Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2010

Total Enrollment: 29,076 Students
(79% 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 50% 51% 68% 67% 38%
West/South Bay Area 11% 7% 12% 12% 12%
East Bay Area 15% 18% 7% 12% 12%
Northern Bay Area 6% 6% 2% 2% 3%
Southern CA 4% 8% 2% 1% 3%
Other CA Counties 6% 8% 3% 3% 5%
US 1% 0% 0% 2% 3%
Foreign 7% 1% 6% 1% 25%

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) 29,076 100% 13,609 15,467 2,761 2,802 373 1,666
   American Indian 83 0% 31 52 0% 0% 0% 0%
   African American 1,115 4% 541 574 4% 3% 1% 2%
   Asian 8,705 30% 4,454 4,251 36% 30% 18% 19%
   Hispanic 6,013 21% 2,510 3,503 26% 21% 13% 12%
Total Minority 15,916 55% 7,536 8,380 66% 54% 33% 34%
   White 7,916 27% 3,539 4,377 24% 29% 49% 29%
   Foreign National 2,327 8% 1,275 1,052 2% 7% 2% 28%
   Other 2,917 10% 1,259 1,658 8% 10% 16% 9%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Fall 2009
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 4,762 16% 4,056 18% 12.8
   Sophomores 2,803 10% 2,407 11% 12.9
   Juniors 6,119 21% 4,828 21% 11.8
   Seniors 9,154 31% 7,160 32% 11.7
  2nd/Post Bac 183 1% 105 0% 8.6
Total Undergrad 23,021 79% 18,556 82% 12.1
   Credential 730 3% 534 2% 11.0
   Graduates 5,325 18% 3,606 16% 8.1
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 21% 0% 0%
20-24 57% 25% 22%
25-29 14% 31% 39%
30-34 4% 12% 16%
35-59 4% 30% 22%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 23.1 32.6 30.9


Top 5 Most Popular Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Art 1 6.2%
Psychology 2 4.4%
Bus Admin/Management 3 4.2%
Biological Sciences 4 3.7%
Bus Admin/Accounting 5 3.5%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 12.0%
Software Engineering 2 9.0%
Electrical Engineering 3 8.8%
Social Work 4 5.7%
Education/Counseling and Stu Pers 5 3.9%
Retention
% Fall 2009 students returning Fall 2010 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 79.8% 90.9%
New Undergraduate Transfer 83.5% 99.4%
New Credential 63.3% 100%
First-time Graduate 78.8% 96.9%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2009-10
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 5,073 4.10
Master Degree 2,745 2.47

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2004 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 45.8%
% Fall 2007 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 42.6%
% Fall 2007 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 59.7%
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 23,021 3% 8% 10% 79% 12.1 12.0 18,169 20% 1%
Credential 730 9% 19% 17% 55% 10.9 12.8 525 28% 0%
Graduate 5,325 18% 33% 30% 20% 8.2 8.0 2,632 44% 7%
Total University 29,076 6% 13% 13% 67% 11.5 9.5 21,326 25% 2%

 

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