Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

-Spring 2008

Total Enrollment: 30,868 Students
(76% Undergraduate) and 91% California Residence

New Students
Resident Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 50% 35% 55% 68% 29%
West/South Bay Area 12% 5% 14% 11% 8%
East Bay Area 15% 23% 14% 11% 12%
Northern Bay Area 6^ 0% 4% 1% 7%
Southern CA 4% 3% 3% 3% 2%
Other CA Counties 5% 5% 4% 4% 5%
US 1% 0% 1% 2% 2%
Foreign 8% 30% 6% 1% 36%

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) 30,868 100% 14,283 16,585 40 1,622 160 1,042
   American Indian 144 0% 54 90 0% 1% 0% 0%
   African American 1,472 5% 699 773 15% 5% 1% 2%
   Asian 7,085 23% 3,631 3,454 23% 23% 14% 14%
   Filipino 2,121 7% 1,046 1,075 0% 6% 1% 2%
   Pacific Islander 265 1% 117 148 3% 1% 0% 0%
   Hispanic 4,728 15% 1,999 2,729 13% 16% 11% 7%
Total Minority 15,815 51% 7,546 8,269 53% 51% 28% 25%
   White 8,610 28% 3,638 4,972 13% 30% 57% 26%
   Foreign National 2,730 9% 1,465 1,265 30% 6% 1% 40%
   Other 3,713 12% 1,634 2,079 5% 13% 15% 10%
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 4,580 15% 4,020 16% 13.2
   Sophomores 2,476 8% 2,255 9% 13.7
   Juniors 6,729 22% 5,531 23% 12.3
   Seniors 9,028 29% 7,266 30% 12.1%
  2nd/Post Bac 629 2% 402 2% 9.6
Total Undergrad 23,442 76% 19,474 79% 12.5
   Credential 876 3% 616 3% 10.6
   Graduates 6,550 21% 4,442 18% 8.1
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 13% 0% 0%
20-24 56% 13% 17%
25-29 19% 34% 37%
30-34 5% 16% 19%
35-59 6% 36% 26%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 24.3 34.3 31.9


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 7.1%
Business Administration/Manage 2 5.5%
Business Administration/Marketing 3 4.3%
Psychology 4 4.0%
Justice Studies 5 3.8%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 13.6%
Software Engineering 2 9.4%
Electrical Engineering 3 8.0%
Social Work 4 4.9%
Education/Administration and Sup 5 4.8%
Retention
% Fall 2006 students returning Fall 2007 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 79.2% 87.3%
New Undergraduate Transfer 82.3% 98.7%
New Credential 65.9% 100.0%
First-time Graduate 82.2% 99.4%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2006-07
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,043 4.00
Master Degree 2,312 2.68

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2001 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 41.7%
% Fall 2004 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 45.8%
% Fall 2004 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 53.6%
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 23,442 5% 9% 10% 76% 12.4 12.8 17,737 73% 3%
Credential 876 11% 24% 20% 46% 10.5 13.8 570 64% 1%
Graduate 6,550 17% 32% 29% 22% 8.0 8.6 3,335 34% 17%
Total University 30,868 8% 14% 14% 63% 11.6 10.1 21,642 64% 6%

 

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