Analytic Studies

Statistical Reports

CSU New Student Enrollments


Fall 1998

January 1998



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.

    9. The numbers included in this report do not include the students who are studying abroad in fall 1998 via CSU International Programs. For selected data on these students please see the new Statistical Report for the CSU International Programs.

    Numbers for the CSU International Programs will be included in the 1998-99 College Year Statistical Report, and they will be included in all applicable Statistical Reports thereafter.

    10. Enrollment in the Statewide Nursing Program is now included in Dominguez Hills.




    .CSU New Student Enrollments, Fall 1998

    Table of Contents

    Total New Students (Tables 1 through 2)

    Table 1. Total New Student Enrollment, Fall 1998
    Table 2. New Student Enrollment by Type of Student, Fall 1989 to Fall 1998

    First-Time Freshmen (Tables 3 through 8)

    Table 3. First-Time Freshman Enrollment by Campus and Ethnicity, Fall 1998
    Table 4. Asian American First-Time Freshman Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1998
    Table 5. Latino First-Time Freshman Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1998
    Table 6. Total First-Time Freshman Enrollment by Ethnicity, Fall 1989 to Fall 1998
    Table 7. First-Time Freshmen by Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1989 to Fall 1998
    Table 8. Total First-Time Freshmen by Age, Sex and Origin, Systemwide, Fall 1998

    (Tables 9 through 22)

    Table 9. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998
    Table 10. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998, African American
    Table 11. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998, American Indian
    Table 12. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998, Asian American
    Table 13. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998, Filipino
    Table 14. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998, Mexican American
    Table 15. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998, Other Latino
    Table 16. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998, Pacific Islander
    Table 17. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998, White, Non-Latino
    Table 18. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998, Unknown
    Table 19. First-Time Freshmen by Campus and Type of High School of Graduation, Fall 1998, Non-Resident Alien
    Table 20. First-Time Freshmen from California Public High Schools by Ethnic Group, Fall 1989 to Fall 1998
    Table 21. First-Time Freshmen from California Private High Schools by Ethnic Group, Fall 1989 to Fall 1998
    Table 22. First-Time Freshmen by Ethnicity and Institution of Origin, Fall 1998

    (Tables 23 through 23.22)

    Table 23. First-Time Freshmen from California High Schools by Ethnicity and Admission Category, Fall 1998, 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 Maritime Academy
      Table 23.11 Monterey Bay
      Table 23.12 Northridge
      Table 23.13 Pomona
      Table 23.14 Sacramento
      Table 23.15 San Bernardino
      Table 23.16 San Diego
      Table 23.17 San Francisco
      Table 23.18 San Jose
      Table 23.19 San Luis Obispo
      Table 23.20 San Marcos
      Table 23.21 Sonoma
      Table 23.22 Stanislaus

    (Tables 24 through 27)

    Table 24. Regularly Admitted First-Time Freshmen from California High Schools by Ethnicity, Fall 1989 to Fall 1998
    Table 25. Specially Admitted First-Time Freshmen from California High Schools by Ethnicity, Fall 1989 to Fall 1998
    Table 26. One-Year Continuation Rates for Fall 1995 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 through 28.22)

    Table 28. Total Undergraduate Transfers by Age, Sex and Origin, Fall 1998, 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 Maritime Academy
      Table 28.11 Monterey Bay
      Table 28.12 Northridge
      Table 28.13 Pomona
      Table 28.14 Sacramento
      Table 28.15 San Bernardino
      Table 28.16 San Diego
      Table 28.17 San Francisco
      Table 28.18 San Jose
      Table 28.19 San Luis Obispo
      Table 28.20 San Marcos
      Table 28.21 Sonoma
      Table 28.22 Stanislaus

    (Tables 29 through 39)

    Table 29. Undergraduate Transfers by Segment of Origin, Fall 1998, Total

      Table 30.0 African American
      Table 31.0 American Indian
      Table 32.0 Asian American
      Table 33.0 Filipino
      Table 34.0 Mexican American
      Table 35.0 Other Latino
      Table 36.0 Pacific Islander
      Table 37.0 White Non-Latino
      Table 38.0 Unknown
      Table 39.0 Non-Resident Alien

    (Tables 40 through 42)

    Table 40. Undergraduate Transfers by Campus and Ethnicity, Fall 1998
    Table 41. Asian American Undergraduate Transfers by Campus, Fall 1998
    Table 42. Latino Undergraduate Transfers by Campus, Fall 1998

    (Tables 43 through 43.22)

    Table 43. CSU Fall 1998 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 Maritime Academy
      Table 43.11 Monterey Bay
      Table 43.12 Northridge
      Table 43.13 Pomona
      Table 43.14 Sacramento
      Table 43.15 San Bernardino
      Table 43.16 San Diego
      Table 43.17 San Francisco
      Table 43.18 San Jose
      Table 43.19 San Luis Obispo
      Table 43.20 San Marcos
      Table 43.21 Sonoma
      Table 43.22 Stanislaus

    (Tables 44 through 46)

    Table 44. Undergraduate Transfer Enrollment from California Community Colleges by Ethnicity, Fall 1989 to Fall 1998
    Table 45. Total Undergraduate Transfers by Discipline Division and Ethnicity, Fall 1998
    Table 46. One-Year Continuation Rates for Fall 1995 Undergraduate Transfers by Ethnic Group

    First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Students
    (Tables 47 through 59)

    Table 47. First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Campus and Ethnicity, Fall 1998
    Table 48. First-Time and Transfer Asian American Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1998
    Table 49. First-Time and Transfer Latino Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1998
    Table 50. First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Students by Age, Sex and Origin, Fall 1998, All Campuses
    Table 51. First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Discipline Division and Ethnicity, Fall 1998
    Table 52. First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Ethnicity and Institution of Origin, Fall 1998
    Table 53. First-Time and Transfer Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Institution Where Bachelors Degree was Earned, Fall 1998
    Table 54. First-Time Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Campus and Ethnicity, Fall 1998
    Table 55. First-Time Asian American Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1998
    Table 56. First-Time Latino Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Enrollment by Campus, Fall 1998
    Table 57. First-Time Postbaccalaureate and Graduate Students by Age, Sex and Origin, Fall 1998, All Campuses
    Table 58. First-Time Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Ethnicity and Institution Origin, Fall 1998
    Table 59. First-Time Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Type of Institution where Bachelor's Degree Was Earned, Fall 1998

    (Tables 60 through 63)

    Table 60. Transfer Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Campus and Ethnicity, Fall 1998
    Table 61. Transfer Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Age, Sex and Origin, Fall 1998, All Campuses
    Table 62. Transfer Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Ethnicity and Institution of Origin, Fall 1998
    Table 63. Transfer Postbaccalaureates and Graduates by Type of Institution Where Bachelors Degree Was Earned, Fall 1998

    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

    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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