The Stanislaus State Diversity & Equity Data Portal is a compilation of highlights, data tables, and links to campus and systemwide dashboards for further exploration.i Fall 2020 data is included where available in the highlights, however most of the Book of Trends data tables are currently through fall 2019.  



  • Stanislaus State’s undergraduate applicant pool is as diverse as its service region, and increasingly so. In the past five years the percentage of freshmen minority applicants increased by six percentage points, from 73.3% for fall 2016 to 79.4% for fall 2020. The percentage of traditionally underrepresented minorities (URM) increased by seven percentage points. 
  • In the past year, the percentage of freshmen minority applicants increased by five percentage points, and the percentage of URM applicants increased by six percentage points. 
  • Distribution of fall 2020 freshmen applicants by race/ethnicity in descending order: 65.6% Hispanic/Latino, 11.0% White, 9.9% Asian, 5.1% Non-resident alien, 3.1% Black or African American, 3.1% Two or more races, 1.5% Unknown, 0.6% Pacific Islander, and 0.2% American Indian. 
  • In the past five years the percentage of transfer minority applicants increased from 60.8% to 64.6%, an increase of 3.8 percentage points. The percentage of underrepresented minorities (URM) increased from 48.4% in fall 2016 to 52.4% in fall 2020, increasing four percentage points. 
  • Distribution of fall 2020 transfer applicants by race/ethnicity in descending order: 48.5% Hispanic/Latino, 22.6% White, 11.6% Asian, 5.1% Non-resident alien, 3.6% Black or African American, 3.6% Two or more races, 4.0% Unknown, 0.6% Pacific Islander, and 0.3% American Indian. 


  • Acceptance rate of fall 2020 freshmen applicants by race/ethnicity in descending order: 94.8% White, 93.8% Asian, 89.0% Two or more races, 88.9% Unknown, 88.7% Hispanic/Latino, 83.6% Non-resident alien, 83.3% American Indian, 82.6% Black or African American, and 82.5% Pacific Islander. 
  • Acceptance rate of fall 2020 transfer applicants by race/ethnicity in descending order: 92.2% Hispanic/Latino, 92.0% Unknown, 90.9% American Indian, 90.7% White, 89.5% Non-resident alien, 90.3% Asian, 89.1% Two or more races, 88.0% Pacific Islander, and 82.4% Black or African American. 

For more information… 

Stanislaus State Admissions Dashboard Includes trends on freshmen and transfer applicants, admissions, and enrollment with demographic filters. (Coming soon.)

CSU Student Origin Dashboard Includes freshmen and transfer applicants, admissions, and enrollment counts with filters for CSU campus, fall term, new student type, and demographic data. 

Stanislaus State Book of Trends, Enrollment Management tables

  • Table 7.5: First-Time Freshman Applications, Admissions and Enrollment, 5-Year Trend 
  • Table 7.6: First-Time Transfer Applications, Admissions and Enrollment, 5-Year Trend 

New Student Enrollment 

  • About 79% of fall 2020 incoming freshmen and 64% of incoming transfers are ethnic minorities. One in seven incoming freshmen and over half (54%) of incoming transfers are URM students. 
  • On average, about 81% of incoming freshmen and 74% of incoming transfers are first-generation college students (neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree). 
  • On average, about 68% of incoming freshmen and 64% of incoming transfers are women. 

      Total Enrollment 

  • Stan State is a majority-minority institution; ethnic minorities make up about 69% of all state-supported students and about 70% of all state-supported undergrads (fall 2020). 
  • Stan State – along with most other CSU campuses – is a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Fifty-seven percent of students are Hispanic and 58.3% of undergrad students are Hispanic (fall 2020). 
  • Distribution of fall 2020 student enrollment by race/ethnicity in descending order: 57.2% Hispanic/Latino, 20.3% White, 8.8% Asian, 4.5% Unknown, 3.7% Non-resident alien, 2.9% Two or more races, 1.9% Black or African American, 0.6% Pacific Islander, and 0.2% American Indian (fall 2020). 
  • On average, three-fourths of undergraduates at Stanislaus State are first-generation college students. 
  • Sixty-six percent of undergrads are women, and 67% of all students are women. 

For more information… 

Stanislaus State Enrollment Profile Dashboard

CSU Student Success Dashboard, Faculty Dashboard: Who Are My Students? (Login Required) 

Stanislaus State Academic Unit Profile (AUP) (Login Required) 

Stanislaus State Book of Trends, Enrollment tables

  • Table 2.5: Enrollment by Gender and Race/Ethnicity, 5-Year Trend 
  • Fig. 2.5A: Enrollment by Gender, Fall 2019 
  • Fig. 2.5B: Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Fall 2019 
  • Table 2.6: Enrollment by Degree Level and Race/Ethnicity with CSU Campus Total and Six-County Service Region Population Comparisons, Fall 2019 
  • Table 2.7: Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity with CSU Peer Institutions Comparisons, Fall 2019 Freshmen and Transfer Cohort Trends Continuing Student Trends 
  • Fig. 2.7: Percentage of Hispanic/Latino and URM Enrollment with CSU Peer Institutions Comparisons, Fall 2019 
  • Table 2.28: Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are First in Family to Pursue Earning a Bachelor’s Degree with CSU Peer Institutions Comparisons, Fall 2019 
  • Table 2.31: Stockton Campus Full-Time Equivalent Student (FTES) Enrollment by Degree Level and Academic Level, 5-Year Trend 
  • Table 2.33: Full-Time Undergraduate Degree-Seeking Student-Athletes by Race/Ethnicity, 5-Year Trend 

  • The URM equity gap for freshmen returning one year later (e.g., 1 year retention rate) is about three percentage points (three-year average). The gap decreases for freshmen returning two and three years later. 
  • Over the past several years a larger percentage of URM community college transfer students compared to non-URM community college transfers returned the following fall. 

