Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Spring 2014

Total Enrollment: 29,164 Students
(82% Undergraduate) and 91% California Residence

New Students
Residence Area2 Total
University
First-time
Freshman
New
Undergrad
Transfer
New
Credential
First-time
Graduate
Santa Clara County 44% 6% 55% 61% 21%
West/South Bay Area 10% 3% 8% 14% 4%
East Bay Area 17% 0% 14% 19% 6%
Northern Bay Area 6% 0% 2% 1% 5%
Southern CA 6% 0% 4% 0% 1%
Other CA Counties 8% 6% 6% 1% 4%
US 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Foreign 8% 84% 10% 3% 57%

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) 29,164 100% 14,392 14,649 31 503 70 656
   American Indian 45 < 1% 18 27 0% < 1% 0% 0%
   African American 943 3% 467 476 6% 4% 1% 1%
   Asian 9,277 32% 4,918 4,359 0% 25% 6% 15%
   Pacific Islander 236 1% 123 113 0% < 1% 0% 0%
   Hispanic 6,367 22% 2,761 3,606 3% 24% 26% 6%
Total Minority 16,868 58% 8,277 8,468 10% 53% 33% 21%
   White 6,776 23% 3,364 3,412 6% 24% 46% 13%
   Foreign National 2,828 10% 1,478 1,350 84% 12% 3% 61%
   Other 2,692 9% 1,273 1,419 0% 10% 19% 5%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Summer 2010
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 4,017 14% 3,412 14% 12.7
   Sophomores 3,535 12% 3,084 13% 13.1
   Juniors 5,338 18% 4,463 19% 12.5
   Seniors 10,960 38% 8,747 37% 12.0
  2nd/Post Bac 31 < 1% 17 < 1% 8.2
Total Undergrad 23,881 82% 19,723 84% 12.4
   Credential 459 2% 342 1% 11.2
   Graduates 4,824 17% 3,506 15% 8.7
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 16% 41% 46%
20-24 13% 0% < 1%
25-29 63% 15% 18%
30-34 4% 15% 18%
35-59 4% 28% 18%
60 over < 1% 1% 1%
Average 23.4 32.4 30.1


5 Most Popular Undergrad Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Psychology 1 4.6%
Bus Admin/Accounting 2 3.6%
Biological Sciences 3 3.4%
Bus Admin/Management 4 3.1%
Bus Admin/Marketing 5 2.9%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Software Engineering 1 14.4%
Electrical Engineering 2 10.1%
Library and Information Sciences 3 8.2%
Social Work 4 6.4%
Education/Counseling and Stu Pers 5 4.4%
Retention
% Fall 2012 students returning Fall 2013 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 87.0% 92.2%
New Undergraduate Transfer 85.8% 99.7%
New Credential 68.6% 100.0%
First-time Graduate 86.6% 96.6%

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2012-13
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 5,206 4.27
Master Degree 2,351 2.59

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2007 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 47.1%
% Fall 2010 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 53.7%
% Fall 2010 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 64.1%
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 23,881 3% 8% 10% 79% 12.4 12.4 18,946 76% 3%
Credential 459 5% 18% 18% 59% 11.2 11.2 353 76% 1%
Graduate 4,824 14% 26% 33% 27% 8.7 10.8 2,878 33% 26%
Total University 29,164 5% 11% 14% 70% 11.9 10.1 22,177 69% 7%

 

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