Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2005

Total Enrollment: 29,975 Students
(75% Undergraduate) and 95% California Residence

New Students
Resident Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 53% 46% 55% 58% 45%
West/South Bay Area 11% 10% 15% 20% 11%
East Bay Area 15% 21% 12% 10% 13%
Northern Bay Area 6% 8% 4% 2% 6%
Southern CA 3% 6% 3% 3% 3%
Other CA Counties 4% 7% 5% 3% 4%
US 1% 1% 1% 3% 4%
Foreign 5% 1% 5% 1% 14%

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) 29,975 100% 13,762 16,213 2,551 2,799 377 1,866
   American Indian 124 0% 53 71 0% 0% 1% 0%
   African American 1,311 4% 608 703 8% 5% 3% 3%
   Asian 7,600 25% 3,922 3,678 27% 23% 13% 17%
   Filipino 2,153 7% 1,076 1,077 12% 6% 4% 3%
   Pacific Islander 238 1% 104 134 1% 1% 0% 0%
   Hispanic 4,303 14% 1,798 2,505 18% 17% 10% 12%
Total Minority 15,729 52% 7,561 8,168 67% 52% 31% 36%
   White 8,125 27% 3,463 4,662 23% 31% 53% 33%
   Foreign National 2,269 8% 1,009 1,260 2% 6% 1% 19%
   Other 3,852 13% 1,729 2,123 8% 11% 16% 13%
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 4,895 16% 4,331 19% 13.2
   Sophomores 1,876 6% 1,669 7% 13.3
   Juniors 7,146 24% 5,753 25% 12.0
   Seniors 8,176 27% 6,371 28% 11.6
  2nd/Post Bac 640 2% 416 2% 9.7
Total Undergrad 22,733 76% 18,540 80% 12.2
   Credential 1,054 4% 699 3% 9.9
   Graduates 6,188 21% 3,848 17% 7.4
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 19% 0% 0%
20-24 54% 21% 13%
25-29 16% 26% 35%
30-34 5% 14% 22%
35-59 6% 37% 29%
60 over 0% 1% 1%
Average 23.8 33.9 32.4


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 7.2%
Nursing 2 5.7%
Business Administration/Manage 3 4.9%
Business Administration/Market 4 4.4%
Psychology 5 3.8%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 12.4%
Engineering 2 7.1%
Education/Administration and Sup 3 6.5%
Electrical Engineering 4 5.7%
Social Work 5 5.5%
Retention
% Fall 2004 students returning Fall 2005 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 80%% 85%
New Undergraduate Transfer 84% 85%
New Credential 62% 65%
First-time Graduate 76% 80%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2004-05
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,259 4.59
Master Degree 2,189 3.13

Graduation Rates
% Fall 1999 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 41.4%
% Fall 2002 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 40.4%
% Fall 2002 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 50.5%
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 22,733 4% 10% 11% 75% 12.3 12.2 16,950 71% 3%
Credential 1,054 12% 29% 18% 41% 14.6 9.9 622 59% 0%
Graduate 6,188 22% 38% 23% 18% 8.1 7.3 2,502 33% 7%
Total University 29,975 8% 16% 14% 62% 10.5 11.2 20,074 63% 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