San Jose State University

USA

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San José State is ranked as the No. 1 university in the U.S. for “Most Silicon Valley Hires” (Business Insider).

  • Prime Location: 154 acre-campus in sunny Silicon Valley
  • Academic Excellence: 145 areas of study and 108 concentrations
  • Industry Connections:Real-life skills, practical application
  • Home to 3,300 international students
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About SJSU

If you just want a degree, you can study anywhere. But if you want to prepare yourself for the real world, develop top skills for your career, and gain hands-on experiencewhile immersed in the area where the world’s top businesses and innovators are located, come find your future at San José State University (SJSU).

This is SJSU

Located on 154 acres in downtown San José, San José State University (SJSU) offers its 32,000 students 145 areas of study with 108 concentrations, including many highly ranked and nationally recognized programs. Quality teaching and small classes are a priority at SJSU, where tenured professors teach introductory as well as advanced courses.

Powering Silicon Valley

San José State was ranked as the No. 1 University in the U.S. for “Most Silicon Valley Hires” (Business Insider).

The University is Silicon Valley’s number one source of graduates in education, engineering, computer science and business.

The SJSU Advantage

Many San José State faculty have worked with industry-leading Silicon Valley companies. They bring their first-hand knowledge as professionals in Silicon Valley companies to the classroom.

The relationships SJSU has with global companies helps provide you with opportunities that are unmatched by any other university.

At SJSU, you will take part in applied research that allows you to see your hard work in real life products and services. Your ideas can help improve, innovate and create change in Silicon Valley and all over the world.

Famous Alumni

San José State University has many famous alumni in the fields of Business, Education, Journalism, Literature, Politics, Science and Engineering, Sports, as well as 16 Olympic Medal winners. They include people such as Gordon Moore, founder of Intel Corporation; Ray Dolby, founder of Dolby Sound Systems; Mary Blair, artist, graphic designer and illustrator who helped Create Disney’s Cinderella (1950), Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Peter Pan (1953); Ed Oates, co-founder of Oracle; Omid Kordestani, Senior VP for Global Sales at Google; Amy Tan, author of “The Joy Luck Club;” Dian Fossey, author of “Gorillas in the Mist;” and many more.

Alumni Association

Since 1873, the SJSU Alumni Association has endeavored to connect graduates with their alma mater and each other, while adding value to the SJSU degree.

Why SJSU?

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English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.0

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

80

Undergraduate

61

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Key facts and figures at San Jose State University

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DIVERSITY INDEX
Source: IIE

88 International student nationalities at this university

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
LIVING COSTS

$21,397

AVERAGE PRIVATE RENT
Source: College Board

$9,804

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

POSTGRADUATE

$19,350

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

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