Table 27
Participation Rates: CSU First-Time Freshmen from California Public High Schools as a Percentage
of All California Public High School Graduates, by Ethnic Group: Fall 1997 - Fall 2007
AfricanAmericanAsianPacific
AmericanIndianAmerican FilipinoLatinoIslanderWhiteTotal**
1997
HS Grads20,7422,36428,8329,03482,0151,588124,496269,071
UC/CSU eligible6,01453517,2974,01218,73946949,692 96,758
Percent eligible29.022.660.044.422.829.539.9 36.0
CSU FTF2,0832384,0501,5146,3641318,690 25,640
Percent CSU FTF10.010.114.016.87.88.27.0 9.5
1998
HS Grads21,1652,51331,2989,56387,7421,850128,405282,897
UC/CSU eligible5,88456618,5964,20820,884521 52,695103,421
Percent eligible27.822.559.444.023.828.241.0 36.6
CSU FTF1,8392094,2141,5966,4541439,491 26,781
Percent CSU FTF 8.78.313.516.77.47.77.4 9.5
1999
HS Grads22,0652,66532,6209,54895,4381,863134,229299,221
UC/CSU eligible5,79959319,3274,33321,103497 54,563106,441
Percent eligible26.322.359.245.422.126.7 40.635.6
CSU FTF1,9602254,7211,6166,77814910,265 29,454
Percent CSU FTF 8.98.414.516.97.18.07.6 9.8
2000
HS Grads22,5362,65534,1149,602100,6371,783137,578309,866
UC/CSU eligible5,57062119,7394,36121,684459 55,341107,926
Percent eligible24.723.457.945.421.525.7 40.234.8
CSU FTF2,0332164,9241,6107,20816611,435 30,936
Percent CSU FTF 9.08.114.416.87.29.38.3 10.0
2001
HS Grads22,4742,73434,67710,229103,7952,052139,228316,124
UC/CSU eligible5,87463220,2354,65423,772537 56,553112,469
Percent eligible26.123.158.445.522.926.2 40.635.6
CSU FTF2,3102035,0971,7427,90318412,207 33,177
Percent CSU FTF 10.37.414.717.07.69.08.8 10.5
2002
HS Grads23,4533,03635,62410,311109,0442,271140,446325,928
UC/CSU eligible5,93369220,4764,50023,771601 56,553112,934
Percent eligible25.322.857.543.621.826.5 40.334.6
CSU FTF2,2622634,9781,7548,17320012,406 33,809
Percent CSU FTF 9.68.714.017.07.58.88.8 10.4
2003
HS Grads24,8553,12035,40710,978116,7242,343144,664341,097
UC/CSU eligible6,04671719,8414,79625,049595 56,430114,199
Percent eligible24.323.056.043.721.525.4 39.033.5
CSU FTF2,3022314,6251,7828,37921612,710 33,809
Percent CSU FTF 9.37.413.116.27.29.2 8.89.9
2004
HS Grads25,2683,04035,23311,247121,4182,291141,576343,484
UC/CSU eligible6,34467719,7885,04026,327623 55,963115,680
Percent eligible25.122.356.244.821.7 27.2 39.533.7
CSU FTF2,3512124,8331,8009,21425612,955 34,621
Percent CSU FTF 9.37.013.716.07.611.2 9.210.1
2005
HS Grads26,8022,95036,39111,486129,6752,348140,814355,231
UC/CSU eligible6,75168021,3565,35731,15765057,556124,984
Percent eligible25.223.158.746.624.027.7 40.935.2
CSU FTF2,8552325,4892,18610,89926413,732 38,868
Percent CSU FTF 10.77.915.119.08.411.29.8 10.9
2006
HS Grads25,3462,83338,37711,638124,5492,310138,591349,074
UC/CSU eligible6,46666723,0125,27331,78766655,671125,308
Percent eligible25.523.560.045.325.528.840.235.9
CSU FTF3,2492785,7422,34512,44436614,778 42,515
Percent CSU FTF 12.89.814.920.110.015.810.6 12.2
2007
HS Grads25,7372,86638,10511,762128,4622,385138,595356,641
UC/CSU eligible6,81867522,8045,37632,36867054,715126,516
Percent eligible26.523.659.845.725.228.139.535.5
CSU FTF3,4733246,0542,48213,56635415,33945,346
Percent CSU FTF13.511.315.921.110.614.811.112.7
 
 
*Percent CSU FTF: The CSU first-time freshmen as a percentage of HS Grads.
**In all years, totals include CSU first-time freshmen of unknown ethnicity; beginning in 1998, HS Grads total also includes students of unknown ethnicity.
Note: CSU nonresident aliens are included among identified ethnic categories in both CSU and high school information.
Sources:High School Graduates from the California Basic Educational Data System (CBEDS), California Department of Education
CSU First-Time Freshmen from the Enrollment Reporting System - Students (ERSS), Division of Analytic Studies