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Facts and Stats

Fall 2020 Stats

CSUSB student population – 19,404 (FTES 16,757):


CSUSB students come from:

  • 87% – San Bernardino and Riverside counties
  • 7% – other California counties
  • 6% – other countries
  • <1% – out-of-state

3,618 (19%) students take at least 1 unit at the Palm Desert Campus.

Highlights of the 19,404 students:

  • 12,167 (63%) – female
  • 7,237 (37%) – male
  • 88% seeking an undergraduate degree
  • 82% attend on a full-time basis
  • 81% are first-generation college students (parents without a bachelor's degree)
  • 58% of our undergraduates are low-income students (Pell Grant recipients)

Student diversity:

  • 66% – Hispanic
  • 12% – White
  • 6% – 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:

  • 80% – freshmen
  • 14% – sophomores
  • 29% – juniors
  • 28% – 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 85%,
  • Four year graduation rate is 25% and
  • Six-year graduation rate is 59%.