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CSU Facts & Figures Common Data Set 2018 (PDF)

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Section                                          Description

A.                                                 General Information

B.                                                 Enrollment and Persistence

C.                                                 First-Time, First-Year (Freshman) Admission

D.                                                 Transfer Admission

E.                                                 Academic Offerings and Policies

F.                                                  Student Life

G.                                                 Annual Expenses

H.                                                 Financial Aid

I.                                                   Instructional Faculty and Class Size

J.                                                  Degree Conferred 


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