San Jose State University

Acceptance Rate 84.37 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $19,779
Student Population 37,133
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,703
Graduation Rate 69 %

Academic Overview

San Jose State University Campus, San Jose, CA
San Jose State University is a public, four-years institute located in San Jose, California. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - other.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $7,898 for California residents and $19,779 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,333 for California residents and $18,837 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 37,133 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 84.37% and the graduation rate is 69% last year.
The salary after graduation from San Jose State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $63,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, San Jose State's tuition & fees is $7,898 for California residents and $19,779 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $9,333 for in-state students and $18,837 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at San Jose State. The acceptance rate of San Jose State is 84.37% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 16.44%. The average graduation rate is 69% and the transfer-out rate is 3%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,703 and 58% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 37,133 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for San Jose State University is 84.37 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for San Jose State University is 69 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for San Jose State University is 3 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for San Jose State University is 89 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for San Jose State University is 37,133
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for San Jose State University is 24 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
24 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,703 at San Jose State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressOne Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0001
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.sjsu.edu/faso/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/csu-costs.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.sjsu.edu/veterans/
Disability Servicewww.sjsu.edu/aec/

Offered Degrees

San Jose State offers 187 major programs through online and on-site education where 4 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree920
Post Bachelor's Degree90
Master's Degree754
Post Master's Degree80
Doctor's degree - professional practice20
Doctor's degree - other10

Special Learning Opportunities

San Jose State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,261)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,880)

Veterans Benefits

San Jose State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges