Analytic Studies
 
Analytic Studies Reports

Statistical Reports

CSU New Student Enrollments


Fall 1996


Revised March 1999


  • The California State University
  • Office of the Chancellor
  • Division of Analytic Studies
  • 401 Golden Shore
  • Long Beach, California 90802-4210

Following is the Explanatory notes, followed by the Table of Contents, and the Appendix.



Explanatory Notes

1. The census dates for this report were the end of the third week of instruction for campuses on a quarter system and the fourth week of instruction for campuses on a semester system.

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

  • Part-Time students - fewer than 12 credit units
  • Full-Time students - 12 or more credit units
  • As of Fall 1994, for postbaccalaureate/graduate students only:
  • Part-time students--fewer than 9 semester or quarter hours.
  • Full-time students--9 or more semester or quarter hours.

3. Admission basis categories of "regular admits", "alternative", and "special admits" are defined briefly in Appendix A.

4. Students are identified by ethnicity in one of the following groups:

American Indian or Alaskan Native. All persons having origins in any of the original people of North America, and who maintain cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community recognition.

African American. All persons having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa (except those of Hispanic origin).

Hispanic/Latino:

- Mexican American, Mexican, Chicano. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Mexico.

- Central American. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Central America.

- South American. All persons having origins in any of the original people of South America.

- Cuban. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Cuba.

- Puerto Rican. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Puerto Rico.

- Other Latino/Spanish-origin/Hispanic. All persons having origins in any of the original people of the Caribbean Islands, or other persons of Spanish or Latino origin, and not included in the categories of Mexican, Central American, South American, Cuban and Puerto Rican.

Asian American:

- Chinese. All persons having origins in any of the original people of China.

- Japanese. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Japan.

- Korean. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Korea.

- Asian Indian. All persons having origins in any of the original people of the Indian subcontinent and Southwest Asia.

- Other Asian. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Asia not included in the Asian categories of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Asian Indian.

Southeast Asian:

- Cambodian. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Cambodia.

- Laotian. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Laos.

- Vietnamese. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Vietnam.

- Thai. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Thailand.

- Other Southeast Asian. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Southeast Asia, but not included in the categories of Cambodian, Laotian, Vietnamese, and Thai.

Pacific Islander:

- Guamanian. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Guam.

- Hawaiian. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Hawaii.

- Samoan. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Samoa.

- Other Pacific Islander. All persons having origins in any of the original people of the Pacific Islands, including Tahiti, Fiji, and the Marshall Islands, and not included in any of the categories of Guamanian, Hawaiian, and Samoan.

White, Non-Hispanic. All persons having origins in any of the original people of Europe, North Africa, the Middle East (except those of Hispanic origin).

Filipino. All persons having origins in any of the original people of the Philippine Islands.

Other. All persons who do not fall into one of the above categories.

No Response. Students not surveyed or who do not mark a choice of ethnic codes from the list provided.

Declined to State. Persons who decline to identify themselves by ethnic category.

5. Enrollments are summarized by ethnic group after first excluding "nonresident aliens." Students having an ethnic group code of "all other responses," "no response," and "declined to state" are grouped together in this report as "unknown."

6. Class level is determined by the number of accumulated semester or quarter credit hours as follows:

Class Level		Semester Hours		Quarter Hours

Lower division 		fewer than 60		fewer than 90 
Upper division		60 or more 		90 or more 

7. A graduate student holds an acceptable baccalaureate or its equivalent and has been enrolled in a graduate degree program.

8. A postbaccalaureate student holds an acceptable baccalaureate or its equivalent and is not enrolled in a graduate degree program.




Table of Contents

Total New Students Tables 1 - 2.

Table 1. Total New Student Enrollment, Fall 1996

Table 2. New Student Enrollment by Type of Student, Fall 1984 to Fall 1996

First-Time Freshmen Tables 3 to 22.

Table 3. First-Time Freshman Enrollment by Campus and Ethnicity, Fall 1996

Table 4. Asian American First-Time Freshman Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1996

Table 5. Latino First-Time Freshman Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1996

Table 6. Total First-Time Freshman Enrollment by Ethnicity, Fall 1984 to Fall 1996

Table 7. First-Time Freshmen by Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1984 to Fall 1996

Table 8. Total First-Time Freshmen by Age, Sex and Origin, Fall 1996

Table 9. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996

Table 10. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996, African American

Table 11. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996, American Indian

Table 12. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996, Asian American

Table 13. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996, Filipino

Table 14. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996, Mexican American

Table 15. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996, Other Latino

Table 16. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996, Pacific Islander

Table 17. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996, White, Non-Latino

Table 18. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996, Unknown

Table 19. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1996, Nonresident Alien

Table 20. First-Time Freshmen from California Public High Schools by Ethnic Group, Fall 1984 to Fall 1996

Table 21. First-Time Freshmen from California Private High Schools by Ethnic Group, Fall 1984 to Fall 1996

Table 22. First-Time Freshmen by Ethnicity and Institution of Origin, Fall 1996

Table 23.0 to 27 First-Time Freshmen from California High Schools by Ethnicity and Admission Category, Fall 1996, Systemwide

    Table 23.1 Bakersfield
    Table 23.2 Chico
    Table 23.3 Dominguez Hills
    Table 23.4 Fresno
    Table 23.5 Fullerton
    Table 23.6 Hayward
    Table 23.7 Humboldt
    Table 23.8 Long Beach
    Table 23.9 Los Angeles
    Table 23.10 Northridge
    Table 23.11 Pomona
    Table 23.12 Sacramento
    Table 23.13 San Bernardino
    Table 23.14 San Diego
    Table 23.15 San Francisco
    Table 23.16 San Jose
    Table 23.17 San Luis Obispo
    Table 23.18 Sonoma
    Table 23.19 Stanislaus

Table 24. Regularly Admitted First-Time Freshmen from California High Schools by Ethnicity, Fall 1984 to Fall 1996

Table 25. Specially Admitted First-Time Freshmen from California High Schools by Ethnicity, Fall 1984 to Fall 1996

Table 26. One-Year Continuation Rates for Fall 1991 First-Time Freshmen by Ethnic Group Table 27. Public High School Graduates Completing A to F Course Requirements and CSU First-Time Freshmen as a Percentage of all California Public High School Graduates

Undergraduate Transfers Tables 28.1 to 28.20

Table 28 Total Undergraduate Transfers by Age, Sex and Origin, Fall 1996, All Campuses

    Table 28.1 Bakersfield
    Table 28.2 Chico
    Table 28.3 Dominguez Hills
    Table 28.4 Fresno
    Table 28.5 Fullerton
    Table 28.6 Hayward
    Table 28.7 Humboldt
    Table 28.8 Long Beach
    Table 28.9 Los Angeles
    Table 28.10 Northridge
    Table 28.11 Pomona
    Table 28.12 Sacramento
    Table 28.13 San Bernardino
    Table 28.14 San Diego
    Table 28.15 San Francisco
    Table 28.16 San Jose
    Table 28.17 San Luis Obispo
    Table 28.18 San Marcos
    Table 28.19 Sonoma
    Table 28.20 Stanislaus

Table 29 to 42. Undergraduate Transfers by Segment of Origin, Fall 1996, Total

    Table 30 African American
    Table 31 American Indian
    Table 32 Asian American
    Table 33 Filipino
    Table 34 Mexican American
    Table 35 Other Latino
    Table 36 Pacific Islander
    Table 37 White Non-Latino
    Table 38 Unknown
    Table 39 Nonresident Alien

Table 40. Undergraduate Transfers by Campus and Ethnicity, Fall 1996

Table 41. Asian American Undergraduate Transfers by Campus, Fall 1996

Table 42. Latino Undergraduate Transfers by Campus, Fall 1996

Table 43.0 to 46 CSU Fall 1996 Systemwide Undergraduate Transfers from California Community Colleges, by Ethnic Group with Percent by Admission Category

    Table 43.1 Bakersfield
    Table 43.2 Chico
    Table 43.3 Dominguez Hills
    Table 43.4 Fresno
    Table 43.5 Fullerton
    Table 43.6 Hayward
    Table 43.7 Humboldt
    Table 43.8 Long Beach
    Table 43.9 Los Angeles
    Table 43.10 Northridge
    Table 43.11 Pomona
    Table 43.12 Sacramento
    Table 43.13 San Bernardino
    Table 43.14 San Diego
    Table 43.15 San Francisco
    Table 43.16 San Jose
    Table 43.17 San Luis Obispo
    Table 43.18 San Marcos
    Table 43.19 Sonoma
    Table 43.20 Stanislaus

Table 44. Undergraduate Transfer Enrollment from California Community Colleges by Ethnicity, Fall 1984 to Fall 1996

Table 45. Total Undergraduate Transfers by Discipline Division and Ethnicity, Fall 1996

Table 46. One-Year Continuation Rates for Fall 1991 Undergraduate Transfers by Ethnic Group

First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Students
Tables 47-62

Table 47. First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Campus and Ethnicity, Fall 1996

Table 48. First-Time and Transfer Asian American Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1996

Table 49. First-Time and Transfer Latino Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1996

Table 50. First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Students by Age, Sex and Origin, Fall 1996, All Campuses

Table 51. First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Discipline Division and Ethnicity, Fall 1996

Table 52. First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Ethnicity and Institution of Origin, Fall 1996

Table 53. First-Time Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Institution Where Bachelors Degree was Earned, Fall 1996

Table 54. First-Time Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Campus and Ethnicity, Fall 1996

Table 55. First-Time Asian American Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1996

Table 56. First-Time Latino Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1996

Table 57. First-Time Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Students by Age, Sex and Origin, Fall 1996, All Campuses

Table 58. First-Time Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Ethnicity and Institution Origin, Fall 1996

Table 59. First-Time Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Type of Institution where Bachelor's Degree Was Earned, Fall 1996

Table 60. Transfer Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Campus and Ethnicity, Fall 1996

Table 61. Transfer Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Age, Sex and Origin, Fall 1996, All Campuses

Table 62. Transfer Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Ethnicity and Institution of Origin, Fall 1996

Table 63. Transfer Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Type of Institution Where Bachelors Degree Was Earned, Fall 1996


Appendix A

Admission Basis Categories for New Undergraduates

Code

1. First-Time Freshmen

Regular

A. Applicants who are California residents or graduates of a California high school (40753).

B. Applicants who are neither California residents nor graduates of a California high school (40754).

C. Applicants who are graduates of foreign secondary schools (40755).

L. Applicants who satisfied the eligibility criteria of the University of California; in effect fall 1995 through spring 1999.

Alternative

D. Applicants who are adult students (40756) and full-time permanent or probationary employees (41804e).

F. Applicants to curricula of less than four years (40757).

L. Students admitted in pilot programs (41250); not in effect fall 1995 through spring 1999.

M. Students determined to be eligible on the basis of the high school proficiency examination (sa 75-74 (p)).

Special

E. Applicants who are not otherwise eligible provided they are "eligible veterans" as defined in Subdivision (a) (1) of Section 1652, Title 38, United States code (40756.1).

H. Applicants not otherwise eligible and who are not classified as "disadvantaged" (40900-general).

I. Applicants not otherwise eligible and who are classified as "disadvantaged" (40901).

2. Undergraduate transfers

Regular

N. Applicants who are California residents and who have completed 56 units of transferable college credit (40803).

V. Applicants who are not California residents and who have completed 56 units of transferable college credit (40803.1).

O. Applicants with fewer than 56 units, 2.0 GPA, eligible under 1965 standards (40804).

P. Applicants with fewer than 56 units, 2.0 GPA, eligible under "grandfather" clause (40804).

S. Applicants who, in the judgment of the appropriate campus authority, can succeed at the campus (40806) and full-time permanent or probationary employees (41804e).

Alternative

W. Applicants who are adult students (40807).

Special

Q. Applicants with particular majors (40805).

R. Applicants who are not otherwise eligible provided they are "eligible veterans" as defined in Subdivision (a) (1) of Section 1652, Title 38, United States code (40805.1).

T. Applicants not otherwise eligible and who are not classified as "disadvantaged" (40900-general).

U. Applicants not otherwise eligible and who are classified as "disadvantaged" (40901).


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