2005 Survey Results for Comparative Data (I. Anuakan)
1565 students visited the on-line survey website; nearly half submitted partial and complete input.
79% women; 34% Latino/Hispanic; 28% African American; 18% white.
20-24 year-olds (34%); 25-29 year-olds (20%).
60% transfered from either a two or four-year college.
Classroom and Faculty Related Interactions
55% reported experiencing fairness
Academic and Student-Life Related Interactions
6 in 10 students are satisfied with multicultural opportunities;
3 in 10 answered neutral to the question. Only 1 in 10 are not satisfied.
Diversity Related Discourses
84% comfortable with own group; 65% with members of other groups; 2 out of 3 more comfortable than not.
1 out 4 Latinos, 1 out of 6 blacks, and 1 out of 12 whites claim their motivation for attending college was economic; half of all Latino and Asian respondents said they attend CSUDH for professional advancement.
21% percent of foreign-born students identified as Atheist;
Latino and Filipino 70% Catholic; African Americans 61% "other Christian."
Black students also reported the highest involvement in off-campus civic and political activity.