Institutional Research

  • CSUN Undergraduate and Graduate Headcounts for 20 Years

Key Campus Facts


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Student headcount and FTES for the most recent Fall semester are shown by academic level and residence status for fee purposes. A student/faculty ratio and average class size are also provided.

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Racial and Ethnic Background

The percentage distribution of students' racial and ethnic background for the most recent Fall semester are shown by academic level.

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Financial Aid

The following figures are shown by student level for the most recent academic year: the percentage of students receiving grant or scholarship aid, the average stipend received, the percentage of students receiving loan funding, and median loan amount received.

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Degrees Granted

Degrees granted during the most recent College year are shown by level and racial and ethnic background.

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Degree Programs

Degrees Programs offered during the most recent academic year are shown by level.

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Retention of Undergraduates

Several facets of undergraduate retention are summarized for the most recent appropriate Fall entry cohorts: one-year continuation rates for first time freshmen and transfer students, three-year graduation rates for transfer students, six-year graduation rates for first time freshmen, and both groups' "likely graduates," a frequently used CSU indicator of the number of eventual graduates.

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Faculty Characteristics

This section presents the following faculty characteristics: headcount, academic rank, racial and ethnic background. Each characteristic is shown for the most recent Fall semester and for tenured/tenure track and adjunct faculty groups.

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Staff Characteristics

The number and percentage of full- and part-time staff members are shown for the most recent Fall semester.

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Facilities Information

Information in this section includes the following campus facilities data: main campus acreage, campus gross square feet, student housing capacity, total number of parking spaces, capital outlay budget total, and energy/sustainability facts.

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Financial Information

Key IPEDS financial indicators for the most recent fiscal year are shown in this section: state general fund appropriations, revenues, and expenditures.

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Information Technology

Indicators of the university’s information technology capacity in the most recent Fall term are shown in this section: percentage of smart classrooms, number of general use computers available to students, number of campus computer labs, and statistics related to email and spam.