Race / Ethnicity
Race / Ethnicity designations are taken directly from the CSU admission application question which asks applicants "If the CSU is asked to report only ONE summary race/ethnicity description for you, please choose ONE category."
|Where Term Appears|
|Institutional Assessment and Research|
|Logical Transformation / Calculation|
|Rollup of pre-2009 ethnic codes and current race-reporting ethnic categories based upon a change in IPEDS-reportable values.|
|OBIEE Folder and Column|
Prior to 2009 application year, students responded to a different ethnicity question. These older Ethnic Codes have been mapped into the categories that align with the new CSU Race / Ethnicity Reporting Category schema.
Race / Ethnicity categories include:
- African American
- Asian American
- Native American
- Pacific Islander
- Two or More Races
- CSU Race / Ethnicity Reporting Category
- Ethnic Code
- Ethnic Group
- Minority Flag
- Race / Ethnic Group
- Race / Ethnicity (Federal)
- Race / Ethnicity (IPEDS)
- Underrepresented Minority (URM)
"This value is taken directly from the CSU Undergraduate Admission Application (Question 18d for 2009-2010) or from the CSU Graduate Admission Application (Question 16d for 2009-2010).
The question asked was 'If the CSU is asked to report only ONE summary race/ethnicity description for you, please choose ONE category.'"
- CSU. Enrollment Reporting System Data Dictionary. Retrieved from: https://asd.calstate.edu/ded/index.asp?ded=1&fid=2&s=ALL&id=49. (Requires login).