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Sample Demographics of CSULB Freshmen 2014

Out of approximately 4355 freshmen who first enrolled at CSULB in fall 2014, 4234 freshmen participated in the annual freshman survey during SOAR. Click on the links below to see the demograpic characteristics of this sample:

Gender
Ethnicity
Age as of December 1, 2014
Native speaker of English
U.S. Citizen Status
Parental Income in Past Year
Mother's Education
Father's Education
First Generation College Student
Parents' Status
Planned Residence for Fall 2014
Religious Preference

Disability

 

Student's Gender

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Male

1726

40.8

40.9

40.9

Female

2493

58.9

59.1

100.0

Total

4219

99.6

100.0

Missing

System

15

.4

Total

4234

100.0



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White/Caucasian

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

1215

28.7

28.9

100.00

Not marked

2995

70.7

71.1

71.1

Total

4234

100.0

100.0


African American/Black

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

205

4.8

4.9

100.0

Not marked

4005

94.6

95.1

95.1

Total

4234

100.0

100.0


American Indian/Alaska Native

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

87

2.1

2.1

100.0

Not marked

4123

97.4

97.9

97.9

Total

4234

100.0

100.0


Asian American/Asian

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

1396

33.0

33.2

100.0

Not marked

2814

66.5

66.8

66.8

Total

4234

100.0

100.0


Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

154

3.6

3.7

100.0

Not marked

4056

95.8

96.3

96.3

Total

4234

100.0

100.0


Mexican American/Chicano

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

1452

34.3

34.5

100.0

Not marked

2758

65.1

65.5

65.5

Total

4234

100.0

100.0


Puerto Rican

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

24

.6

.6

100.0

Not marked

4186

98.9

99.4

99.4

Total

4234

100.0

100.0


Other Latino

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

408

9.6

9.7

100.0

Not marked

3802

89.8

90.3

90.3

Total

4234

100.0

100.0


Other Ethnicity

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Marked

175

4.1

4.2

100.0

Not marked

4035

95.3

95.8

95.8

Total

4234

100.0

100.0



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Age as of December 31, 2014

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

16 or younger                 1
.0
.0
.0

17

78

1.8

1.8

1.9

18

3411

80.6

80.7

82.6

19

701

16.6

16.6

99.2

20

24

.6

.6

99.8

21 to 24

10

.2

.2

100.0

Total

4225

99.8

100.0

Missing

System

9

.2

Total

4234

100.0


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Is English Your Native Language?

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

1126

26.6

26.8

26.8

Yes

3069

72.5

73.2

100.0

Total

4195

99.1

100.0

Missing

System

39

.9

Total

4234

100.0

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Citizenship Status

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

International Student

39

.9

.9

3.4

Permanent resident (green card)

174

4.1

4.1

7.5

U.S. citizen

3894

92.0

92.5

100.0

None of the above
103
2.4
2.4
2.4

Total

4210

99.4

100.0

Missing

System

24

.6

Total

4234

100.0


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Parents' Income in Past Year

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Less than $10,000

245

5.8

6.4

6.4

$10,000 to 14,999

230

5.4

6.0

12.4

$15,000 to 19,999

220

5.2

5.7

18.1

$20,000 to 24,999

288

6.8

7.5

25.6

$25,000 to 29,999

208

4.9

5.4

31.0

$30,000 to 39,999

355

8.4

9.2

40.2

$40,000 to 49,999

321

7.6

8.3

48.5

$50,000 to 59,999

301

7.1

7.8

56.4

$60,000 to 74,999

338

8.0

8.8

65.2

$75,000 to 99,999

432

10.2

11.2

76.4

$100,000 to 149,999

518

12.2

13.5

89.9

$150,000 to 199,999

200

4.7

5.2

95.1

$200,000 to 249,999

106

2.5

2.8

97.8

$250,000 or more

84

2.0

2.2

100.0

Total

3846

90.8

100.0

Missing

System

388

9.2

Total

4234

100.0


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Mother's Highest Level Of Education

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Junior high/Middle school or less

619

14.6

15.0

15.0

Some high school

375

8.9

9.1

24.1

High school graduate

755

17.8

18.3

42.5

Postsecondary school other than college

114

2.7

2.8

45.2

Some college

719

17.0

17.5

62.7

College degree

996

23.5

24.2

86.9

Some graduate school

68

1.6

1.7

88.5

Graduate degree

472

11.1

11.5

100.0

Total

4118

97.3

100.0

Missing

System

116

2.7

Total

4234

100.0


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Father's Highest Level Of Education

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Junior high/Middle school or less

621

14.7

15.4

15.4

Some high school

440

10.4

10.9

26.4

High school graduate

773

18.3

19.2

45.6

Postsecondary school other than college

115

2.7

2.9

48.4

Some college

661

15.6

16.4

64.9

College degree

868

20.5

21.6

86.4

Some graduate school

50

1.2

1.2

87.7

Graduate degree

496

11.7

12.3

100.0

Total

4024

95.0

100.0

Missing

System

210

5.0

Total

4234

100.0


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First Generation College Student

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

2104

49.7

51.5

51.5

Yes

1978

46.7

48.5

100.0

Total

4082

96.4

100.0

Missing

System

152

3.6

Total

4234

100.0


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Parents' Marital Status

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

One or both deceased

135

3.2

3.2

3.2

Both alive, divorced or living apart

1139

26.9

27.1

30.3

Both alive and living with each other

2936

69.3

69.7

100.0

Total

4210

99.4

100.0

Missing

System

24

.6

Total

4234

100.0


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Where Do You Plan To Live During The Fall 2014?

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

With my family or other relatives

2593

61.2

61.6

61.6

Other private home, apartment, or room

76

1.8

1.8

63.4

College residence hall

1471

34.7

34.9

98.3

Fraternity or sorority house

2

.0

.0

98.3

Other campus student housing

56

1.3

1.3

99.7

Other

14

.3

.3

100.0

Total

4212

99.5

100.0

Missing

System

22

.5

Total

4234

100.0


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Student's Current Religious Preference

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Baptist

119

2.8

2.9

2.9

Buddhist

237

5.6

5.9

8.8

Church of Christ

286

6.8

7.1

15.9

Eastern Orthodox

17

.4

.4

16.3

Episcopalian

6

.1

.1

16.5

Hindu

21

.5

.5

17.0

Jewish

29

.7

.7

17.7

LDS (Mormon)

17

.4

.4

18.1

Lutheran

39

.9

1.0

19.1

Methodist

24

.6

.6

19.7

Muslim

48

1.1

1.2

20.9

Presbyterian

87

2.1

2.2

23.1

Quaker

4

.1

.1

23.2

Roman Catholic

1347

31.8

33.4

56.5

Seventh-day Adventist

15

.4

.4

56.9

United Church of Christ/Congregational

9

.2

.2

57.1

Other Christian

493

11.6

12.2

69.4

Other Religion

120

2.8

3.0

72.3

None

1116

26.4

27.7

100.0

Total

4034

95.3

100.0

Missing

System

200

4.7

Total

4234

100.0



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Physical Disability (speech, sight, mobility, hearing, etc.)

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

3856

91.1

94.5

94.5

Yes

223

5.3

5.5

100.0

Total
4079
96.3
100.0
 
Missing System
155
3.7
   
Total
4234
100.0
   

Learning Disability (dyslexia, etc.)

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

4008

94.7

98.2

98.2

Yes

75

1.8

1.8

100.0

Total

4083

96.4

100.0

Missing System
151
3.6
 
Total
4234
100.0
 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

3974

93.9

97.2

97.2

Yes

114

2.7

2.8

100.0

Total

4088

96.6

100.0

Missing System
146
3.4
 
Total
4234
100.0
 

Autism Spectrum / Asperger's Syndrome

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

4054

95.7

99.3

99.3

Yes

27

.6

.7

100.0

Total

4081

96.4

100.0

Missing

System

153
3.6
 
Total
4234
100.0
 

Chronic Illness (cancer, diabetes, autoimmune disorders, etc.)

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

4025

95.1

98.6

98.6

Yes

59

1.4

1.4

100.0

Total

4084

96.5

100.0

Missing System
150
3.5
Total
4234
100.0

Psychological Disorder (depression, etc.)

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

3881

91.7

95.1

95.1

Yes

202

4.8

4.9

100.0

Total

4083

96.4

100.0

Missing System
151
3.6
Total
4234
100.0


Other Disability

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

3742

88.4

95.4

95.4

Yes

179

4.2

4.6

100.0

Total

3921

92.6

100.0

Missing System
313
7.4
Total
4234
100.0
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