School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of San Jose State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
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

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of San Jose State University is 84.37% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 16.44%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $70 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate84.37 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)16.44 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$70

Tuition & Fees

San Jose State's 2023 tuition & fees is $7,899 for California residents and $19,779 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 0.24% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($19,732).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $9,333 for California residents and $18,837 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 0.25% compared to the last year's rate.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,899$19,779
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,333$18,837
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 37,133 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 11,794 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. San Jose State has 28,288 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 8,845 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students37,133
Undergraduate Students28,288
Graduate Students8,845
Online Enrollment11,794

Degree Information and Campus Life

San Jose State offers 187 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 4 out of the 187 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by San Jose State
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs187 Programs
Number of online programs4 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification