San Jose State University


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San Jose State University


  • 69% have a job after 6 months
  • 94% have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

Room and Board


Application deadline

February 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


The Multicultural Center, the Adaptive Technology Center, Distance Learning Web site Program, Interlibrary Loan Division, the Learning Resources Display Center.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,282,750 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,031 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,678,706 microforms.
  • 45,648 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4,589 e-books.

Museums & Art

Special Collection Division, Beethoven Center and John Steinbeck Center.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Other

Campus Resources

  • 1,321 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 947 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,500 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 200 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 50 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 32,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 30% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 4% of housing units are Singles.
  • 65% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 3% of housing units are Triples.
  • 28% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 6 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 17% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 60% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Welcome Week, Blues Festival, Vietnamese Culture Show; Homecoming, Welome Convocation, Commencement, Leadership Today, Pride of the Pacific Islands Luau, Vagina Monologues, NPHL Black Thursdays, Student Organization Faire, Campus Ice Cream Social, International Week
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station
  • In total, there are about 245 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Beta Alpha Psi, Black Masque Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta, Beta Lambda Chapter, Pi of California, Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Alpha Lambda, Alpha Phi Sigma, Psi Chi, Tau Delta Phi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian American Christian Fellowship, Asian Baptist Student Koinonia (ABSK), Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Campus Ministry, Chinese Campus Fellowship, Chinese Mandarin Bible Fellowship, Community Bible Study, SJSU, Episcopal Canterbury Community, Newman Community, Upside Down, Every Nation Campus Ministry, International Youth Fellowship, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Muslim Students Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Devotional Motion Dance Ministry, Korea Campus Crusade of Christ, University Christian Fellowship;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Awareness Month Planning Committee, AIESEC (international cultures), Akbayan Pilipino American Organization of SJSU, Black Student Union (BSU), Circulo Hispanico (The Spanish Circle), Ethiopian Students Association, Folklorico Dance Club, India Students Association; Indian Student Organization, Jewish Student Union, Nigerian Student Organization, Pakistan Student Association, Pride of the Pacific Islands, Thai Student Association at SJSU, Tsunami Anime Club, Vietnamese Student Association, SJSU, Bhakli Yoga Club, Chinese Culture Club, Clube Lusitania, Global Student Network, Heart of Polynesia, Italian American Student Organization, Korean Student Association, Malaysian Students Association, Middle Eastern Student Association, African-American Commencement Committee, Armenian Student Association, Chicano Commencement Committee, Falun Dafa Association, French Club Rendez-vous, Japan Club, Lyrical Discipline, Myanumar Student Association, Q-Tip (GLBTA), Seeking Awareness for Global Engagement, Sikh Student Association, Traditional Taiji Club, Filipino Commencement
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Spartan Daily; M-F during school year


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): San Jose (5), San Francisco (30)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): San Jose (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): San Jose (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 62% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 5% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 6,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 20 fraternities
  • 8 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 15 sororities
  • 5 sorority houses
  • 3% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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