Cohort Type

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Cohort Type classifies how new students were admitted to CSUMB in their matriculation term or matriculation academic year.  

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Data Owner
Institutional Assessment and Research
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:PS_OBI_STU_COH_TYP
Source Field Name:OBI_COHORT_TYPE
Census Process:Yes
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"CSU Scholar Academic"
Column Heading:"Cohort Type"


Examples of Cohort Types include:

  • First-time students (First-Time Freshman, First-Time Grad, First-Time Credential, and First-Time Postbacc)
  • Lower Division Transfers
  • Upper Division Transfers

In enrollment reports, continuing students in a given term will appear as "-" for Cohort Type.

In Retention and Graduation reports, Cohort Type is necessary for classifying the entering cohort of students at matriculation.

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