Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Spring 2012

Total Enrollment: 28,002 Students
(82% Undergraduate) and 93% California Residence

New Students
Residence Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 48% 0% 71% 69% 32%
West/South Bay Area 11% 0% 12% 15% 0%
East Bay Area 16% 0% 6% 11% 17%
Northern Bay Area 6% 0% 1% 1% 8%
Southern CA 5% 0% 1% 0% 3%
Other CA Counties 7% 0% 3% 2% 5%
US 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Foreign 6% 0% 0% 0% 22%

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) 28,002 100% 13,388 14,614 5 636 85 517
   American Indian 60 0% 24 36 0% 0% 0% 0%
   African American 1,055 4% 508 547 0% 3% 0% 3%
   Asian 8,952 32% 4,693 4,259 0% 28% 28% 23%
   Hispanic 5,847 21% 2,508 3,339 0% 23% 15% 12%
Total Minority 15,914 57% 7,733 8,181 0% 54% 44% 37%
   White 7,486 27% 3,459 4,027 0% 27% 42% 30%
   Foreign National 1,901 7% 957 944 0% 8% 0% 27%
   Other 2,701 10% 1,239 1,462 0% 11% 14% 6%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Fall 2009
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 4,258 15% 3,731 16% 13.1
   Sophomores 2,710 10% 2,407 11% 13.3
   Juniors 5,524 20% 4,553 20% 12.4
   Seniors 10,433 37% 8,478 37% 12.2
  2nd/Post Bac 88 0% 45 0% 7.6
Total Undergrad 23,013 82% 19,214 85% 12.5
   Credential 580 2% 441 2% 11.4
   Graduates 4,409 16% 3,071 14% 8.4
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 14% 0% 0%
20-24 60% 14% 14%
25-29 17% 38% 42%
30-34 5% 18% 19%
35-59 4% 28% 23%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 23.7 33.5 31.5


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Psychology 1 3.9%
Biological Sciences 2 3.5%
Bus Admin/Accounting 3 3.4%
Bus Admin/Management 4 3.4%
Kinesiology 5 3.0%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library and Information Sciences 1 9.9%
Software Engineering 2 8.5%
Electrical Engineering 3 7.5%
Social Work 4 6.8%
Education/Counseling and Stu Pers 5 5.0%
Retention
% Fall 2010 students returning Fall 2011 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 87.1% 94.0%
New Undergraduate Transfer 87.5% 99.9%
New Credential 67.6% 100%
First-time Graduate 84.5% 95.2%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2010-11
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,832 4.02
Master Degree 2,479 2.54

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2005 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 44.3%
% Fall 2008 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 48.1%
% Fall 2008 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 57.6%
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 23,013 3% 8% 9% 80% 12.5 12.6 18,480 78% 2%
Credential 580 5% 22% 18% 54% 11.4 12.0 420 72% 0%
Graduate 4,409 18% 31% 26% 25% 8.5 7.7 2,267 39% 12%
Total University 28,002 5% 12% 12% 71% 12.0 9.8 21,167 72% 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