Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2013

Total Enrollment: 31,049 Students
(83% 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 45% 33% 50% 70% 30%
West/South Bay Area 10% 8% 12% 12% 10%
East Bay Area 17% 23% 16% 14% 10%
Northern Bay Area 6% 10% 4% 3% 6%
Southern CA 6% 11% 5% 1% 4%
Other CA Counties 8% 12% 8% 1% 5%
US 1% 2% <1% 1% 3%
Foreign 7% 2% 4% - 33%

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) 31,049 100% 15,285 15,764 3,736 3,766 182 1,920
   American Indian 45 <1% 19 26 <1% <1% - <1%
   African American 1,020 3% 508 512 4% 3% 2% 2%
   Asian 10,089 32% 5,379 4,710 39% 30% 15% 16%
   Hispanic 6,858 22% 2,978 3,880 27% 24% 13% 13%
Total Minority 18,012 58% 8,884 9,128 71% 57% 30% 32%
   White 7,466 24% 3,656 3,810 18% 26% 49% 25%
   Foreign National 2,690 9% 1,359 1,331 4% 6% 3% 35%
   Other 2,881 9% 1,386 1,495 8% 10% 19% 8%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Fall 2009
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 5,941 19% 5,169 20% 13.0
   Sophomores 3,269 10% 2,866 11% 13.1
   Juniors 6,708 21% 5,391 21% 12.0
   Seniors 9,907 32% 7,937 31% 12.0
  2nd/Post Bac 37 <1% 17 <1% 6.9
Total Undergrad 25,862 83% 21,380 84% 12.4
   Credential 512 2% 381 2% 11.2
   Graduates 4,904 16% 3,646 14% 8.9
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 24% - <1%
20-24 56% 20% 25%
25-29 13% 40% 41%
30-34 4% 13% 16%
35-59 3% 26% 17%
60 over 0% 1% 1%
Average 22.7 31.7 29.6


Top 5 Most Popular Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Psychology 1 4.5%
Bus Admin/Accounting 2 3.7%
Biological Sciences 3 3.5%
Bus Admin/Management 4 3.1%
Bus Admin/Marketing 5 2.8%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Software Engineering 1 12.0%
Library and Information Sciences 2 9.3%
Electrical Engineering 3 8.3%
Social Work 4 6.3%
Education/Counseling and Stu Pers 5 4.7%
Retention
% Fall 2012 students returning Fall 2013 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 87.0% %
New Undergraduate Transfer 85.8% %
New Credential 68.6% %
First-time Graduate 86.6% %

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 25,862 2% 8% 10% 81% 13.1 13.0 20,852 78% 3%
Credential 512 4% 21% 16% 60% 12.3 0.1 389 76% <1%
Graduate 4,904 13% 27% 33% 28% 10.6 10.2 2,955 36% 24%
Total University 31,278 4% 11% 13% 72% 12.8 11.5 24,196 71% 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