Fall 2000 Survey Results by ClassLevelQ13

Q13. Educational choices influenced by financial considerations by class level

Some choices faced as an undergraduate are influenced or determined by financial considerations or the need to be employed. Please check every instance below where cost and, in some instances, the need to work, has been the PRIMARY factor in making each choice. If none of the choices apply, please check this at the bottom of each section.

Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 98.1% 96.8% 93.9% 92.6% 95.1%
Did not take a course bec of textbook cost 1.9% 3.2% 6.1% 7.4% 4.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 98.1% 99.1% 98.0% 94.8% 97.3%
Did not take a course bec of lab fees or costs 1.9% 0.9% 2.0% 5.2% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 92.5% 81.0% 74.9%  69.8% 79.0%
Did not buy required texts bec of lab fees or costs 7.5% 19.0% 25.1% 30.2%  21.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 79.7% 58.8% 49.4% 47.3% 58.2%
Did not buy recommended texts bec of lab fees or costs 20.3% 41.2% 50.6% 52.7% 41.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 81.9% 68.3% 69.3% 67.0% 71.7%
Did not consider EAP bec of its cost 18.1% 31.7% 30.7% 33.0% 28.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 89.4% 87.8% 88.9% 86.0% 88.0%
Did not attend CalSO bec of its cost 10.6% 12.2% 11.1% 14.0% 12.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 80.6% 62.0% 65.2% 69.5% 69.8%
Not enrolled in Summer Session bec cost or work 19.4% 38.0% 34.8% 30.5% 30.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 99.1% 95.9% 94.4% 94.5% 95.9%
Stopped out in order to earn money for school 0.9% 4.1% 5.6% 5.5% 4.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 97.2%  93.2% 87.4% 88.7% 91.3%
Do not have my own computer bec of cost 2.8% 6.8% 12.6% 11.3% 8.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 95.3% 94.6% 88.9% 89.0% 91.6%
Did not return to campus after hours bec of cost 4.7% 5.4% 11.1% 11.0% 8.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 95.0% 94.6% 93.6% 92.0% 93.7%
Did not join Intramural Team bec of cost 5.0% 5.4% 6.4% 8.0%  6.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 93.1% 93.7% 94.4% 92.0% 93.3%
Did not go to residence hall socials bec of cost 6.9% 6.3% 5.6% 8.0%  6.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No 96.3% 91.4% 92.7% 87.4% 91.8%
Did not join an honor society bec of cost 3.7% 8.6% 7.3% 12.6% 8.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No      78.4% 75.1% 73.7% 70.9% 74.3%
Did not go to Cal Performances bec of cost       21.6% 24.9% 26.3% 29.1% 25.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No      83.8% 81.4% 77.5% 79.9% 80.5%
Did not go to Bay Area cultural events bec of cost       16.3% 18.6% 22.5% 20.1% 19.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No      95.6%  86.4% 80.1% 78.8% 84.8%
Avoided community service bec of need to work      4.4% 13.6% 19.9% 21.2% 15.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No      95.9% 92.3% 90.6% 86.3% 91.0%
Did not live in UCB res hall 1st yr bec of cost      4.1% 7.7% 9.4% 13.7% 9.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No      95.6% 82.8% 73.7% 69.0% 79.6%
Live further away from campus bec of cost      4.4% 17.2% 26.3% 31.0% 20.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No      93.4% 76.5% 81.9% 75.8% 82.1%
Chose crowded or noisy domicile bec of lower cost      6.6% 23.5% 18.1% 24.2% 17.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Freshmen Sophmores Juniors Seniors TOTAL
Blank or No      94.1% 91.4% 92.7% 92.0% 92.6%
Did not join fraternity or sorority bec of cost      5.9% 8.6% 7.3% 8.0% 7.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

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