Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Spring 2006

Total Enrollment: 28,399 Students
(76% Undergraduate) and 93% California Residence

New Students
Resident Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 53% 29% 59% 73% 39%
West/South Bay Area 11% 11% 13% 12% 9%
East Bay Area 15% 13% 13% 9% 12%
Northern Bay Area 6% 11% 3% 2% 6%
Southern CA 3% 11% 2% 1% 1%
Other CA Counties 4% 8% 4% 2% 3%
US 1% 3% 1% 1% 3%
Foreign 6% 16% 5% 1% 27%

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) 28,399 100% 13,105 15,294 38 1,349 162 727
   American Indian 115 0% 45 70 0% 1% 0% 0%
   African American 1,208 4% 557 651 5% 3% 2% 3%
   Asian 7,194 25% 3,716 3,478 18% 24% 16% 21%
   Filipino 2,064 7% 1,041 1,023 8% 7% 4% 2%
   Pacific Islander 204 1% 84 120 0% 1% 0% 0%
   Hispanic 4,090 14% 1,712 2,378 24% 18% 13% 6%
Total Minority 14,875 52% 7,155 7,720 55% 54% 36% 33%
   White 7,764 27% 3,303 4,461 16% 29% 48% 27%
   Foreign National 2,169 8% 1,015 1,154 16% 6% 2% 31%
   Other 3,591 13% 1,632 1,959 13% 11% 15% 10%
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 3,595 13% 3,151 14% 13.1
   Sophomores 2,157 8% 1,964 9% 13.7
   Juniors 6,602 23% 5,374 24% 12.2
   Seniors 8,494 30% 6,721 30% 11.9
  2nd/Post Bac 663 2% 411 2% 9.3
Total Undergrad 21,511 76% 17,621 80% 12.3
   Credential 937 3% 643 3% 10.3
   Graduates 5,951 21% 3,802 17% 7.7
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 11% 0% 0%
20-24 57% 14% 10%
25-29 20% 33% 34%
30-34 5% 13% 24%
35-59 7% 38% 31%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 24.7 34.7 33.2


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 7.4%
Nursing 2 5.3%
Business Adminstration/Manage 3 5.0%
Business Administration/Marketing 4 4.4%
Psychology 5 3.9%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 12.7%
Software Engineering 2 6.6%
Education/Administration and Sup 3 6.5%
Electrical Engineering 4 5.9%
Engineering 5 5.7%
Retention
% Fall 2004 students returning Fall 2005 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 80.2% 85%
New Undergraduate Transfer 83.8% 85%
New Credential 61.8% 65%
First-time Graduate 76.4% 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: 41.0%
% 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 21,511 5% 10% 11% 74% 12.3 12.5 15,848 71% 3%
Credential 937 11% 28% 18% 44% 10.3 3.0 575 61% 0%
Graduate 5,951 21% 37% 24% 18% 7.6 8.2 2,488 34% 8%
Total University 28,399 9% 16% 14% 61% 11.3 10.5 18,911 62% 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