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Student Profile - Fall 2013

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Enrollment


School Undergraduate Graduate Total

College of Arts and Sciences

        3,085
   65
  3,150
Leavey School of Business         1,436   889
  2,325
School of Engineering            965
  982
  1947
School of Law              -   696
   696
School of Education and Counseling Psychology
             -   738    738
Jesuit School of Theology
             -   159    159
Fall 2014 Enrollment Total
        5,486
3,529 9,015
Summer 2014 Enrollment Total
        1,130
1,681 2,811

 

Freshman Class Profile

Fall 2014 - Class of 2018
Applications  14,985
Accepted   7,395
Enrolled   1,319


 

Enrolled Freshman

Middle 50% of Scores
GPA    
 3.67  (unweighted 4 point scale)          
SAT Critical Reading
 590 - 680
SAT math
 620 - 710
ACT Composite  27-32


Enrolled Freshmen Demographics


Religious background: Catholic
 45%
From Jesuit high schools  14%
From other Catholic high schools  23%
From private high schools (Non-Jesuit)  18%
From public high schools
 45%
Alumni ties  25%
Live in residence halls  96%
From California  68%         
From other states and countries
 32%
Number of states  38
Number of foreign countries  23


 

Transfers

Applied 895      
Accepted
280
Enrolled
140
Mean GPA (admitted)
3.53


 

Student Statistics

Fall 2014
Gender  Undergraduate  Graduate
  Male  2,755 (50%)  1,749 (50%)
  Female
 2,731 (50%)

 1,780  (47%)



 


Ethnicity
 Undergraduate  Graduate
  American Indian or Alaskan Native 7 (<1%) 3 (<1%)
  Asian
914 (17%) 1,455 (41%)
  Black or African American
175 (3%) 79 (2%)
  Hispanic of any race
974 (17%) 369 (10%)
  Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
13 (<1%) 8 (<1%)
  White 2,667 (49%) 1,089 (31%)
  Two or more non-Hispanic races or ethnicities
371 (7%) 94 (3%)
  Race and Ethnicity unknown
365 (7%) 432 (12%)

 



 

Other Statistics (2013-14)

Freshman retention rate (fall 2013 cohort)
 96%
Six-year graduation rate (fall 2008 cohort)
 85%
Average class size  23
Classes with fewer than 30 students  72%
Student to faculty ratio  12:1



 

 

Student Costs

Undergraduate Program (2014-15)
Tuition and fees                   
 $42,812 per year
Room and board  $12,921 per year (varies)


 

Graduate Programs Tuition (2014-15)
Law School  $1,589-1,759 per semester unit, based on program   
MBA
 $951-1,055 per semester unit, based on program
Engineering
 $862 per quarter unit
Counseling Psychology and Education
 $538 per quarter unit   
Pastoral Ministries
 $488 per quarter unit
Jesuit School of Theology
 $9,495 per semester (varies with program)


 

 

Financial Assistance

Undergraduate Students (2014-15)
Total scholarships/grants  $85,768,157
Total student and parent loans  $30,484,035
Work Study  $836,314
Receiving aid    86%


 

Graduate Students (2014-15)
Total scholarships/grants  $4,132,752
Total student loans  $14,094,443
Work Study  $3,300
Receiving aid  54%


 

Law Students (2014-15)
Total scholarships/grants  $6,541,400
Total student loans  $27,806,258
Work study  $83,270
Receiving aid    82%

 

Jesuit School of Theology (2014-15)
Total scholarships/grants  $774,613
Total student loans  $467,076
Receiving aid  50%


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