Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

San José State University

The information provided in this section addresses many important institutional contributions to California. This small collection of data is designed to ensure that many of our public universities are recognized for their societal contributions as well as demonstrating greater accountability to individual students, parents, and the public-at-large.

 
DEGREES GRANTED 2011-12
Total Degree Awards San José State % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
Bachelor's 4,901 6% 76,427 45%
Master's 2,715 14% 19,517 28%
Doctoral 0 0% 208 1%
Total 7,616 8% 96,152 38%

BACHELOR'S DEGREE AWARDS 2011-12
By Racial and Ethnic Background San José State % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
African American / Black 177 5% 3,402 46%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 13 3% 470 41%
Asian 1,510 12% 12,189 35%
Hispanic 950 5% 18,637 57%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 106 17% 620 59%
White 1,442 5% 28,018 43%
Two or More Races 176 10% 1,771 74%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 375 4% 8,458 47%
Non-Resident Alien 152 5% 2,862 44%
Total 4,901 6% 76,427 45%
In High Demand Fields San José State % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
Hospitality and Tourism 91 15% 612 95%
Information Technology 149 12% 1,284 28%
Engineering 411 9% 4,331 47%
Business and Professional Services 1,333 8% 16,119 50%
Criminal Justice 202 8% 2,587 70%
Media/Culture/Design 636 7% 8,691 41%

REGULAR AND INTERNSHIP CREDENTIALS 2010-11
  San José State % of
CSU
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject 133 4%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject 200 6%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist 105 5%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics(NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing (.pdf)

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (Fall 2010)
San José State Undergraduates 23,021
San José State Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients 8,255
San José State Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 36%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 42%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates 36%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates 35%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2011-12)
San José State Bachelor's Degrees 4,901
San José State Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients 2,122
San José State Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 43%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 49%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $7,897
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $27,252
San José State average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $6,831
San José State average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $3,887
San José State "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 57%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2010-11 Baccalaureate Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
San José State Percentage 33%
State Percentage 51%
National Public Four-Year Percentage 57%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage 65%
Average Loan Debt of 2010-11 Baccalaureate Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
San José State Average $15,575
State Average $18,879
National Public Four-Year Average $29,059
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average $23,065
Loan Debt Default Rate
San José State Default Rate 4.5%
CSU Default Rate 5.1%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate 6%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate 5.2%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt (.pdf)" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, and The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight.

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients—PayScale (2012)
National average starting median salary of graduates from public universities $41,392
San José State graduates' median starting salary $51,100
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities $70,407
San José State graduates' mid-career median salary $90,100
Source: "Top State Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.