Our Student Population

As of fall 2018, CSUSB has a student population of 19,973 (FTES 17,749), 86% from San Bernardino and Riverside counties, 7% from other countries, 6% from other California counties, and <1% from out-of-state; 1,445 (7%) students take at least 1 unit at the Palm Desert Campus. Of the 19,973 students, 12,200 (61%) are female and 7,773 (39%) are male.  Eighty-nine percent of students are seeking an undergraduate degree, 86% attend on a full-time basis, 81% are first-generation college students (parents without a bachelor's degree); 63% are Hispanic, 13% are White, 7% are non-resident foreign students, 5% are African American, 5% are Asian, 4% Unknown, 2% are Two or More Races, and <1% are Native American/Alaskan Native or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. Twenty-one percent of our students are freshmen, 13% are sophomores, 26% are juniors, 30% are seniors, 2% are post-baccalaureate students, 9% are masters, and <1% are doctoral students. Sixty-one percent of our undergraduates are low-income students (Pell Grant recipients). Average age for our undergraduate students is 22 and 32 for our 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%. 

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