San Jose State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

San Jose, CA

$7,852

Avg in-state tuition

$19,732

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About San Jose State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

San Jose State University is a large public university located on an urban campus in San Jose, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 36,085, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 64%. The university offers 86 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 64%, and a student-faculty ratio of 25:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,852, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,732.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

64% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1020-1260

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-27

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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36k

Students Enrolled

35%

Online Student Enrollment

25:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

Asian

32%

Hispanic

26%

White

18%

Non-U.S. Citizen

12%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

4%

Black

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

53%

Socio-economic diversity

41% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

41%

State Grant Aid

59%

Institution Grant Aid

41%

Pell Grant

41%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,118
State Grant Aid $2,749
Institution Grant Aid $6,403
Pell Grant Aid $4,595

Financial Outlook

$47k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$16k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.