San Jose State University
#871 Desirability Rank

San Jose State University

Public university located in San Jose, California, United States

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San José State University is a public university in San Jose, California. SJSU is the oldest public university on the West Coast and the founding campus of the California State University system.Located in downtown San Jose, the SJSU main campus is situated on , or roughly 19 square blocks. SJSU offers 145 bachelor's and master's degrees with 108 concentrations and five credential programs with 19 concentrations. The university also offers four doctoral degrees as of fall 2020. SJSU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges .

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

32,375

Acceptance

67%

Graduation Rate

57%

Median SAT Score

1140

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$5,742

Fees (in-state)

$2,110

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$63,800

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

29K

Under-Grads

24K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

One Washington Square, San Jose CA 95192-0001

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

24 per 100k

Violent Crime

4 per 100k

What is San Jose State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#151 World Rank
Computer Science
#204 World Rank
Business
#299 World Rank
Engineering
#320 World Rank
Literature
#345 World Rank
Education
#161 World Rank
Communications
#550 World Rank
Biology
#404 World Rank
Political Science
#288 World Rank
Psychology
#468 World Rank
Mathematics
#382 World Rank
History
#427 World Rank
Physics
#578 World Rank
Chemistry
#776 World Rank
Medical
#593 World Rank
Philosophy
#138 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#558 World Rank
Economics
#252 World Rank
Anthropology
#319 World Rank
Sociology
#978 World Rank
Religious Studies
#468 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#256 World Rank
Social Work
#929 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are San Jose State University's Most influential alumni?

San Jose State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Computer Science, Business, and Engineering. San Jose State University’s most academically influential people include Charles A. McClelland, Marshall Drummond, and William Clark Jr. .

Charles A. McClelland

American political writer

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Marshall Drummond

Academic administrator

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William Clark Jr.

American diplomat

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Carole Ward Allen

American politician and artist

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Ric Romero

American journalist

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Ruth B. Love

American educator and former school superintendent

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Mark L. Schneider
Mark L. Schneider

15th director of the Peace Corps

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Gaylord Nelson

American politician

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John Marini

American political scientist

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Titus Kaphar
Titus Kaphar

American artist

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Ken Caminiti

American baseball player

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Charlotte Elkins

American writer

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