First-Time Freshman Cohorts - Detail Report

This article covers how to run and interpret the First-Time Freshman Cohorts - Detail report on the Student Success dashboard.

What does this report show?

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts - Detail report shows charts and tables with a comparison of cohorts from fall 2004 - present on values such as college, size, degree count, % graduated, enrolled count (current term), % enrolled & not graduated, not graduated & not enrolled count, and % not graduated & not enrolled. Users can specify for which cohorts they wish to see this information and to view numbers by college (latest), college (entry), gender, ethnicity, underrepresented status, prior institution type, parent education level, EOP participation, or Freshman Programs participation.

Accessing the Report

1. Log in to the CSUF Data Warehouse (OBIEE).

2. Click on Dashboards and select Student Success.

Dashboard select

3. Click the First-Time Freshman Cohorts - Detail tab on the Student Success dashboard.

Report Overview

By default, the First-Time Freshman Cohorts - Detail report will show data for first-time full-time freshman from Fall 2006 - Fall 2011 organized by the the academic college that the student’s major is currently in. 

When you access the report, your personal settings for the report (page) appear. If you have not set up your personal settings, the system defaults will automatically populate.

The counts on this report are current as of today.

First-Time Freshman Cohorts Detail report

Report Filters

The first section of the report contains the available filters. Utilize the filters to narrow down your report results or find specific values.

First Time Freshman Cohorts Detail Filters

Filter Descriptions

Filter
Description
Cohort Description The catalog year for the cohort(s) for which you wish to view data. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.

Report Parameters

Use the drop-down menu under the report filters to change the data you see in the results charts and tables.

First Time Freshman Cohorts Detail Report Parameters
Available Parameters
Name
Description
Cohort Summary
Organizes the data by all cohorts for the academic term(s) selected. This view is the same as running the Cohort Comparison report for First-Time Full-Time Freshman cohorts.
Gender
Organizes the data by the gender population. 
Ethnicity
Organizes the data by the reported ethnic group of the students in the cohort.
Underrepresented Status
Organizes the data by the underrepresented status of the students.
Prior Institution Type
Organizes the data by the type of institution that the student attended prior to attending CSUF.
Parent Education
Organizes the data by the highest level of education completed by the students’ parents.
College (Latest)

Organizes the data by the the academic college that the student’s major is currently in. 

College (Entry)

Organizes the data by the the academic college that the student’s major upon entering CSUF is in. 

EOP Participation
Organizes the data by the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Participation status of the students.
Freshman Prog. Participation
Organizes the data by the Freshman Programs Participation status of the students.

Reading the Charts

You can hover over the bars in charts to see the specific count associated with each bar.

Cohort Summary Chart
Cohort Summary Chart results

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts Summary chart shows the percentage graduated versus percentage enrolled versus percentage not graduated & not enrolled for each cohort listed on the y-axis on the left.

The legend on the right indicates what each color represents on the chart: green for percentage graduated in that cohort, blue for percentage enrolled & not graduated in that cohort, and red for percentage not graduated & not enrolled in that cohort.

The chart also provides markers at the 80% and 50%.

Gender Chart
Gender Chart results

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts by Gender chart shows the percentage graduated versus percentage enrolled versus percentage not graduated & not enrolled for each cohort listed on the y-axis on the left for each gender.

The legend on the right indicates what each color represents on the chart: green for percentage graduated in that cohort, blue for percentage enrolled & not graduated in that cohort, and red for percentage not graduated & not enrolled in that cohort.

The chart also provides markers at the 80% and 50%.

Ethnicity Chart
Ethnicity Chart results

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts by Ethnicity chart shows the percentage graduated versus percentage enrolled versus percentage not graduated & not enrolled for each cohort listed on the y-axis on the left for each ethnicity.

The legend on the right indicates what each color represents on the chart: green for percentage graduated in that cohort, blue for percentage enrolled & not graduated in that cohort, and red for percentage not graduated & not enrolled in that cohort.

The chart also provides markers at the 80% and 50%.

Underrepresented Status Chart
Underrepresented Status Chart results

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts by Underrepresented Status chart shows the percentage graduated versus percentage enrolled versus percentage not graduated & not enrolled for each cohort listed on the y-axis on the left based on underrepresented status (either yes or no).

The legend on the right indicates what each color represents on the chart: green for percentage graduated in that cohort, blue for percentage enrolled & not graduated in that cohort, and red for percentage not graduated & not enrolled in that cohort.

The chart also provides markers at the 80% and 50%.

Prior Institution Type Chart
Prior Institution Type Chart results

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts by Prior Institution Type chart shows the percentage graduated versus percentage enrolled versus percentage not graduated & not enrolled for each cohort listed on the y-axis on the left for the type of institution that the student came from prior to attending CSUF.

