Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

California State University, San Josť State

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 2012-13
Total Degree Awards San Josť State % of CSU CSU % of State
Bachelor's 5,2096%81,80347%
Master's2,35212%19,07227%
Doctoral00%3342%
Total7,5617%101,20939%

Bachelor's Degree Awards 2012-13
by Racial and Ethnic Background San Josť State % of CSU CSU % of State
African American / Black1885%3,60247%
American Indian / Alaskan Native133%41443%
Asian1,62212%13,41338%
Hispanic1,1055%21,68662%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander12020%59753%
White1,4845%28,99045%
Two or More Races2179%2,50669%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown3114%7,57644%
Non-Resident Alien1495%3,01942%
Total5,2096%81,80347%
in High Demand Fields San Josť State % of CSU CSU % of State
Hospitality and Tourism12216%Not Available
Information Technology15210%1,48630%
Engineering46510%4,86749%
Business and Professional Services1,3568%16,45254%
Media/Culture/Design7178%9,37744%
Nursing1837%2,68549%

Regular and Internship Credentials 2011-12
San Josť State % of CSU
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject1335%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject1847%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist925%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2011-12)
San Josť State Undergraduates23,803
San Josť State Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients10,076
San Josť State Pell Percentage of Undergraduates42%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates49%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates35%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates31%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2012-13)
San Josť State Bachelor's Degrees5,209
San Josť State Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients2,262
San Josť State Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees43%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees49%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), College InSight

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2012-13$8,245
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-13$28,404
San Josť State average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-13$6,852
San Josť State average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-13$3,087
San Josť State "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-1345%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2011-12 Baccalaureate Recipients who
Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
San Josť State Percentage17%
State Percentage52%
National Public Four-Year Percentage58%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage65%
Average Loan Debt of 2011-12 Baccalaureate
Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
San Josť State Average$16,649
State Average$20,269
National Public Four-Year Average$24,443
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average$29,309
Loan Debt Default Rate
Loan Debt Default Rate
San Josť State Default Rate3.2%
CSU Default Rate5.1%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate6.8%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate5.1%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt" 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 (2013)
National average starting median salary of graduates from public universities$42,670
San Josť State graduates' median starting salary$50,500
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities$72,026
San Josť State graduates' mid-career median salary$90,400
Source: "Top State Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.