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San Jose State University, California State University san jose

Address: 1 Washington Sq, San Jose, CA 95192, United States

Description San Jose State University, California State University san jose

  • Location: San Jose, USA
  • Year of foundation: 1857
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: more than 27 000
  • Type of training: mixed.

San Jose State University (SJSU) is the oldest university in the western United States. SJSU provides a comprehensive university education, awarding bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in 250 areas of study. This institution is an important partner in the economic, cultural and social development of Silicon Valley and California.

More than 27,000 students of different nationalities and races study here. At the faculties, more than 2120 teachers combine research and creative activities with production and practical experience, which contributes to the development of entrepreneurial thinking in students.

SJSU has 9 colleges:

  • business
  • education
  • engineering
  • Health, Humanities
  • Humanities, arts
  • Social sciences
  • Natural science direction
  • Professional, global education
  • postgraduate study.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in San Jose State University, California State University san jose

Program name
from 4 643 $ / semester
from 8 426 $ / semester

Accommodation, housing and food

The university provides students with accommodation on campus.

Dormitories for freshmen:

Joe West Hall «Classic»

  • Accommodates about 650 inhabitants
  • 1-3-bed rooms
  • The cost of living varies depending on the chosen meal plan, accommodation facilities
  • Two levels of underground parking.

Campus Village Building 2

  • 10-storey building
  • Accommodates 850 students
  • 2-3-bed rooms
  • The cost depends on the meal plan
  • Common areas: recreation areas, kitchens, training halls, etc.
  • Duplex parking.

Campus Village Building C

  • The cost depends on the meal plan
  • 2-3-bed luxury rooms
  • Common areas: living room, kitchen, seating areas, etc.
  • Duplex parking.

All buildings are provided with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, furnishings of rooms and common areas. Near the hostels there are shops, cafes and restaurants, public places.

Thematic communities of three dormitories for freshmen:

  • Arts Village
  • Black Scholar Community
  • Business innovation, leadership development
  • Community of Engineers
  • Researchers
  • Rainbow Village
  • Spartans.

Dormitories for sophomores, junior and senior students:

Campus Village Building B

  • Located in the heart of Campus Village
  • 15 floors
  • Studios, single and double rooms with 3, 4, 5 beds if necessary
  • Common areas: kitchen, bathrooms, living room, seating areas, etc.
  • Cable TV, Internet
  • Two levels of underground parking.

Campus Village Building A is designed for faculty and staff.

The cost of living in all dormitories ranges from $ 7,000 to $ 12,000 per year. Meal plans are designed for $ 285-2940, often included in the cost of housing.

The price includes basic utilities (gas, electricity, water, cleaning), Internet access, cable TV.

Events San Jose State University, California State University san jose

SJSU offers many ways to develop a person. Through sharing experiences with classmates, activities and participation in social events, recreation and cohabitation, students clearly understand who they want to be.

What students do in their free time:

  • Student Associations: Student Government House, Cesar Chavez Center for Public Action, Center for Child Development, etc.
  • Fraternities, women's communities
  • Center for Success for African Americans, Black Students
  • Community of Gender Equality
  • Resource Center for Military personnel and veterans
  • MOSAIC Intercultural Center
  • Event Center: entertainment shows, concerts of famous performers, Basketball House
  • Hammer Theatre Center
  • School of Music, Dance
  • Cinema and theatre – creation of short cartoons
  • Corps of Literary Art: readings, lectures, seminars
  • Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery
  • Tours to Silicon Valley
  • Wellness Lounge: psychological training, nutrition, relaxation, wellness services
  • Spartan Recreation: yoga, hiking tours, fitness, etc.


  • The largest and oldest university in the Western United States
  • 2nd place in the effectiveness of research on the CSU system
  • - 1 State University in the West
  • 23 campuses
  • The most transformative university according to Money magazine
  • Best Undergraduate Engineering Program in US News and World Report Ranking
  • The best colleges in the country for a diverse education in the Ranking of the Wall Street Journal.

Equipment San Jose State University, California State University san jose

SJSU's main campus is located in one of the most innovative regions in the world (Transport Accessibility with Silicon Valley). On the territory there are 55 buildings and objects, some of them:

  • library
  • bookshop
  • 9 parking lots, three garages
  • Administrative buildings
  • Educational buildings
  • Computer Centers
  • Research laboratories
  • Medical Clinic
  • Spartan complexes
  • Concert halls
  • Hammer Theater University Theatre
  • Hostel
  • Atms
  • Cafes, eateries.

Off-campus properties:

  • SJSU Simpkins International House – accommodation for local and international students
  • SJSU Aviation and Technology Department
  • Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
  • University Club – event building, headquarters of alpha Omicron Pi Women's Club
  • Metro Active – Nightlife in Silicon Valley: Clubs, Music Concerts, Arts & Culture
  • Museums of history, culture and art: Egyptian, technical museums, The Mysterious House of Winchester, Avaya Arena, etc.
  • Theatres: San Jose Improv, Opera, Hammer Theater.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Important dates of the school year:

  • Fall semester: August 19-December 6
  • Spring semester: January 27-May 17
  • Summer sessions: June 1-July 2, June 1-August 6, July 6-August 6, depending on the program.

Additional expenses:

  • Accommodation – from 7000$
  • Meals – from 285$
  • Transport – from 1300$
  • Mobile communication, Internet
  • Medical care
  • Tuition fees
  • Educational materials – from 1700$.

During the year, the student additionally spends about $ 20,000.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

For admission to the bachelor's degree will be required:

  • Certificate of secondary education
  • Transcripts of previous places of study
  • Completed high school courses with a grade not lower than C-
  • SAT/ACT test results if available
  • GPA test from 3 points (not lower than B)
  • Student Visa for International Students
  • Minimum CSU GPA from 2.5
  • Application for enrollment on the official website of the university / personally
  • TOEFL certificate (from 61 points)/IELTS (from 7.0)/PTE (from 68 points)
  • Paid registration fee – 70$
  • Passed internal tests of the university.

For admission to the magistracy you will need:

  • Online application on the official website /in person at the university
  • Certificate of secondary education
  • Bachelor's Degree Diploma
  • Transcripts of previous places of study
  • GRE/GMAT/ELP test results
  • TOEFL certificate (from 80 points)/IELTS (from 7.0)/PTE (from 68 points)
  • Paid registration fee – 70$.

Application periods:

  • Spring semester: August 1-September 30
  • Fall semester: October 1-April 1.

Scholarships San Jose State University, California State University san jose

Financial aid and scholarship management assists students in paying for tuition. Applications for participation in any of the financial programs are accepted from October 1 and end on March 2.

Options for material support:

  • FAFSA/CA Dream Act – deferral of tuition fees, covering part of the cost
  • Emergency Broadband Benefit – one-time emergency payments
  • Loans, alternative loans.

Scholarships and grants:

  • Federal Pell Grant – paid on material indicators and academic success (in the amount of up to $ 6197)
  • Federal Summer Pell Grant – Summer Grant for Academic Success and Financial Insufficiency
  • SJSU Chairs Scholarships
  • Grant for Additional Educational Opportunities (SEOG)
  • State grants cover tuition fees: California National Guard Award, Cal Grant, Spartan Completion Grant Program, etc.

The federal program "Work-study" allows students to combine training with work. The minimum amount of this scholarship = $ 5,000.

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