San Jose State University


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
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Top Ranked
  • Location: San Jose, CA
  • Student Body: 35,835
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Public
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Web Site: www.sjsu.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 66.88%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 66.88%
  • Application Deadline: November 29, 2018
  • International Students: 3%
  • Application Fee: $55
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • In State Tuition: $5,742
  • Out of State/International Tuition: $17,622
  • In State Grad Tuition: $7,176
  • Out of State Grad Tuition: $16,680
  • Room and Board: $15,594
  • Books and Supplies: $1,948
  • Other Fees: $1,979
  • Net Price In-Disctrict/State: $13,906
  • Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 4,490
  • Men / Women Ratio: 2,251 / 2,239
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 500 - 600
  • Median SAT Math Range: 500 - 610
  • Median ACT Range: 19 - 19
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 61
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 7
  • % of International Students: 3%
  • International Testing: Not Considered
  • Total International Students: 137
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business: 25%
  • Engineering: 11%
  • Communication: 8%
  • Visual and Performing Arts: 8%
  • Health Professions: 7%

Academic Programs

San Jose State University offers 104 Total Programs in Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Certificate ProgramsSan Jose State University offers 1 Certificate Programs
Social Sciences
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsSan Jose State University offers 83 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources
Parks
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Transportation
  • Aeronautics, Aviation, Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsSan Jose State University offers 67 Master's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Ethnic
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American, Chicano Studies
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources
Parks
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsSan Jose State University offers 1 Doctorate Degree Programs
Education

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 57%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 66%
  • 1st Year Retention: 87%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $54,300
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 35,835
  • Asian Students: 31%
  • Hispanic Students: 25%
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 19%
  • Non-resident, alien: 12%
  • Two or more races: 5%
  • Unknown: 5%
  • Black Students: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%