California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education Participant Profile
The most recent Northern California Forum was held on November 3, 2012, at San Francisco State (SFSU). 943 students were in attendance from the California State University, the University of California, and private and independent colleges and universities throughout Northern California. The most recent forum held in Southern California was at University of California, Irvine and it had 1,064 participants.
At the San Francisco Forum, 80% of the student attendees had a GPA of 3.0 or better (with 33% above 3.5), while over half (62%) of the attendees indicated they were from the first generation in their families to attend college.
Academic majors of the students attending the 2012 San Francisco State Forum in November 2012 fell into the following categories:
|11%||Arts and Humanities|
|6%||Physical and Life Sciences|
The ethnic backgrounds of participants at the San Francisco State Forum in November 2012 belong to the following categories:
|13%||Asian and Pacific Islander|
|34%||Other/Decline to State|
There were 196 recruiting tables at the San Francisco State Forum.
Students from the Following Schools will participate in the October 2013 Forum:
|California State University||University of California||Independent Colleges and Universities|
|Chico||Berkeley||California Institute for Integral Studies|
|East Bay||Davis||Dominican University of California|
|Fresno||Merced||Holy Names College|
|Humboldt||Santa Cruz||John F. Kennedy University|
|Monterey Bay||Fresno Pacific University|
|San Francisco||National Hispanic University|
|San Jose||Notre Dame de Namur University|
|San Luis Obispo||St. Mary's College|
|Sonoma||Santa Clara University|
|San Marcos||University of San Francisco|
|University of the Pacific|
|Plus Additional Independent Institutions|