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New fall 2003 freshman class from among record number of applicants

New Freshman Applicants by Ethnicity
Fall 1997 through Fall 2003
EthnicityFinal Fall 1997Final Fall 1998Final Fall 1999Final Fall 2000Preliminary* Fall 2001Preliminary** Fall 2002Preliminary*** Fall 2003Numerical Change from F2002 to F2003Percentage Change from F2002 to F2003
American Indian139175157172207200199-1-0.5%
African American1,1591,2501,1351,3121,4351,5441,704+160+10.4%
Chicano/Latino2,8573,1402,8183,439 3,9784,2434,613+370+8.7%
Asian American10,33010,32611,55212,26013,31713,51713,286-231-1.7%
White9,1088,89210,74210,89011,37511,74211,563-179-1.5%
Other660431 548 613 631 614 636+22+3.6%
Not Given1,3664,1372,4942,699 2,9012,6313,028+397+15.1%
Subtotal-Citizens and Immigrants25,61928,35129,44631,38533,84434,49135,029+538 +1.6%
International15321,6891,6621,860 2,1991,9231,891-32-1.7%
TOTAL27,15130,04031,108 33,245 36,04336,41436,920+506+1.4%
Subtotal-American Indian, African American, Chicano, Latino4,155 4,5654,1104,9235,6205,9876,516+529+8.8%
Percentage Distribution of New Freshman Applicants by Ethnicity
Fall 1997 through Fall 2003
Ethnicity Final Fall 1997 Final Fall 1998 Final Fall 1999 Final Fall 2000 Preliminary* Fall 2001 Preliminary* Fall 2001 Preliminary***
Fall 2003
American Indian0.5% 0.6%0.5%0.5%0.6%0.6%0.6%
African American4.5%4.4%3.9%4.2%4.2%4.6%4.9%
Chicano/Latino11.2%11.1%9.6%11.0%11.8%12.5%13.2%
Asian American40.3%36.4% 39.2% 39.1%39.3%39.9%37.9%
White35.6%31.4%36.5%34.7% 33.6% 34.7% 33.0%
Other 2.6%1.5%1.9% 2.0% 1.9% 1.8%1.8%
Not Given5.3% 14.6% 8.5% 8.6%8.6% 7.8%8.6%
Subtotal-Citizens and Immigrants100.0%100.0%100.0% 100.0%100.0%101.9%100.0%
Subtotal-American Indian, African American, Chicano, Latino16.2%16.1%14.0%15.7%16.6%17.4% 18.6%

*Fall 2001 applicants as of 3/28/01
**Fall 2002 applicants as of 3/27/02
***Fall 2003 applicants as of 3/26/03
Sources: Office of Undergraduate Admission, Office of AVC Admissions & Enrollment


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New Freshman Admits by Ethnicity
Fall 1997 through Fall 2003
Ethnicity Final Fall 1997 Preliminary Fall 1998 Preliminary Fall 1999 Preliminary Fall 2000 Preliminary Fall 2001 Preliminary Fall 2002 Preliminary Fall 2003 Numerical Change from F2002 to F2003 Percentage Change from F2002 to F2003
American Indian 69 27 39 43 56 42 51 +9 +21.4%
African American 562 191 276 301 313 305 298 -7 -2.3%
Chicano/ Latino 1,266 600 741 876 1,013 1,005 1,030 +25 +2.5%
Asian American 2,925 2,998 3,196 3,225 3,336 3,318 3,380 +62 +1.9%
White 2,725 2,674 2,871 2,767 2,872 2,822 2,785 -37 -1.3%
Other 186 101 147 133 136 100 112 +12 +12.0%
Not Given 496 1,237 716 790 803 721 801 +80 +11.1%
Subtotal-Citizens and Immigrants 8,229 7,828 7,986 8,135 8,529 8,313 8,457 +144 +1.7%
International 221 206 211 208 178 179 222 +43 +24.0%
TOTAL 8,450 8,034 8,197 8,343 8,707 8,492 8,679 +187 +2.2%
Subtotal-American Indian, African American, Chicano, Latino 1,897 818 1,056 1,220 1,382 1,352 1,379 +27 +2.0%
Percentage Distribution of New Freshman Admits by Ethnicity
Fall 1997 through Fall 2003
Ethnicity Final Fall 1997 Preliminary Fall 1998 Preliminary Fall 1999 Preliminary Fall 2000 Preliminary Fall 2001 Preliminary Fall 2002 Preliminary Fall 2003
American Indian 0.8% 0.3% 0.5% 0.5% 0.7% 0.5% 0.6%
African American 6.8% 2.4% 3.5% 3.7% 3.7% 3.7% 3.5%
Chicano/Latino 15.4% 7.7% 9.3% 10.8% 11.9% 12.1% 12.2%
Asian American 35.5% 38.3% 40.0% 39.6% 39.1% 39.9% 40.0%
White 33.1% 34.2% 36.0% 34.0% 33.7% 33.9% 32.9%
Other 2.3% 1.3% 1.8% 1.6% 1.6% 1.2% 1.3%
Not Given 6.0% 15.8% 9.0% 9.7% 9.4% 8.7% 9.5%
Subtotal-Citizens and Immigrants 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Subtotal-American Indian, African American, Chicano, Latino 23.1% 10.4% 13.2% 15.0% 16.2% 16.3% 16.3%

 
Fall 1997 admission data as of 1/21/98
Fall 1998 admission data as of 3/30/98
Fall 1999 admission data as of 4/1/99
Fall 2000 admissions data as of 3/23/00
Fall 2001 admissions data as of 3/28/01
Fall 2002 admissions data as of 3/27/02
Fall 2003 admissions data as of 3/26/03

Sources: Office of Undergraduate Admission, Office of AVC Admissions & Enrollment

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