The legend on the right indicates what each color represents on the chart: green for percentage graduated in that cohort, blue for percentage enrolled & not graduated in that cohort, and red for percentage not graduated & not enrolled in that cohort.

The chart also provides markers at the 80% and 50%.

Parent Education Chart
Parent Education Chart results

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts by Parent Education chart shows the percentage graduated versus percentage enrolled versus percentage not graduated & not enrolled for each cohort listed on the y-axis on the left for the level of parent education.

The legend on the right indicates what each color represents on the chart: green for percentage graduated in that cohort, blue for percentage enrolled & not graduated in that cohort, and red for percentage not graduated & not enrolled in that cohort.

The chart also provides markers at the 80% and 50%.

College (Latest) Chart

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts by College (Latest) chart shows the percentage graduated versus percentage enrolled versus percentage not graduated & not enrolled for each cohort listed on the y-axis on the left for the college that the student’s current major is in.

The legend on the right indicates what each color represents on the chart: green for percentage graduated in that cohort, blue for percentage enrolled & not graduated in that cohort, and red for percentage not graduated & not enrolled in that cohort.

The chart also provides markers at the 80% and 50%.

College (Entry) Chart
College (Entry) Chart results

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts by College (Entry) chart shows the percentage graduated versus percentage enrolled versus percentage not graduated & not enrolled for each cohort listed on the y-axis on the left for the college that the student’s initial major was in.

The legend on the right indicates what each color represents on the chart: green for percentage graduated in that cohort, blue for percentage enrolled & not graduated in that cohort, and red for percentage not graduated & not enrolled in that cohort.

The chart also provides markers at the 80% and 50%.

EOP Participation Chart
EOP Participation Chart results

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts by EOP Participation chart shows the percentage graduated versus percentage enrolled versus percentage not graduated & not enrolled for each cohort listed on the y-axis on the left for the EOP Participation status.

The legend on the right indicates what each color represents on the chart: green for percentage graduated in that cohort, blue for percentage enrolled & not graduated in that cohort, and red for percentage not graduated & not enrolled in that cohort.

The chart also provides markers at the 80% and 50%.

Freshman Prog. Participation Chart
Freshman Prog. Participation Chart results

The First-Time Freshman Cohorts by Freshman Programs Participation chart shows the percentage graduated versus percentage enrolled versus percentage not graduated & not enrolled for each cohort listed on the y-axis on the left for the Freshman Programs Participation status.

The legend on the right indicates what each color represents on the chart: green for percentage graduated in that cohort, blue for percentage enrolled & not graduated in that cohort, and red for percentage not graduated & not enrolled in that cohort.

The chart also provides markers at the 80% and 50%.

Reading the Tables

In each table, you can click on a count to view information on the specific students who are a part of that count if you have access to student detail information.

Cohort Summary Table

Available Columns

Column
Description
Cohort Description The catalog year for the cohort. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.
Size The number of students in the cohort.
Degree Count The number of students in the cohort who have been awarded a degree.
% Graduated The percentage of students in the cohort who have graduated.
Enrolled Count The number of students in the cohort who are enrolled in the current term.
% Enrolled The percentage of students in the cohort who are enrolled in the current term.
Not Graduated & Not Enrolled Count The number of students in the cohort who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
% Not Graduated & Not Enrolled The percentage of students in the cohort who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
Gender Table

Available Columns

Column
Description
Cohort Description The catalog year for the cohort. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.
Gender Indicates the gender of the students. Values include:
  • Female
  • Male
Size The number of students in the cohort for the specified gender.
Degree Count The number of students in the cohort for the specified gender who have been awarded a degree.
% Graduated The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified gender who have graduated.
Enrolled Count The number of students in the cohort for the specified gender who are enrolled in the current term.
% Enrolled The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified gender who are enrolled in the current term.
Not Graduated & Not Enrolled Count The number of students in the cohort for the specified gender who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
% Not Graduated & Not Enrolled The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified gender who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
Ethnicity Table

Available Columns

Column
Description
Cohort Description
The catalog year for the cohort. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.
Ethnicity
The reported ethnic group of the students in the cohort.
Size
The number of students in the cohort for the specified ethnicity.
Degree Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified ethnicity who have been awarded a degree.
% Graduated
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified ethnicity who have graduated.
Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified ethnicity who are enrolled in the current term.
% Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified ethnicity who are enrolled in the current term.
Not Graduated & Not Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified ethnicity who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
% Not Graduated & Not Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified ethnicity who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
Underrepresented Status Table

