San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq, San Jose, CA 95192-0001
San Jose State University is a public education institution and is the first campus created in the California State University system in San Jose, California.

Programs offered at San Jose State University include bachelor's and master's degrees in over 134 areas of study with 113 specializations. The school?s mascot is known as the Spartan and they compete in NCSS Division 1 sports. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities and has specialized accreditation from the American Dietetic Association - Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.

This institution offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. The school allows high school AP classes to be used as credit and on-campus day care is available.

San Jose State University has frequently been ranked on Forbes magazine list of "America's Best Colleges." Several of the school's programs are ranked in the top 50 in the nation including engineering and information science.


General Information

Main Phone: (408) 924 -1000 Website: www.sjsu.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 1,210
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Very Large (more than 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 24,816
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 5,440
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 57%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 55


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Transcript
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 440 560
SAT Math 470 590
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 19 26

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 22,999
Accepted 13,011
Acceptance Rate 57%
Enrolled 2,761

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 81% Full-time 19% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 56% Full-time 44% Part-time
Student Gender 48% Men 52% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

27% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
4% Black or African American 4% Multiracial
20% Hispanic/Latino 31% Asian/Oriental
1% Polynesian/Pacific Island 13% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 31% $ 6,449
Local Grant 36% $4,168
Institutional Grant 33% $ 4,453
Student Loans 35% $ 4,878

Majors & Degrees


Architecture and Related Services

City and Urban Planning

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
City, Community and Regional Planning - - - 57 -

Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 33 9 -

Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
African-american Black Studies - - 4 - -
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american Studies - - 4 6 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 68 53 -

Communication and Journalism

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Advertising - - 83 - -
Public Relations - - 60 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - - 68 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - - 20 -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 57 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 68 53 -

Education

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor - - - 19 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 172 4 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - - 324 -

Engineering

Materials Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Materials Engineering - - 3 9 -

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - 1 110 -

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Space Engineering - - 18 11 -

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 106 55 -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 72 208 -

Industrial Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Engineering - - 8 31 -

Chemical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemical Engineering - - 12 19 -

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Space Engineering - - 18 11 -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 72 208 -

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 71 46 -

Industrial Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Engineering - - 8 31 -

Materials Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Materials Engineering - - 3 9 -

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Engineering - - 34 - -
Computer Software Engineering - - 16 220 -
Computer Engineering - - 16 67 -

Chemical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemical Engineering - - 12 19 -

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Engineering - - 34 - -
Computer Software Engineering - - 16 220 -
Computer Engineering - - 16 67 -

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 71 46 -

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 106 55 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - - 13 - -

Quality Control and Safety Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Quality Control Technology Technician - - - 3 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Japanese Language and Literature - - 6 - -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
French Language and Literature - - 1 - -
Spanish Language and Literature - - 31 8 -
French Language and Literature - - 31 2 -

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
German Language and Literature - - 1 - -

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Linguistics - - 5 13 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - - 13 - -

Quality Control and Safety Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Quality Control Technology Technician - - - 3 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Humanities Humanistic Studies - - 9 - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 65 - -

Library Science

Library Science and Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Library and Information Science - - - 393 -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rhetoric and Composition - - 125 - -
Creative Writing - - 125 14 -
Rhetoric and Composition - - 125 15 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 83 12 -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rhetoric and Composition - - 125 - -
Creative Writing - - 125 14 -
Rhetoric and Composition - - 125 15 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Microbiological Sciences and Immunology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Microbiology - - 35 3 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 89 55 -

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - - - 2 -

Microbiological Sciences and Immunology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Microbiology - - 35 3 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 89 55 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 14 9 -

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - 8 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Microbiological Sciences and Immunology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Microbiology - - 35 3 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 89 55 -

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - - - 2 -

Microbiological Sciences and Immunology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Microbiology - - 35 3 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 89 55 -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 1 - -

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 8 6 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies - - 29 14 -

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 121 31 -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 1 - -

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 8 6 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 7 3 -

Marine Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marine Sciences - - - 1 -

Natural Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Natural Sciences - - 4 1 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 7 3 -

Behavioral Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Behavioral Sciences - - 46 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 28 -

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 86 129 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 21 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 308 32 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 226 10 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 28 -

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 86 129 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 226 10 -

Physical Sciences

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 4 3 -
Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences - - 2 3 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 28 8 -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 4 3 -
Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences - - 2 3 -

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology - - 2 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 28 8 -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 10 5 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 21 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 308 32 -

Physical Sciences

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 4 3 -
Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences - - 2 3 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 28 8 -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 4 3 -
Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences - - 2 3 -

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology - - 2 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 28 8 -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 10 5 -

Transportation and Materials Moving

Air Transportation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Aeronautics Aviation Aerospace Science and Technology - - 23 - -

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 134 6 -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 63 - -

International Relations and National Security Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Relations and Affairs - - 9 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 25 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 134 6 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 49 20 -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 10 5 -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 25 7 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 49 20 -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 25 7 -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Health - - - 48 -

Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences - - 120 - -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 32 99 -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 25 - -

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Health - - - 48 -

Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences - - 120 - -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 32 99 -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 25 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 58 12 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - - 22 -

Taxation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Taxation - - - 34 -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management - - 79 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 1 - -
Business Administration and Management - - 1 121 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 1 8 -
Business Administration and Management - - 1,432 8 -
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 1,432 12 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 58 12 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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