Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Spring 2004

Total Enrollment: 28,800 Students
(74% 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 56% 49% 64% 69% 47%
West/South Bay Area 10% 13% 11% 13% 12%
East Bay Area 14% 11% 10% 10% 15%
Northern Bay Area 6% 4% 3% 2% 7%
Southern CA 3% 2% 2% 1% 1%
Other CA Counties 4% 4% 3% 0% 4%
US 1% 2% 0% 4% 2%
Foreign 6% 13% 6% 2% 12%

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) 28,800 100% 13,074 15,726 45 1,821 197 998
   American Indian 129 0% 51 78 0% 1% 1% 0%
   African American 1,157 4% 542 615 7% 4% 2% 3%
   Asian 7,365 26% 3,806 3,559 22% 24% 20% 20%
   Filipino 1,944 7% 965 979 4% 6% 2% 2%
   Pacific Islander 178 1% 81 97 2% 1% 0% 0%
   Hispanic 3,789 13% 1,582 2,204 22% 15% 8% 8%
Total Minority 14,559 51% 7,027 7,532 58% 51% 32% 33%
   White 7,539 26% 3,092 4,447 27% 28% 51% 28%
   Foreign National 2,348 8% 955 1,393 11% 7% 3% 25%
   Other 4,354 15% 2,000 2,354 4% 14% 15% 14%
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 3,035 11% 2,630 12% 13.0
   Sophomores 2,598 9% 2,291 11% 13.2
   Juniors 6,452 22% 4,992 23% 11.6
   Seniors 8,449 29% 6,590 30% 11.7
  2nd/Post Bac 719 2% 447 2% 9.3
Total Undergrad 21,253 74% 16,951 78% 12.0
   Credential 1,302 5% 810 4% 9.3
   Graduates 6,245 22% 3,909 18% 7.5
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 8% 0% 0%
20-24 57% 10% 8%
25-29 20% 30% 38%
30-34 7% 16% 23%
35-59 7% 43% 30%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 24.9 35.8 33.1


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 7.2%
Computer Science 2 5.5%
Nursing 3 5.5%
Business Administration Manage 4 4.6%
Business Administration/Marketing 5 4.4%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Engineering 1 11.4%
Library and Information Sciences 2 10.4%
Electrical Engineering 3 6.5%
Education/Administration and Sup 4 6.0%
Social Work 5 5.7%
Retention
% Fall 2002 students returning Fall 2003 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 77.3% 83%
New Undergraduate Transfer 80.6% 82%
New Credential 61.2% 64%
First-time Graduate 71.4% 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: 39.1%
% 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 21,253 6% 11% 13% 70% 11.9 12.3 14,823 66% 3%
Credential 1,302 18% 29% 16% 37% 9.3 10.8 693 52% 1%
Graduate 6,245 22% 39% 22% 18% 7.5 7.5 2,468 34% 5%
Total University 28,800 10% 18% 15% 57% 10.9 10.4 17,984 59% 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