Student Backgrounds and Characteristics

These reports provide descriptive information about students as a broad population. These reports include demographic information, concerns, and students’ self-ratings about their abilities and beliefs.

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Reports and Briefs

Pdf logo  Career Aspirations of First Generation Students (June 2017)

A summary of the 2016-2017 URPI study examining the ways first generation Students of Color draw upon community cultural wealth to achieve their academic and career goals.

Pdf logo  First Generation Students' Experiences (August 2017)

This brief utilizes the 2016 UCUES data to compare the experiences of first generation students with non-first generation students on a series of categories ranging from academic experiences, career aspirations and perceptions of the campus climate.

Pdf logo  Trends in Entering UCLA Freshmen: Results from the CIRP Freshman Survey 1974—2011

This brief draws on nearly forty years of CIRP data on incoming first year students at UCLA in order to identify patterns and changes over time with respect to various characteristics and measures. (September 2013)

This article uses CIRP data from 1976 to 2006 to provide an empirical portrait of critical trends among incoming first-yearUCLA students in the following seven areas: (a) demographic characteristics, (b) high school experiences, (c) academic preparation and degree aspirations, (d) expectations for college, (e) personal skills and abilities, (f) attitudes and values, and (g) career interests. (Fall 2007)



  Trends in Entering UCLA Freshmen: Results from the CIRP Freshman Survey 1974—2011

This brief draws on nearly forty years of CIRP data on incoming first year students at UCLA in order to identify patterns and changes over time with respect to various characteristics and measures. (September 2013)



Summary Tables and Graphs

2016

Pdf logo  First Generation Students' Experiences (August 2017)

This brief utilizes the 2016 UCUES data to compare the experiences of first generation students with non-first generation students on a series of categories ranging from academic experiences, career aspirations and perceptions of the campus climate.


2015

Pdf logo Transfer Profile 2015: Who's Coming to Campus?

This infographic report provides a summary of the incoming 2015 transfer student population in the areas of personal background, academic background, financial status and employment, and plans for UCLA and beyond. (TSS)


Pdf logo Freshman Profile 2015: Who's Coming to Campus?

This infographic report provides a summary of the incoming 2015 first-year student population in the areas of personal background, academic background, financial status and employment, and plans for UCLA and beyond. (CIRP)


2014

Table Icon   Graduate and Professional Student Demographic and Background Information 2014 (GPSS)

Table Icon   Graduate and Professional Students' Self-Ratings of Skills 2014 (GPSS)

Table Icon   Graduate and Professional Students' Ethical Views 2014 (GPSS)

Table Icon   Undergraduate Students' Background and Demographics 2014 (UCUES)

2013

Bar Graph Icon   Transfer Profile 2013: Who's Coming to Campus?

This infographic report provides a summary of the incoming 2013 transfer student population in the areas of personal background, academic background, financial status and employment, and plans for UCLA and beyond. (TSS)

Table Icon   Institutional Profile Report (2013)

Provides a summary of responses for all survey items for UCLA students as well as comparison universities. (CIRP)

Pdf logo  Freshman Profile 2013: Who's Coming to Campus?

An infographic profile report on the incoming 2013 first-year student population. (CIRP)

2012

Table Icon  Undergraduate Background and Demographics 2012 (UCUES)