San Jose State University

Acceptance Rate 84 %
SAT Average 1,125
Tuition & Fees $19,732
Student Population 36,208
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,729

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 2022 tuition & fees is $7,852 for California residents and $19,732 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 36,208 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 84% and the graduation rate is 66% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, San Jose State's tuition & fees is $7,852 for California residents and $19,732 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $9,286 for in-state students and $18,790 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at San Jose State. The acceptance rate of San Jose State is 84% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 16%. The average graduation rate is 66% and the transfer-out rate is 4%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,729 and 60% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 36,208 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for San Jose State University is 84 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for San Jose State University is 66 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for San Jose State University is 4 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for San Jose State University is 86 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for San Jose State University is 36,208
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for San Jose State University is 25 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
25 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,729 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 180 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 Degree900
Post Bachelor's Degree70
Master's Degree734
Post Master's Degree70
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:4,059)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,700)

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