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

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San Jose, California Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$7,852

Avg in-state tuition

$19,732

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About San Jose State University

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

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.

Acceptance Rate 64%

Retention Rate 87%

Graduation Rate 64%

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.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1020-1260

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-27

Ways to 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.

Learning Environment

53%

Female Student Population

25:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

36k

Number of Students Enrolled

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%

Socio-Economic Diversity

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

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.

Financial Aid 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

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.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships