Table 8

                   CSU Systemwide First-Time Freshmen From California High Schools
                    By Ethnic Group With Percent By Admission Category, Fall 1997


                        ------Regular------   ----Alternative----   ------Special------        All
   Ethnic Group                N          P          N          P          N          P     Groups

   African American        1,593       67.3          9        0.4        765       32.3      2,367
   American Indian           236       84.0          1        0.4         44       15.7        281
   Asian American          3,677       88.1          2        0.0        493       11.8      4,172
   Filipino                1,745       92.6          0        0.0        140        7.4      1,885
   Mexican American        4,388       79.7          5        0.1      1,111       20.2      5,504
   Other Latino            1,409       80.8          3        0.2        331       19.0      1,743
   Pacific Islander          131       84.5          0        0.0         24       15.5        155
   White,Non-Latino        9,434       93.2         23        0.2        665        6.6     10,122



   Total Identified       22,613       86.2         43        0.2      3,573       13.6     26,229
   Unknown                 2,711       89.8          4        0.1        305       10.1      3,020
   Non-Resident Alien        230       81.9          1        0.4         50       17.8        281
   All Groups             25,554       86.5         48        0.2      3,928       13.3     29,530

                                                        Table 9

                         CSU Systemwide First-Time Freshmen From California High Schools
                                          by Ethnic Group, from Fall 1988

                                                        Number


  Ethnic Group           1988     1989     1990     1991     1992     1993     1994     1995     1996     1997

  African American      1,756    1,895    2,048    1,992    1,754    1,651    1,993    2,077    2,393    2,367

  American Indian         220      261      243      229      187      215      248      318      270      281

  Asian American        4,325    4,601    4,674    4,339    3,772    3,654    3,879    3,795    3,977    4,172

  Filipino              1,372    1,577    1,645    1,368    1,126    1,119    1,320    1,610    1,811    1,885

  Mexican American      3,113    3,702    3,896    4,055    3,714    4,015    4,624    5,064    5,380    5,504

  Other Latino            893      915    1,071    1,239    1,120    1,119    1,448    1,702    1,784    1,743

  Pacific Islander        121       98      129       94      122      101      109      135      141      155

  White, Non-Latino    16,496   14,778   12,339   10,684    8,334    7,606    8,465    9,461   10,282   10,122

  Total Identified     28,296   27,827   26,045   24,000   20,129   19,480   22,086   24,162   26,038   26,229

  Unknown               1,601    1,705    1,698    1,598    1,332    1,419    1,591    2,098    2,719    3,020

  Non-Resident Alien      503      500      433      422      476      479      678      318      305      281

  All Groups           30,400   30,032   28,176   26,020   21,937   21,378   24,355   26,578   29,062   29,530



                                                        Percent


  African American        6.2      6.8      7.9      8.3      8.7      8.5      9.0      8.6      9.2      9.0

  American Indian         0.8      0.9      0.9      1.0      0.9      1.1      1.1      1.3      1.0      1.1

  Asian American         15.3     16.5     17.9     18.1     18.7     18.8     17.6     15.7     15.3     15.9

  Filipino                4.8      5.7      6.3      5.7      5.6      5.7      6.0      6.7      7.0      7.2

  Mexican American       11.0     13.3     15.0     16.9     18.5     20.6     20.9     21.0     20.7     21.0

  Other Latino            3.2      3.3      4.1      5.2      5.6      5.7      6.6      7.0      6.9      6.6

  Pacific Islander        0.4      0.4      0.5      0.4      0.6      0.5      0.5      0.6      0.5      0.6

  White, Non-Latino      58.3     53.1     47.4     44.5     41.4     39.0     38.3     39.2     39.5     38.6

  Total Identified       93.1     92.7     92.4     92.2     91.8     91.1     90.7     90.9     89.6     88.8

  Unknown                 5.3      5.7      6.0      6.1      6.1      6.6      6.5      7.9      9.4     10.2

  Non-Resident Alien      1.7      1.7      1.5      1.6      2.2      2.2      2.8      1.2      1.0      1.0

  All Groups            100.0    100.0    100.0    100.0    100.0    100.0    100.0    100.0    100.0    100.0