Fast Facts

The purpose of the fast facts is to provide a "snapshot" of institutional data including information about the University history, census-date student enrollments and demographics, degrees awarded, educational programs, and faculty and staff population.

Academic Programs

The University offers over 189 majors, minors, concentrations and teaching credentials, 23 master's degree programs and six graduate certificate programs as well as an Executive MBA and a doctoral degree program in Educational Leadership. Students are encouraged to take courses to give them a broad understanding of the liberal arts and sciences in their first two years so they can make an informed choice of specialization.

Faculty

The highly accessible faculty is renowned for teaching, research, and service. Over 80 percent of full time faculty are tenured or on tenure track. Approximately 85 percent of full time faculty hold a doctorate or other terminal degree. As of fall 2013, there were a total of 492 instructional faculty, 277 full time and 215 part time.

Student Body

The diverse student body includes many first generation college students and working parents. As of fall 2013, the student body of 8,917 includes 7,754 undergraduate students and 1,163 postbaccalaureate/graduate students.

Headcount and Full-Time Equivalent Students Enrollment (Fall 2013)
  HC FTES
Undergraduate 7,754 6,735
Graduates 1,163 873
Master's 760 580
Credential 353 271
All Other Postbaccalaureates 16 6
Doctorate 34 17
TOTAL 8,917 7,608

Note. Undergraduate headcount includes 16 postbaccalaureates seeking a second bachelor's degree.

Degrees Awarded
(2012-13)
Bachelor's 1,621 (83%)
Master's 316 (16%)
Doctorate 8 (0.4%)
TOTAL 1,945
First-Time Freshmen Applications & Admissions (Fall 2013)
Applied 5,804
Admitted 4,280
Enrolled 1,224
Most Popular Bachelor Degree Programs (Fall 2013)
BS Business Administration 1,380 (18%)
BS Nursing (Pre-Nursing & Nursing) 785 (10%)
BA Psychology 751 (10%)
BA/BS Biological Sciences 681 (9%)
BA Criminal Justice 612 (8%)

Note. Nursing students account for 216 enrollments; Pre-Nursing account for 569 enrollments.

Work Force (Fall 2013)
Instructional Faculty 492
Staff 464
TOTAL 956
Acreage
Main campus 228
Stockton Center 102
Institutional Finances
Market value of total endowment (June 2008) Over $8.97 million
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
21:1
Graduation Rate for Full-Time First-Time Freshmen (Fall 2007 cohort graduating within 6 years)
52%
4-Year Average Student-Right-To-Know Graduation Rate for Full-Time First-Time Freshmen (Fall 2004-2007 cohorts graduating within 6 years)
50%
One-Year Retention Rate for Full-Time First-Time Freshmen (Fall 2012 Cohort)
87%
Most Popular Graduate Degree Programs (Fall 2013)
MA Education 253 (32%)
MSW Social Work 154 (19%)
MPA Public Administration 94 (12%)
MA/MS Psychology 74 (10%)
MBA Business Administration 72 (9%)
Headcount by Race/Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaskan Native 30 (0.3%)
Asian 948 (11%)
Black or African American 236 (3%)
Hispanic or Latino 3,912 (44%)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 57 (0.6%)
Nonresident Alien 190 (2%)
Unknown 620 (7%)
Two or more races 321 (4%)
White 2,603 (29%)
Gender
Women 5,806 (65%)
Men 3,111 (35%)
Average Age
First-Time Freshmen 18
Undergraduate 23
Graduate/Postbaccalaureate 31
Overall 24