Admissions Cohort

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Admissions Cohort refers to how a student was admitted to CSUMB, but applies only to the admit term and can change if a student leaves and then reapplies and is readmitted to the University.

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Filter / Group Breakdown Location:
Data Custodian
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:PS_OBI_ADM_COH_TYP
Source Field Name:ADM_COHORT_TYPE
Census Process:Yes
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"Student Cohort"
Column Heading:"Student Cohort"

Admissions Cohort may appear as "Student Cohort" on some dashboards or reports.


First-time cohort types include:

  • "First-Time Certificate"
  • "First-Time Credential"
  • "First-Time Freshman (FTF)"
  • "First-Time Grad"
  • "First-Time Postbacc"

Transfer cohort types include:

  • "Credential Transfer" (transfers pursuing a credential)
  • "Lower Division Transfer" (transfers with fewer than 60 semester credits [90 quarter unit] of transferable courses)
  • "Postbacc Transfer" (transfers that already received their first baccalaureate degree)
  • "Upper Division Transfer" (transfers with 60 or more semester credits [90 quarter units] of transferable courses)

Additional cohort types include:

  • "Continuing" students (students who were enrolled in the most recent academic semester)
  • "Returning" students (students who were enrolled at CSUMB previously, but not in the last academic semester)
  • "Returning Transfer" (previously a student at CSUMB and returning after attending another college)
  • "Transitory" students (visiting students not enrolled in a degree-seeking program at CSUMB)

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