bay Area 17% 20% 16% 17% 12%
Northern Bay Area 6% 9% 4% 2% 5%
Southern CA 6% 12% 5% 2% 4%
Other CA Counties 8% 13% 7% 1% 5%
US 1% 2% 1% 0% 2%
Foreign 9% 3% 6% 1% 37%

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) 32,713 100% 16,463 16,143 3,486 3,887 130 2,086
   American Indian 44 0% 19 25 0% 0% 0% 0%
   African American 1,029 3% 501 528 4% 3% 2% 2%
   Asian 10,381 32% 5,541 4,840 37% 29% 21% 14%
   Hispanic 7,407 23% 3,297 4,110 29% 27% 21% 13%
Total Minority 19,103 58% 9,473 9,523 70% 59% 44% 29%
   White 7,112 22% 3,585 3,527 16% 23% 45% 23%
   Foreign National 3,580 11% 1,935 1,645 6% 8% 2% 40%
   Other 2,918 9% 1,470 1,448 8% 10% 9% 8%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Fall 2009
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 5,776 18% 4,995 19% 13.0
   Sophomores 3,228 10% 2,815 11% 13.1
   Juniors 7,303 22% 5,884 22% 12.1
   Seniors 10,321 32% 8,213 31% 11.9
  2nd/Post Bac 36 0% 20 0% 8.3
Total Undergrad 26,664 82% 21,927 83% 12.3
   Credential 488 1% 377 1% 11.6
   Graduates 5,561 17% 4,221 16% 9.1
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 23% 0% 0%
20-24 58% 26% 28%
25-29 12% 36% 42%
30-34 3% 13% 14%
35-59 3% 24% 15%
60 over 0% 1% 1%
Average 22.6 30.9 29.0


Top 5 Most Popular Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Psychology 1 4.9%
Bus Admin/Accounting 2 3.6%
Bus Admin/Marketing 3 3.2%
Bus Admin/Management 4 3.2%
Biological Sciences 5 3.1

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Software Engineering 1 16.2%
Electrical Engineering 2 11.2%
Library and Information Sciences 3 7.8%
Social Work 4 5.3%
Occupational Therapy 5 4.6%
Retention
% Fall 2013 students returning Fall 2014 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 86.4% 92.8%
New Undergraduate Transfer 87.3% 99.8%
New Credential 86.3% 100.0%
First-time Graduate 89.4% 95.7%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2013-14
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 5,431 4.11
Master Degree 2,264 2.49

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2007 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: NA
% Fall 2010 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: NA
% Fall 2010 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: NA
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 26,664 2% 8% 10% 80% 13.0 12.9 21,341 76% 4%
Credential 488 3% 16% 18% 63% 12.6 0.1 395 80% 1%
Graduate 5,561 10% 24% 37% 28% 10.5 10.4 3,649 33% 33%
Total University 32,713 4% 11% 15% 71% 12.8 11.4 25,385 69% 9%

 

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