55%

Acceptance Rate

$9,363

Avg.Financial Aid

001155

FAFSA Code

About San Jose State University (SJSU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

35,400

Website

www.sjsu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

One Washington Square

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4089241000
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a university plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right university. It helps them assess the university's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that San Jose State University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

30th Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

55%

SAT Range

1030 - 1260

ACT Range

19 - 26

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission to San Jose State University is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $70. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1020-1260 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to San Jose State University, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at One Washington Square, San Jose, California 95192-0001. To gather more information, they can call them at (408) 924-1000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$14,519

Average Annual Cost

$5,742

Books And Supplies

$2,002

Other Fees

$2,054

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$16,442

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,953

Total One Year Cost

$29,193

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to SJSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $35,663 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

26:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

83%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

77%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$7

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

1,485 Graduates

Psychology, General

375 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

285 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

262 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

244 Graduates

Computer Science

200 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

189 Graduates

Sociology

169 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

159 Graduates

Computer Engineering

157 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

157 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

148 Graduates

Biology, General

147 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

141 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

116 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

115 Graduates

Economics

108 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

95 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

94 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

90 Graduates

Civil Engineering

89 Graduates

Political Science and Government

84 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

81 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

78 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

69 Graduates

Social Work

68 Graduates

Behavioral Sciences

64 Graduates

Chemistry

63 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

63 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

60 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

54 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

53 Graduates

History

53 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

49 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

48 Graduates

Air Transportation

45 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

42 Graduates

Music

42 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

37 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

36 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

30 Graduates

Journalism

29 Graduates

Philosophy

25 Graduates

Anthropology

24 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

21 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

20 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

19 Graduates

International/Global Studies

18 Graduates

Physics

17 Graduates

Mathematics

15 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

14 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

13 Graduates

Dance

12 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

11 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

11 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

10 Graduates

Materials Engineering

10 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

9 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

6 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

5 Graduates

Engineering, General

1 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

27,327

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

41%

Full-time

85%

Part-time

15%

Students Gender

Male

51%

US National: 44%

Female

49%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

16% White

4% Unknown

3% Black

28% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

8% Non Resident alien

36% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

96%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$88,589 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

14%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,795/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,700/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,700/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Spartans

School Colors

gold, white, and blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mountain West Conference

Total Male Athletes

218

Total Female Athletes

222

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

50

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Water Polo

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Gymnastics

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SJSU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $16,946 per year. The students at San Jose State University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,700 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 50% male and 50% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$42,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$56,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$11,962

$24,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$124 - 249

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

67%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,363

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,855

Students Receiving State Aid

60%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,584

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,526

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,481

$30K - $48K

$12,058

$48K - $75K

$7,824

$75K - $110K

$3,889

> $110K

$969

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,053,542

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$151,858

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at SJSU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,118, whereas the financial aid is $6,403. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,749 as well as institutional aid worth $6,403. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to San Jose State University amount to $6,053,542 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $151,858.

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