1 Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192 408-283-7500
http://www.sjsu.edu/ contact@sjsu.edu
About San Jose State University
  • Year of Foundation 1857
  • Size of Campus 154 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 22,751
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52%, 48%, 1%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $10,170
  • Room and Board $8,663
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $55
  • Enrollment No. 25,187
San Jose State University is a destination for dreamers, innovators and high achievers. Our campus sees countless new discoveries every day—from faculty members cutting-edge research to students who discover new passions in the classroom. Discover SJSU by learning about the university's history or finding out what's happening on campus today
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus 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,
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 20
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 8
  • Popular Event and Social Activities 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, Internat
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of 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
  • Number of students in fraternities 20
  • Number of sororities 15
  • On-campus 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, Epi
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest airport San Jose (5), San Francisco (30)
  • Distance to nearest train San Jose (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus San Jose (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (65%), apartment for single students (34%), special housing for disabled students (1%), special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 65%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 17%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 28%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 30%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 947
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities The Multicultural Center, the Adaptive Technology Center, Distance Learning Web site Program, Interlibrary Loan Division, the Learning Resources Display Center.
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 50
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 4,589
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support 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
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,282,750
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 200
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 32,000
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 45,648
  • Number Of Microforms 1,678,706
  • 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)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Special Collection Division, Beethoven Center and John Steinbeck Center.
  • OS of Wifi Network Other
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,031
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 6,000
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 94%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 5%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Apple Computer, Applied Materials, Cintas, Cisco Systems, Citibank, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hewlett Packard, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, IBM, Infineon Technologies, Lockheed Martin, Maxim Integrated Products, NUMMI, Pacific Gas & Electric, Price W
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 69%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis