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Sample Demographics of CSULB Freshmen 2015

Out of approximately 4355 freshmen who first enrolled at CSULB in fall 2015, 4291 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, 2015
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 2015
Religious Preference

 

Student's Gender

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Male

1753

40.9

40.9

40.9

Female

2528

58.9

59.1

100.0

Total

4281

99.8

100.0

Missing

System

10

.2

Total

4291

100.0



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White/Caucasian

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

2988

69.6

70.4

70.4

Marked

1258

29.3

29.6

100.0

Total

4291

100.0

 


African American/Black

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

3978

92.7

93.7

93.7

Marked

268

6.2

6.3

100.0

 

Total

4291

100.0

 

American Indian/Alaska Native

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

4152

96.8

97.8

97.8

Marked

94

2.2

2.2

100.0

 

Total

4291

100.0

 


East Asian (e.g., Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese)

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

3639

84.8

85.7

85.7

Marked

607

14.1

14.3

100.0

Total

4291

100.0

 


Southeast Asian (e.g., Cambodian, Vietnamese, Hmong, Filipino)

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

3299

76.9

77.7

77.7

Marked

947

22.1

22.3

100.0

Total

4291

100.0

 


South Asian (e.g., Indian, Pakistani, Nepalese, Sri Lankan)

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

4175

97.3

98.3

98.3

Marked

71

1.7

1.7

100.0

Total

4291

100.0

 


Other Asian

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

4214

98.2

99.2

99.2

Marked

32

.7

.8

100.0

Total

4291

100.0

 


Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

4168

97.1

98.2

98.2

Marked

78

1.8

1.8

100.0

Total

4291

100.0

 


Mexican American/Chicano

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

2779

64.8

65.4

65.4

Marked

1467

34.2

34.6

100.0

Total

4291

100.0

 

Puerto Rican

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

4206

98.0

99.1

99.1

Marked

40

.9

.9

100.0

Total

4291

100.0

 

         

Other Latino

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

3832

89.3

90.2

90.2

Marked

414

9.6

9.8

100.0

Total

4291

100.0

 

 

Other Ethnicity

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Not Marked

4115

95.9

96.6

96.9

Marked

131

3.1

3.1

100.0

Total

4291

100.0

 


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Age as of December 31, 2015

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

16 or younger
2
.0
.0
.0

17

76

1.8

1.8

1.9

18

3457

80.6

80.7

82.5

19

720

16.8

16.8

99.3

20

23

.5

.5

99.9

21 to 24

5

.1

.1

100.0

Total

4283

99.8

100.0

Missing

System

8

.2

Total

4291

100.0


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Is English Your Native Language?

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

1131

26.4

26.7

26.7

Yes

3112

72.5

73.3

100.0

Total

4243

98.9

100.0

Missing

System

48

1.1

Total

4291

100.0

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Citizenship Status

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

International Student

24

.6

.6

.6

Permanent Resident (green card)

174

4.1

4.1

4.7

U.S. citizen

3981

92.8

93.2

97.9

None of the above
92
2.1
2.1
100.0

Total

4271

99.5

100.0

Missing

System

20

.5

Total

4291

100.0


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Parents'/Guardians' Income in Past Year

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Less than $10,000

251

5.8

6.3

6.3

$10,000 to 14,999

231

5.4

5.8

12.2

$15,000 to 19,999

179

4.2

4.5

16.7

$20,000 to 24,999

276

6.4

7.0

23.7

$25,000 to 29,999

180

4.2

4.5

28.2

$30,000 to 39,999

355

8.3

9.0

37.2

$40,000 to 49,999

363

8.5

9.2

46.3

$50,000 to 59,999

347

8.1

8.8

55.1

$60,000 to 74,999

375

8.7

9.5

64.6

$75,000 to 99,999

448

10.4

11.3

75.9

$100,000 to 149,999

546

12.7

13.8

89.7

$150,000 to 199,999

215

5.0

5.4

95.1

$200,000 to 249,999

112

2.6

2.8

97.8

$250,000 or more

82

1.9

2.1

100.0

Total

3960

92.3

100.0

Missing

System

331

7.7

Total

4291

100.0


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Highest Level of Education of Parent/Guardian 1

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Junior high/Middle school or less

611

14.2

14.6

14.6

Some high school

391

9.1

9.3

24.0

High school graduate

706

16.5

16.9

40.8

Postsecondary school other than college

100

2.3

2.4

43.2

Some college

812

18.9

19.4

62.6

College degree

998

23.3

23.9

86.5

Some graduate school

61

1.4

1.5

88.0

Graduate degree

504

11.7

12.0

100.0

Total

4183

97.5

100.0

Missing

System

108

2.5

Total

4291

100.0


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Highest Level of Education of Parent/Guardian 2

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Junior high/Middle school or less

574

13.4

14.6

14.6

Some high school

402

9.4

10.2

24.8

High school gradudate

769

17.9

19.5

44.4

Postsecondary school other than college

107

2.5

2.7

47.1

Some college

723

16.8

18.4

65.5

College degree

922

21.5

23.4

88.9

Some graduate school

59

1.4

1.5

90.4

Graduate degree

378

8.8

9.6

100.0

Total

3934

91.7

100.0

Missing

System

357

8.3

Total

4291

100.00


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First Generation College Student

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

No

1841

42.9

50.4

50.4

Yes

1815

42.3

49.6

100.0

Total

4082

96.4

100.0

Missing

System

635

14.8

Total

4291

100.0


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Parents' Marital Status

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

One or both deceased

132

3.1

3.1

3.1

Both alive, divorced or living apart

1169

27.2

27.5

30.6

Both alive and living with each other

2954

68.8

69.4

100.0

Total

4255

99.2

100.0

Missing

System

36

.8

Total

4291

100.00


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Where Do You Plan To Live During The Fall 2015?

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

With my family or other relatives

2575

60.0

60.4

60.4

Other private home, apartment, or room

65

1.5

1.5

62.0

College residence hall

1553

36.2

36.4

98.4

Fraternity or sorority house

3

.1

.1

98.5

Other campus student housing

55

1.3

1.3

99.8

Other

10

.2

.2

100.0

Total

4261

99.3

100.0

Missing

System

30

.7

Total

4291

100.0


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Student's Current Religious Preference

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

Agnostic

362

8.4

8.8

8.8

Atheist

227

5.3

5.5

14.3

Baptist

125

2.9

3.0

17.3

Buddhist

205

4.8

5.0

22.3

Church of Christ

342

8.0

8.3

30.6

Eastern Orthodox

22

.5

.5

31.1

Episcopalian

5

.1

.1

31.2

Hindu

18

.4

.4

31.6

Jewish

21

.5

.5

32.2

LDS (Mormon)

15

.3

.4

32.5

Lutheran

28

.7

.7

33.2

Methodist

20

.5

.5

33.7

Muslim

34

.8

.8

34.5

Presbyterian

80

1.9

1.9

36.4

Quaker

5

.1

.1

36.6

Roman Catholic

1279

29.8

31.0

67.6

Seventh-day Adventist

9

.2

.2

67.8

United Church of Christ/Congregational

13

.3

.3

68.1

Other Christian

526

12.3

12.7

80.8

Other Religion

94

2.2

2.3

83.1

None

697

16.2

16.9

100.0

Total

4127

96.2

100.0

Missing

System

164

3.8

Total

4291

100.0



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