The Office of Institutional Research at California State University, San Bernardino is committed to the generation and dissemination of reliable reports and studies in a timely manner including efficient reporting to various constituencies, evaluation of our institution through survey research and data analysis, and collaboration with our academic leaders in support of decision-making, assessment, and quality improvement.

This office adheres to the Code of Ethics by the Association for Institutional Research. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Institutional Research institutional_research@csusb.edu directly or call 909.537.5052, 909.537.7069 fax.


Our Student Population

As of fall 2015, CSUSB has a student population of 20,024 (FTES 17,465), 85% from San Bernardino and Riverside counties, 7% from other California counties, 7% from other countries, and <1% from out-of-state. Of the 20,024 students, 12,173 (61%) are female and 7,851 (39%) are male. Eighty-eight percent of students are seeking an undergraduate degree, 84% attend on a full-time basis, 80% are first generation college students (parents without a bachelor's degree); 57% are Hispanic, 15% are White, 6% are African American, 7% are non-resident foreign students, and 6% are Asian. Twenty-four percent of our students are freshmen, 12% are sophomores, 25% are juniors, 27% are seniors, 2% are post-baccalaureate students, 9% are masters, and <1% are doctoral students. Sixty-two percent of our undergraduates are low-income students (Pell Grant recipients). Average age for our undergraduate students is 22 and 33 for our graduate/post-baccalaureate students. Our current student success measures are as follows: first-to-second year retention rate of first time full-time freshmen is 87%, four year graduation rate is 10% and six-year graduation rate is 51%. In terms of remediation for first time freshmen, 69% of students required some form of Math and/or English remediation at admission: 38% needed both Math and English, 17% needed Math only, and 14% needed English only.

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