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San Jose State University

San Jose, CA

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Overview

San Jose State University is a Comprehensive institution located in San Jose, CA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address One Washington Square
San Jose, CA  95192-0001
United States

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Finance And Financial Management Services Related Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
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Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Graphic Design Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36,243
Applied
19,811
Accepted
27,327
Enrolled
55%
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Female Admissions

18,093
Females Applied
11,160
Females Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

18,150
Males Applied
8,651
Males Accepted
48%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen December 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer December 15th December 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 570 520 620
SAT Math 582 520 640
ACT Composite 23 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,742
In-state
15,246
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,946
Full-time student fees
16,442
Room & board
11,642
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

18,759
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,287
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,880
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,380
Avg. Loan Aid
1,803
Avg. Grant Aid
11,567
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
70%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

27,327
Total Undergrad students
8%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 28.38%
Black or African American 3.29%
White or Caucasian 15.03%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.08%
Asian 35.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.48%
Two or more races 4.77%
Other 3.93%

Gender

Male (50.74%)
Female (49.26%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 14%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Weeks of Welcome, Spartan Speaker Series and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,858
Total Faculty
28:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 720
Part-time - 1,138
Male - 909
Female - 949