San Jose State University

San Jose State University is the public university serving Silicon Valley. Many of the engineers, scientists and business professionals who drive this vital engine of the global economy developed their talents at SJSU. Other distinctions including developing the first college-based cyber security center in Silicon Valley, emerging as an NCAA Division I powerhouse after winning the 2012 Military Bowl, and constructing a series of new and renovated structures including a Student Union, Student Health Center and Spartan Complex for kinesiology, club and intercollegiate sports. With 134 bachelors and masters degrees in 110 degree fields, the university is also home to strong programs in education, art, music, journalism, healthcare and social work, nurturing the broader community. San Jose State students, faculty and staff embrace the notion that education is the gateway to opportunity. The cultivation of intellectual curiosity is a high priority on campus, as the skills and mindsets that students develop now will prepare them for industries and careers that do not exist yet. San Jose State welcomes and supports a diverse student body and is proud of its distinction as a national leader in graduating minority students. SJSU encourages and offers resources to thousands of students who are the first in their families to go to college. Our strength through diversity is reflected in SJSUs more than 350 student organizations, where students share their interests with like-minded peers in areas ranging from ballroom dancing to urban planning. Student life is further enriched by access to unique educational resources. More than 13 million people have visited the award-winning Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, a joint project of the city of San Jose and the university. Beyond our campus, students have easy access to abundant recreational activities, given San Jose States convenient geographic location between San Francisco and the beautiful Monterey coast. Find out more at

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Public, Coed 1857 N/A Semester $125.6 million + 1 Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192 (408) 924-1000
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48 100.0 California San Jose 998