School Overview

San Jose State University is a Public, 4 years college located in San Jose, California. San Jose State ranked 42nd in California Colleges and 7th in Federal Region IX.
It has a total enrollment of 36,208 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - other. San Jose State's acceptance rate is 84.00% last year (undergraduate school).
San Jose State University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
AddressOne Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0001
Admission Information
Online Application
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - other

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of San Jose State University is 84.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 16.00%. The application fees are $55 for undergraduate programs and $55 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate84.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)16.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$55
Graduate Application Fees$55

Tuition & Fees

San Jose State's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,852 for California residents and $19,732 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $9,286 for California residents and $18,790 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,852$19,732
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,286$18,790
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 36,208 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 33,220 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. San Jose State has 27,701 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 8,507 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students36,208
Undergraduate Students27,701
Graduate Students8,507
Online Enrollment33,220

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs170 Programs
Number of online programs5 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Other)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification