Overview

Student Population
35,835
San Jose State University overview
Location San Jose, California
Online sjsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
San Jose State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in San Jose, California, San Jose State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 31,909 prospective students applied, and 21,340 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,490 enrolled in the school.  27,407 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,428 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $2,054. San Jose State University is ranked 521 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
San Jose State University overview
SAT 1080/1280
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.31
Applications Accepted
66.9% 
San Jose State University overview
Applications Due Nov 29, 2019
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$5,742
In State Costs for San Jose State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,002
Other Fees$2,054
Room and Board $16,442
Budget for Other Expenses$2,953
Total One Year Cost$29,193
Out of State Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for San Jose State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,002
Other Fees$2,054
Room and Board $16,442
Budget for Other Expenses$2,953
Total One Year Cost$41,073

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
46% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by San Jose State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 30%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%
Health Professions 8%
Social Sciences 7%
Engineering 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=122755 IPEDS survey data for San Jose State University.