Available Columns

Column
Description
Cohort Description
The catalog year for the cohort. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.
Underrepresented Status
The underrepresented status of the students: 
  • Yes indicates the students are members of an underrepresented group
  • No indicates that the students are not members of an underrepresented group
Size
The number of students in the cohort for the specified underrepresented status.
Degree Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified underrepresented status who have been awarded a degree.
% Graduated
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified underrepresented status who have graduated.
Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified underrepresented status who are enrolled in the current term.
% Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified underrepresented status who are enrolled in the current term.
Not Graduated & Not Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified underrepresented status who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
% Not Graduated & Not Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified underrepresented status who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
Prior Institution Type Table

Available Columns

Column
Description
Cohort Description
The catalog year for the cohort. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.
Prior Institution Type
The type of institution that the student attended prior to attending CSUF.
Size
The number of students in the cohort for the specified prior institution type.
Degree Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified prior institution type who have been awarded a degree.
% Graduated
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified prior institution type who have graduated.
Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified prior institution type who are enrolled in the current term.
% Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified prior institution type who are enrolled in the current term.
Not Graduated & Not Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified prior institution type who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
% Not Graduated & Not Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified prior institution type who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
Parent Education Table

Available Columns

Column
Description
Cohort Description
The catalog year for the cohort. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.
Parent Education The highest level of education completed by the students’ parents.
Size
The number of students in the cohort for the specified level of parent education.
Degree Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified level of parent education who have been awarded a degree.
% Graduated
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified level of parent education who have graduated.
Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified level of parent education who are enrolled in the current term.
% Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified level of parent education who are enrolled in the current term.
Not Graduated & Not Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified level of parent education who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
% Not Graduated & Not Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified level of parent education who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
College (Latest) Table

You can click on a College to view a breakdown by major.

Available Columns

Column
Description
Cohort Description
The catalog year for the cohort. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.
College (Latest)

The code for the academic college that the student’s major is currently in.

  • ARTS = College of the Arts
  • CBE = College of Business & Economics
  • COM = College of Communications
  • ECS = College of Engineering & Computer Science
  • HSS = College of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • HHD = College of Health & Human Development
  • MISC = Undeclared or unknown
  • NSM = College of Natural Science & Math
Size
The number of students in the cohort for the specified academic college.
Degree Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified college who have been awarded a degree.
% Graduated
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified college who have graduated.
Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified college who are enrolled in the current term.
% Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified college who are enrolled in the current term.
Not Graduated & Not Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified college who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
% Not Graduated & Not Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified college who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
College (Entry) Table

You can click on a College to view a breakdown by major.

Available Columns

Column
Description
Cohort Description
The catalog year for the cohort. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.
College (Entry)

The code for the academic college that the student’s major upon entering CSUF is in.

  • ARTS = College of the Arts
  • CBE = College of Business & Economics
  • COM = College of Communications
  • ECS = College of Engineering & Computer Science
  • HSS = College of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • HHD = College of Health & Human Development
  • MISC = Undeclared or unknown
  • NSM = College of Natural Science & Math
  • OTHER = Undeclared or unknown
Size
The number of students in the cohort for the specified academic college.
Degree Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified college who have been awarded a degree.
% Graduated
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified college who have graduated.
Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified college who are enrolled in the current term.
% Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified college who are enrolled in the current term.
Not Graduated & Not Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified college who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
% Not Graduated & Not Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified college who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
EOP Participation Table

Available Columns

Column
Description
Cohort Description
The catalog year for the cohort. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.
EOP Participation

The EOP Participation status of the students.

  • Yes indicates the students participated in the EOP program
  • No indicates that the students did not participate in the EOP program
Size
The number of students in the cohort for the specified EOP Participation status.
Degree Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified EOP Participation status who have been awarded a degree.
% Graduated
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified EOP Participation status who have graduated.
Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified EOP Participation status who are enrolled in the current term.
% Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified EOP Participation status who are enrolled in the current term.
Not Graduated & Not Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified EOP Participation status who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
% Not Graduated & Not Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified EOP Participation status who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
Freshman Prog. Participation Table

Available Columns

Column
Description
Cohort Description
The catalog year for the cohort. i.e., fa04 = students whose catalog year is fall 2004.
Freshman Prog. Participation

The Freshman Programs Participation status of the students.

  • Yes indicates the students participated in Freshman Programs
  • No indicates that the students did not participate in Freshman Programs
Size
The number of students in the cohort for the specified Freshman Programs Participation status.
Degree Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified Freshman Programs Participation status who have been awarded a degree.
% Graduated
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified Freshman Programs Participation status who have graduated.
Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified Freshman Programs Participation status who are enrolled in the current term.
% Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified Freshman Programs Participation status who are enrolled in the current term.
Not Graduated & Not Enrolled Count
The number of students in the cohort for the specified Freshman Programs Participation status who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.
% Not Graduated & Not Enrolled
The percentage of students in the cohort for the specified Freshman Programs Participation status who have not graduated and are not enrolled in the current term.

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