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San Jose State University
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1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192
(408) 924-1000

About the college

San Jose State University, SJSU, was founded in 1857 and has had some famous alumni pass through its doors. Some of those famous people include Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac, Charles Gingold, vice president of the discovery channel, designer Jessica McClintock, several Olympic medalists and a whole list of others. SJSU is a leader in quality education and one of the top schools that’s help minorities graduate with degrees and certificates in their chosen career field.


SJSU and its campus are located in San Jose, California. The 154-acre campus offers students education at the oldest school in the California State University system. The campus offers housing, financial aid options, student organizations, a chance to become a Spartan, a Spartan student and transportation to and from the campus. SJSU also offers academic counseling, a career center, academic advising, MLK library and a student health center.


At SJSU, students can choose from undergraduate studies, a study abroad program, pre-college programs, graduate studies, online courses and fields of study broken down into departments. They are applied sciences and arts, business, education, engineering, humanities and the arts, science and social sciences. Within each department are a variety of programs to study. Students can choose from nursing, social work, marketing and design sciences, secondary education, aerospace engineering, art and design, computer science and anthropology. The possibilities are endless and the learning never stops at SJSU.

Graduates at the school can earn degrees, minors and certificates at San Jose. The college offers their students an extensive list of programs that teach the skills needed to get a job in a high demand career field and impress employers along the way. SJSU is the first step to a successful future.

College Type: 4-year, Public

Offering: Bachelor's degree, Master's degree

Campus Setting: City, Large

Campus Housing Available: Yes

Student Population: 31906, 76% undergraduates

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