San Jose State provides a comprehensive university education and offers 145 areas of study with an additional 108 concentrations. Quality teaching and small classes are a priority at SJSU, where tenured professors teach introductory as well as advanced courses.
One of the 200 top research universities in the nation, SJSU offers rigorous course work and research opportunities to more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students in eight colleges.
San Jose State's location in the Silicon Valley makes it an exceptionally rewarding learning environment for students. Silicon Valley firms and agencies seek SJSU students for internships, summer work programs and for assistance with research and development projects. Silicon Valley firms employ more graduates from SJSU than from any other university in the nation.
Main CampusSan Jose, California, United States20,000+ on Campus250,000+ residents in San JoseLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
San Jose is a newly revitalized city and world-class entertainment center which hosts major sports, theaters, art museums, music festivals and restaurants. Just beyond San Jose, you can enjoy recreational activities and explore the scenic wonders of California from the Santa Cruz coastline to San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.
SJSU offers a wide variety of ways to stay involved and active. If you are interested in athletics, recreation and fitness, SJSU offers a variety of facilities where you can work out and stay fit through group fitness classes, intramural sports and outdoor adventures. SJSU is in the NCAA division I and students receive free tickets to athletic events. If you are interested in arts, culture and entertainment, SJSU’s wealth of talent and diversity means there is almost always a performance, recital or cultural event for you to attend. You can join one of our over 400 student organizations on campus. Getting involved is the best way to connect with campus life!
The Global Student Network, run through the International Office, is a great way to get involved with both international students and SJSU students who have studied abroad or who are interested in learning about other cultures. The Global Student Network offers students the opportunity to build global friendships, participate in cross-cultural interactions, provide a support network for international and study abroad students, and promote study abroad and international experiences. Students are connected to and volunteer at a variety of international activities across campus. Everyone is welcome to join!