Facts and Stats

Fall 2016 Stats

CSUSB student population – 20,767 (FTES 18,070):

CSUSB students come from:

  • 88% – San Bernardino and Riverside counties
  • 7% – other California counties
  • 4% – other countries
  • <1% – out-of-state

Highlights of the 20,767 students:

  • 12,650 (61%) – female
  • 8,117 (39%) – male
  • 91% seeking an undergraduate degree
  • 84% attend on a full-time basis
  • 80% are first-generation college students (parents without a bachelor's degree)
  • 63% of our undergraduates are low-income students (Pell Grant recipients)

Student diversity:

  • 60% – Hispanic
  • 14% – White
  • 7% – non-resident foreign students
  • 6% – African American
  • 6% – Asian

Student classification:

  • 23% – freshmen
  • 13% – sophomores
  • 24% – juniors
  • 30% – seniors
  • 2% – post-baccalaureate students
  • 9% – masters
  • <1% – doctoral students

Average age:

  • 23 – Undergraduate students
  • 33 – 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 85%,
  • Four year graduation rate is 12% and
  • Six-year graduation rate is 55%.

At admission,

  • 67% of first time freshmen required some form of developmental coursework in Math and/or English:
  • 30% needed both Math and English,
  • 31% needed Math only, and
  • 7% needed English only.