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Stanislaus State Retention and Graduation Dashboard 

CSU Graduation and Success Dashboard (Login Required) 

  • Over half of all bachelor’s degrees awarded are to URM students (51.8%), and 63.3% of degrees are awarded to minorities, including 48.8% to Hispanic students and 2.5% to Black or African American students. 
  • At the graduate level, 45.8% of master’s degrees are awarded to URM students and 57% are awarded to minorities. 
  • Over 67% of all bachelor’s degrees awarded are to first-generation college students. 
  • In the most recent year, over half of degrees were awarded to Underrepresented minorities, 51.0% overall and 51.8% at the undergraduate level. This continued trend will contribute to the University’s efforts to close the URM equity gap. 

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Stanislaus State Book of Trends, Degrees Awarded tables

  • Table 8.2: Degrees Awarded by Degree Level and Underrepresented Minority (URM) Status, 5-Year Trend 
  • Fig. 8.2: Degrees Awarded by URM Status, 2019-20 
  • Fig. 8.3:  Ratio of Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded to First Generation and Non-First Generation Students, 5-Year Trend 

Graduation Rates 

  • The URM equity gap for freshmen who graduate within four years is about 5.7 percentage points on average. The gap has fluctuated over the past five years, with a low of 4.4 percentage points (fall 2014 cohort) and high of 7.4 percentage points (fall 2011 cohort). 
  • The URM equity gap for freshmen decreases by the six year mark to about three percentage points on average. While the fall 2011 cohort had the highest gap at the four year mark, there was no gap at the six year mark. The highest gap over the past five cohort years was 6.3 percentage points (fall 2010 cohort). 
  • The URM equity gap for transfers at the 2 and 4 year mark vary from year to year. At the four year mark the gap has ranged from -2.1 percentage points (fall 2015 cohort) to 8.8 percentage points (fall 2012 cohort). 

For more information… 

Stanislaus State Retention and Graduation Dashboard

CSU Graduation and Success Dashboard (Login Required) 

CSU Equity Gaps Dashboard: What Does the Equity Gap Look Like on My Campus? (Login Required) 

      DFW Rates

  • Learning outcomes as reflected in grades is a measure of learning. Grading information is available for general education courses and in majors upon request, or at the links below. 

For more information… 

Stanislaus State Retention and Graduation Dashboard 

CSU Student Success Dashboard: Are There Overlooked Equity Gaps? (Login Required) 

CSU Student Success Dashboard: In Which Courses Do They Struggle? (Login Required) 

  • Best College for Hispanic Students: Stanislaus State Ranked #25 (Top 50)
  • Stanislaus State Earned Spots in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2021” Rankings in Four Categories: Social Mobility, Best for Veterans, Best Value and Top Public Schools. Stanislaus State placed in the top 30 on four rankings of colleges located in the West: No. 7 Social Mobility, No.11 Top Public School, No. 18 Best Colleges for Veterans, No. 29 Regional Universities (West)  Article: "Stan State Among Top 30 Colleges West"  
  • Stanislaus State a Top-10 University Nationally for Social Mobility. For a sixth consecutive year, Stanislaus State’s ongoing commitment to enhancing the lives of its students has been recognized by CollegeNET, which has ranked the University No. 8 in the nation on its Social Mobility Index (SMI). Article: "Stan State Top 10 University Nationally Social Mobility"

  • Fall 2020, approximately 27% of faculty were minorities and 53% of faculty were female.
  • Fall 2020, approximately 39% of staff were minorities and over 65% of staff were female. 
  • Fall 2020, over 32% of all Stan State employees were minorities and more than 59% of all Stan State employees were female.
  • Fifty-nine percent of all Stan State employees are females, compared to 55% of all CSU employees for fall 2020. Sixty-three percent of all Latinx and Black Stan State employees are women, compared to nearly 60% of all CSU employees.

For more information… 

Stanislaus State IPEDS Faculty and Staff Trends Dashboard

CSU Employee Profile

Stanislaus State Book of Trends, Faculty and Staff tables

  • Table 9.7: Faculty Headcount by Race/Ethnicity, 5-Year Trend 
  • Table 9.8: Faculty Headcount by Gender, 5-Year Trend 
  • Table 9.9: Staff Headcount by Race/Ethnicity, 5-Year Trend 
  • Table 9.10: Staff Headcount by Gender, 5-Year Trend 
  • Table 9.13: New Full-Time Hires by Race and Ethnic Minority Status, 11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 
  • Table 9.14: New Full-Time Hires by Gender, 11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 

i Links to some campus and systemwide dashboards will require you to log in, whether from on or off campus. 
1) To access the IEA Dashboards, an OIT Security Request form will need to be submitted. Select Student then select Stanislaus Data Warehouse Institutional Research. 
2) Additionally, employees must enroll in MFA and obtain VPN access. (See details on OIT’s Employee VPN webpage.)

Updated: April 12, 2023