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#365 Overall Influence #871 Desirability Rank

San Jose State University

Public university located in San Jose, California, United States

From Wikipedia

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

66%

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

30K

Under-Grads

25K

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

#207 World Rank
Business
#198 World Rank
Computer Science
#340 World Rank
Engineering
#344 World Rank
Literature
#352 World Rank
Education
#169 World Rank
Communications
#419 World Rank
Political Science
#693 World Rank
Biology
#392 World Rank
History
#520 World Rank
Mathematics
#337 World Rank
Psychology
#547 World Rank
Physics
#973 World Rank
Medical
#637 World Rank
Philosophy
#831 World Rank
Chemistry
#133 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#243 World Rank
Anthropology
#627 World Rank
Economics
#333 World Rank
Sociology
#1182 World Rank
Religious Studies
#568 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#293 World Rank
Social Work
#858 World Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#477 World Rank
Law

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 Criminal Justice, Communications, and Computer Science

William Clark Jr.

American diplomat

Arnnon Geshuri

Arnnon Geshuri

American business executive

Mark L. Schneider

Mark L. Schneider

15th director of the Peace Corps

Carole Ward Allen

American politician and artist

Gaylord Nelson

American politician

Edward Soriano

Edward Soriano

Highest-ranking Filipino American in the United States Army until his retirement in 2004

Anacleto Rapping

Ruth B. Love

American educator and former school superintendent

Charlotte Elkins

American writer

Sandra McPherson

American poet

Titus Kaphar

Titus Kaphar

American artist

Carmen Giménez Smith

Carmen Giménez Smith

American poet