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San Jose State University is a public university in San Jose, California. SJSU is the oldest public university on the West Coast and the founding campus of the California State University system. Located in downtown San Jose, the SJSU main campus is situated on 154 acres, or roughly 19 square blocks.

Fields of Study

  • Business

  • Education

  • Engineering

  • Health and Human Sciences

  • Humanities and the Arts

  • Science

  • Social Sciences 

Rankings

16

(Regional Universities West)

Location

San Jose, CA

Enrollment

26,863

Acceptance Rate

84%

Personal Statement

Not required

Application Method(s)

CGPA

3.0

(Freshman)

2.0 College CGPA

+ 3.0 High School CGPA

(Lower Division Transfer)

2.0

(Upper Division Transfer)

Actual Upper Division CGPA requirements may vary by major, please refer here

English Proficiency

61

TOEFL

6.0

IELTS

95

DET

Fees

$29,798

Total

$10,368/ $19,430 

Tuition / Living

SAT / ACT

Optional

(Freshman)

Not required

(Transfer)

Scholarship

Intakes

Fall: September

Spring: January

Deadlines

Fall:

April 1

Spring:

September 30

updated February 2024

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