Multiple Race Category

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Multiple Race Category is a derived value based on the CSU application question "What is your race?" The student may decline to state any race or may select one and only one race category from each of five race category lists:

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Data Owner
Enrollment Management
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:PSXLATITEM
Source Field Name:XLATLONGNAME
Census Process:Yes
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"CSU Ethnicity"
Column Heading:"Multiple Race Category"
  • White
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Native American or Other Pacific Islander


Examples of Multiple Race Category values include:

  • 00-Declined
  • 01-White Only
  • 02-Black Only
  • 03-American Indian Only
  • 04-Asian Only
  • 05-Pacific Islander Only
  • 06-White and Black
  • 07-White and AmInd
  • 08-White and Asian
  • 09-White and PacIs
  • 10-Black and AmInd
  • 11-Black and Asian
  • 12-Black and PacIs
  • 13-AmInd and Asian
  • 14-AmInd and PacIs
  • 15-Asian and PacIs
  • 16-White/Black/AmInd
  • 17-White/Black/Asian
  • 18-White/Black/PacIs
  • 19-White/AmInd/Asian
  • 20-White/AmInd/PacIs
  • 21-White/Asian/PacIs
  • 22-Black/AmInd/Asian
  • 23-Black/AmInd/PacIs
  • 24-Black/Asian/PacIs
  • 25-AmInd/Asian/PacIs
  • 26-White/Black/AmInd/Asian
  • 27-White/Black/AmInd/PacIs
  • 28-White/Black/Asian/PacIs
  • 29-White/AmInd/Asian/PacIs
  • 30-Black/AmInd/Asian/PacIs
  • 31-White/Black/AmIn/Asia/PacIs
  • N/A

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Definition Source

"Derived value from CSUMentor based on the "What is your race?" question. The student may decline to state any race or may select one and only one race category from each of the five race category lists provided by CSUMentor: White(4 choices), Black or African American(4 choices), American Indian or Alaska Native(33 choices), Asian(25 choices) or Native American or Other Pacific Islander(24 choices)."[1]


  1. CSU. Enrollment Reporting System Data Dictionary. Retrieved from: