Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2003

Total Enrollment: 28,932 Students
(72% Undergraduate) and 95% California Residence

New Students
Residence Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 55% 53% 58% 64% 48%
West/South Bay Area 11% 9% 12% 14% 12%
East Bay Area 15% 20% 11% 9% 15%
Northern Bay Area 6% 7% 4% 2% 7%
Southern CA 3% 4% 3% 2% 2%
Other CA Counties 4% 6% 5% 1% 3%
US 1% 0% 0% 7% 5%
Foreign 6% 1% 6% 2% 8%

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) 28,932 100% 13,158 15,774 2,720 2,687 644 2,217
   American Indian 135 0% 50 85% 0% 0% 0% 1%
   African American 1,063 4% 499 564 5% 3% 1% 2%
   Asian 5,639 19% 3,074 2,565 26% 17% 10% 14%
   Filipino 1,733 6% 900 873 11% 4% 2% 2%
   Pacific Islander 155 1% 73 82 1% 1% 0% 0%
   Hispanic 3,407 12% 1,431 1,976 16% 12% 12% 9%
Total Minority 12,172 42% 6,027 6,145 60% 39% 26% 28%
   White 7,236 25% 3,003 4,233 24% 24% 51% 30%
   Foreign National 5,474 19% 2,298 3,176 4% 16% 3% 26%
   Other 4,050 14% 1,830 2,220 12% 21% 20% 16%
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 4,244 14.7% 3,671 16.7% 12.9
   Sophomores 2,611 9.0% 2,257 10.3% 12.9
   Juniors 5,854 20.2% 4,653 21.2% 11.9
   Seniors 8,106 28.0% 6,254 28.5% 11.5
  2nd/Post Bac 581 2.0% 371 1.7% 9.5
Total Undergrad 21,396 74.0% 17,204 78.4% 12.0
   Credential 1,408 4.9% 888 4.1% 9.4
   Graduates 6,128 21.2% 3,842 17.5% 7.5
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 18% 0% 0%
20-24 54% 15% 13%
25-29 16% 28% 38%
30-34 5% 15% 21%
35-59 6% 41% 28%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 23.8 35.1 32.3


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 7.1%
Computer Science 2 5.6%
Nursing 3 4.9
Business Administration/Manage 4 4.8%
Business Admin/Mgmt Information 5 4.6%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Engineering 1 10.7%
Library and Information Sciences 2 9.3%
Electrical Engineering 3 6.7%
Social Work 4 6.2%
Computer Engineering 5 5.5%
Retention
% Fall 2002 students returning Fall 2003 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 77% 83%
New Undergraduate Transfer 81% 82%
New Credential 61% 64%
First-time Graduate 71% 80%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2002-03
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 3,867 3.86
Master Degree 1,625 3.03

Graduation Rates
% Fall 1997 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 39.2%
% Fall 2000 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 41.3%
% Fall 2000 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 50.3%
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 21,396 5% 10% 12% 72% 12.3 12.0 15,431 69% 4%
Credential 1,408 14% 31% 17% 38% 8.8 9.4 774 54% 1%
Graduate 6,128 22% 38% 22% 19% 7.5 7.5 2,485 35% 5%
Total University 28,932 9% 17% 14% 59% 10.4 11.0 18,690 61% 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