Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Academic Analytics at SJSU

 

 


Quick Facts

- Fall 2012

Total Enrollment: 30,448 Students
(83% 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% 39% 58% 68% 33%
West/South Bay Area 10% 8% 13% 15% 12%
East Bay Area 16% 22% 12% 9% 13%
Northern Bay Area 6% 8% 3% 2% 7%
Southern CA 5% 9% 3% 2% 4%
Other CA Counties 7% 11% 5% 2% 7%
US 1% 1% 0% 0% 4%
Foreign 6% 2% 6% 1% 21%

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) 30,448 100% 14,690 15,758 3,384 3,108 264 1,652
   American Indian 59 0% 21 38 0% 0% 0% 0%
   African American 1,040 3% 502 538 4% 3% 1% 2%
   Asian 10,026 33% 5,303 4,723 40% 29% 17% 18%
   Hispanic 6,491 21% 2,761 3,730 25% 23% 14% 15%
Total Minority 17,616 58% 8,587 9,029 69% 56% 32% 35%
   White 7,789 26% 3,715 4,074 19% 26% 53% 30%
   Foreign National 2,159 7% 1,064 1,095 3% 8% 1% 25%
   Other 2,884 9% 1,324 1,560 9% 10% 13% 10%

*Ethnicity/Race category changed as of Fall 2009
Class Level
HC1 FTEs3
Class Level # % Total # % Total AUL4
  Freshmen 5,955 20% 5,135 21% 12.9
   Sophomores 2,647 9% 2,299 9% 13.0
   Juniors 6,500 21% 5,168 21% 11.9
   Seniors 10,007 33% 8,035 33% 12.0
  2nd/Post Bac 48 0% 26 0% 8.2
Total Undergrad 25,157 83% 20,663 84% 12.3
   Credential 580 2% 434 2% 11.2
   Graduates 4,711 15% 3,433 14% 8.7
Age
Age Undergrad Credential Graduate
19 under 24% 0% 0%
20-24 55% 23% 23%
25-29 13% 37% 40%
30-34 4% 14% 17%
35-59 4% 24% 20%
60 over 0% 2% 1%
Average 22.8 31.8 30.2


Top 5 Most Popular Majors
Undergrad Majors Rank % Total
Psychology 1 3.8%
Bus Admin/Accounting 2 3.7%
Bus Admin/Management 3 3.2%
Biological Sciences 4 3.2%
Justice Studies 5 3.1%

5 Most Popular Graduate Majors
Graduate Majors Rank % Total
Library & Information Science 1 9.8%
Software Engineering 2 8.8%
Computer Engineering 3 7.3%
Social Work 4 6.1%
Educational/Counseling Stu Pers 5 5.2%
Retention
% Fall 2011 students returning Fall 2012 % 1st Year Retention % Good Standing5
First-time Freshman 82.9% %
New Undergraduate Transfer 86.1% %
New Credential 65.9% %
First-time Graduate 82.6% %

Graduation
Age Degree granted
in AY 2011-12
Average years to
degree completion
Bachelor Degree 4,900 4.31
Master Degree 2,716 2.57

Graduation Rates
% Fall 2006 first-time freshmen graduating within 6 yrs: 45.2%
% Fall 2009 new undergrad transfers graduating within 3 yrs: 51.0%
% Fall 2009 first-time graduates graduating within 3 yrs: 67.8%
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 25,157 2% 8% 9% 81% 12.9 12.9 20,320 78% 3%
Credential 580 5% 20% 18% 57% 12.5 0 438 76% 0%
Graduate 4,711 14% 29% 30% 27% 10.4 10.2 2,662 39% 17%
Total University 30,448 4% 11% 12% 72% 12.7 11.6 23,420 72% 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