San Jose State University Comparison

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Location San Jose, CA
Setting Large City
Students 36,208
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $5,742
Tuition (Out of State) $17,622
Room & Board $16,986
Avg Net Price $15,995
Avg Grant Aid $8,927
% Receiving Grant Aid 70%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 67.4%
Avg High School GPA 3.55
Admissions Standards Average
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 19/26
SAT Range 1010/1240
Application Deadline Feb 10, 2022


Graduation Rate 46%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $59,900
Making Student Loan Payments 73%
Median Student Loan Debt $15,000
Median Loan Payment $155
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard