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San Jose State University

College of Humanities and the Arts

San Jose, CA

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Overview

San Jose State University / College of Humanities and the Arts is located in San Jose, CA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Teaching English to speakers of other languages
Master of Arts (MA) Music education
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) English
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Art Pictorial art
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Art Digital media art
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Art Photography
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Art Spatial art
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) English Creative writing
Master of Music (MM) Music
Master of Arts (MA) Linguistics
Master of Arts (MA) Art History and visual culture
Master of Arts (MA) Philosophy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 85

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Graduate writing assessment, special study/project, recital

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

204
Applied
132
Accepted
79
Enrolled
65%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 28
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

235
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.72%
Black or African American 2.13%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 16.6%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

54
Total faculty
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 19
Male (26)
Female (28)

Location & Contact

Address One Washington Square
San Jose, CA  95192-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Shannon Miller
Dean
Email: shannon.miller@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-4300
Fax: 408-924-4365