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University of Silicon Valley

San Jose, CA

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Overview

University of Silicon Valley is a Comprehensive institution located in San Jose, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 191 Baypointe Parkway
San Jose, CA  95134
United States
Contact Kari Eduards
Director of Outreach
Email: keduards@usv.edu
Phone: 408-498-5122
Fax: 408-747-0764

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, And Special Effects Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Programming/programmer, General Checkmark
Modeling, Virtual Environments And Simulation Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Software Technology/technician Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

116
Applied
75
Accepted
379
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

30
Females Applied
23
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

78
Males Applied
47
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

2.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: Portfolio for Digital Art and Animation, Digital Audio Technology and Game Design Art majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

21,480
Private
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Fees

1,000
Full-time student fees
20,085
Room & board
12,790
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

12,498
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,220
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
0
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,916
Avg. Loan Aid
3,267
Avg. Grant Aid
8,241
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
54%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
54%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

379
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.43%
Black or African American 9.23%
White or Caucasian 27.7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.32%
Asian 19.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.26%
Two or more races 11.35%
Other 6.33%

Gender

Male (73.09%)
Female (26.91%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Art Show, USV Excellence Awards and Game Nights

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
ASB, Game Development club, Audio Production and Engineering club, Comic Club and E-Sports

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Faculty

19
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 16
Male - 45
Female - 16
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