Analytic Studies

Statistical Reports

CSU COLLEGE YEAR REPORT


1994-95



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  • Office of the Chancellor
  • Division of Analytic Studies
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  • Long Beach, California 90802-4210

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Explanatory Notes

1. This report is based on the Student Enrollment File (ERSS) of the Enrollment Reporting System.

2. The census date for this report is the close of the third week of instruction for campuses on a quarter system and the fourth week of instruction for campuses on a semester system. Enrollments are in terms of the net number of students actively enrolled on the census date.

3. The college year includes fall and spring semesters or summer, fall, winter, and spring quarters. The college year is assumed to begin with the summer quarter.

4. Six of the campuses are on a quarter system (four as year-round), while the remainder are on a semester system. CSU Stanislaus has adopted the "4-1-4" academic calendar consisting of two 13-week semesters and a month-long winter term. College year enrollments are calculated as follows:

    Semester and three-quarter calendar campuses: average of term enrollments. Year-round (four-quarter) campuses: average of fall, winter, and spring enrollments plus one third of summer enrollment. Stanislaus (4-1-4 calendar): average enrollments are calculated by weighting terms by 13, 4, and 13.

5. Full-time equivalent students (FTE) by term are derived by dividing total semester (quarter) student credit hours by 15, a theoretical "normal" workload. Annual full-time equivalent students are derived by dividing total semester student credit hours for the college year by 30, total quarter student credit hours by 45.

6. Definitions of term FTE in the 4-1-4 system at Stanislaus do not conform to systemwide definitions. The inclusion of the special winter term, however, adjusts FTE to systemwide comparability and uniformity of annual FTE.

7. Enrollment type is based on the number of semester or quarter credit hours for which a student was enrolled on the census date, as follows:

    Part-time student--fewer than 12 semester or quarter units. Full-time student--12 or more semester or quarter units.

8. Limited students are those individuals who attempt six or fewer student credit units during a term. As a consequence of the relatively small workload being attempted, such students are charged reduced student fees.

9. Class level for undergraduate students is determined by the number of accumulated semester or quarter credit hours as follows:


 Class Level      Semester Hours          Quarter Hours
 Freshman         fewer than 30           fewer than 45
 Sophomore        30 to fewer than 60     45 to fewer than 90
 Junior           60 to fewer than 90     90 to fewer than 135
 Senior           90 or more              135 or more

10.A postbaccalaureate student holds an acceptable baccalaureate or its equivalent and has not been enrolled in a graduate program.

11.A graduate student holds an acceptable baccalaureate or its equivalent and has been enrolled in a graduate program. The distinction between graduate and postbaccalaureate students is based on evaluation of Student Standing Code and Degree Objective Code.

12.For purposes of this report, a student is considered to have continued into a subsequent term if he or she is enrolled at the same campus in that term. The level of the student is determined by the level in the initial enrollment period from which continuation is to be determined.

13.Student credit units can be characterized by the level of the course (lower division, upper division, or graduate division) which is being attempted. Annual FTE by course level is calculated by determining the student credit units being attempted at each level of course and dividing the result by 30 (representing the total number of student credit units in a full-time equivalent student).

14."Campus Totals" refer to enrollments for campuses, excluding special programs and Maritime Academy. "System Totals" include enrollments for Statwide Nursing, Summer Arts, International Programs, and Maritime Academy.




College Year Summary

Table of Contents

Tables 1 through 4

1. Total Enrollment by Term for the 1994-95 College Year

2. Total Full-Time Equivalent Students by Term for the 1994-95 College Year

3. Annual Full-Time Equivalent Students by Campus for the College Year from 1978-79

4. CSU Annual Enrollment by Student Level, 1994-95 College Year

Tables 5 through 9

5 CSU Annual Full-Time Equivalent Students by Student Level, 1994-95 College Year

6 CSU Annual Full-Time Equivalent Students by Course Level, 1994-95 College Year

7. CSU Regular Student Enrollment by Term, 1994-95 College Year

8. CSU Limited Student Enrollment by Term, 1994-95 College Year

9. Limited Student Enrollment Percent of Total by Term, 1994-95 College Year

Tables 10 through 14

10. CSU First-Time Freshmen by Term, 1994-95 College Year

11. CSU Undergraduate Transfers by Term, 1994-95 College Year

12. Freshman Undergraduate Transfers by Term, 1994-95 College Year

13. Sophomore Undergraduate Transfers by Term, 1994-95 College Year

14. Junior Undergraduate Transfers by Term, 1994-95 College Year

Tables 15 through 19

15. Senior Undergraduate Transfers by Term, 1994-95 College Year

16. First Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureates by Term, 1994-95 College Year

17. First Time and Transfer Graduates by Term, 1994-95 College Year

18. Total College Year New Students with Percent by Level and Enrollment Status, from 1985-86

19. First-Time Freshmen by Segment of Origin, All Terms, 1994-95 College Year

Tables 20 through 24

20. Undergraduate Transfers by Segment of Origin, All Terms, 1994-95 College Year

21. Annual Total Enrollment by Student Level, 1994-95 Academic Year

22. Annual Full-Time Equivalent Students by Student Level, 1994-95 Academic Year

23. Annual Full-Time Equivalent Students by Course Level, 1994-95 Academic Year

24. 1994-95 Summer Arts Program Enrollment, Humboldt

Tables 25 through 30

25. 1994-95 Statewide Nursing Program Enrollment, Dominguez Hills

26. 1994-95 International Programs Enrollment

27. Ratio of Annual Academic Year Full-Time Equivalent Students to Fall Full-Time Equivalent Students, 1988-89 through 1994-95

28. Ratio of College Year Annual Full-Time Equivalent Students to Fall Student Enrollment, from 1985-86

29. Comparison of Reported Annual Full-Time Equivalent Students with FTE Budget Allocations, from 1985-86

30. Yearly Patterns of Student Enrollment for the 1994-95 College Year

Table 31

31. Comparison of Fall Enrollment, College Year Annual FTES, and College Year Unduplicated Headcount from 1985-86 to 1994-95


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