Facts and Stats

Fall 2018 Stats

CSUSB student population – 19,973 (FTES 17,749):

CSUSB students come from:

  • 86% – San Bernardino and Riverside counties
  • 6% – other California counties
  • 7% – other countries
  • <1% – out-of-state

1313 (7%) students take at least 1 unit at the Palm Desert Campus.

Highlights of the 19,973 students:

  • 12,200 (61%) – female
  • 7,773 (39%) – male
  • 89% seeking an undergraduate degree
  • 86% attend on a full-time basis
  • 81% are first-generation college students (parents without a bachelor's degree)
  • 61% of our undergraduates are low-income students (Pell Grant recipients)

Student diversity:

  • 63% – Hispanic
  • 13% – White
  • 7% – non-resident foreign students
  • 5% – African American
  • 5% – Asian
  • 4% Unknown
  • 2% are Two or More Races
  • <1% are Native American/Alaskan Native or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Student classification:

  • 21% – freshmen
  • 13% – sophomores
  • 26% – juniors
  • 30% – seniors
  • 2% – post-baccalaureate students
  • 9% – masters
  • <1% – doctoral students

Average age:

  • 22 – Undergraduate students
  • 32 – Graduate/post-baccalaureate students

Our current student success measures are as follows:

  • First-to-second year retention rate of first time full-time freshmen is 86%,
  • Four year graduation rate is 19% and
  • Six-year graduation rate is 57%.