Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Spring 2009

Total Enrollment: 31,455 Students
(77% Undergraduate) and 92% California Residence

New Students
Residence Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 48% 37% 56% 77% 36%
West/South Bay Area 12% 8% 16% 9% 8%
East Bay Area 16% 14% 12% 6% 15%
Northern Bay Area 6% 8% 4% 2% 8%
Southern CA 4% 8% 2% 2% 2%
Other CA Counties 6% 7% 4% 3% 7%
US 1% 0% 0% 1% 2%
Foreign 7% 17% 5% 1% 23%

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) 31,455 100% 14,401 17,054 71 1,441 124 1,018
   American Indian 163 1% 63 100 0% 0% 0% 1%
   African American 1,520 5% 714 806 10% 4% 3% 3%
   Asian 7,123 23% 3,618 3,505 20% 24% 16% 16%
   Filipino 2,230 7% 1,104 1,126 8% 6% 2% 3%
   Pacific Islander 260 1% 115 145 0% 1% 1% 0%
   Hispanic 5,157 16% 2,123 3,034 20% 18% 11% 9%
Total Minority 16,453 52% 7,737 8,716 58% 53% 34% 31%
   White 9,046 29% 3,853 5,193 8% 31% 51% 28%
   Foreign National 2,502 8% 1,327 1,175 21% 5% 2% 29%
   Other 3,454 11% 1,484 1,970 13% 11% 14% 11%

Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 4,434 14% 3,982 16% 13.5
   Sophomores 2,798 9% 2,555 10% 13.7
   Juniors 6,648 21% 5,560 22% 12.5
   Seniors 9,757 31% 7,834 31% 12.0
  2nd/Post Bac 471 1% 295 1% 9.4
Total Undergrad 24,108 77% 20,226 80% 12.6
   Credential 835 3% 604 2% 10.9
   Graduates 6,512 21% 4,389 17% 8.1
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 13% 0% 0%
20-24 57% 14% 14%
25-29 19% 32% 39%
30-34 5% 15% 18%
35-59 6% 37% 27%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 24.2 34.6 32.1


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 6.6%
Business Administration/Manage 2 5.5%
Psychology 3 4.4%
Business Administration/Marketing 4 4.1%
Business Administration/Accounting 5 3.8%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 16.4%
Electrical Engineering 2 7.5%
Software Engineering 3 7.4%
Education/Administration and Sup 4 5.2%
Social Work 5 5.1%
Retention
% Fall 2007 students returning Fall 2008 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 79.3% 89%
New Undergraduate Transfer 81.0% 99%
New Credential 67.9% 99%
First-time Graduate 81.4% 97%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2007-08
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,662    4.43
Master Degree 2,596   2.57

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2002 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 40.7%
% Fall 2005 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 41.3%
% Fall 2005 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 56.1%
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 24,108 4% 9% 10% 77% 12.6 12.7 18,605 75% 3%
Credential 835 10% 24% 17% 48% 10.9 9.6 547 65% 0%
Graduate 6,512 18% 33% 29% 20% 8.1 8.1 3,162 34% 14%
Total University 31,455 7% 14% 14% 65% 11.7 9.8 22,314 66% 5%

 

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