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Colleges / San Jose State University

San Jose State University

San Jose, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate75%
Acceptance Rate75%

About SJSU

San Jose State University is a public, state university in the city of San Jose, California. The college enrolls around 35,751 students per year, including 26,912 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for San Jose State University

It is moderately difficult to get into SJSU. Around 75% of applicants get into SJSU each year. In 2022, 26,083 out of 34,783 total applicants were accepted.

San Jose State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 75%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
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College Info

One Washington Square https://www.sjsu.edu/ San Jose, CA 95192

Campus Setting: Urban

SJSU Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Nov 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Nov 30

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SJSU is Nov 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SJSU is Nov 30.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at SJSU is like? There are approximately 35,751 students enrolled at SJSU, including 26,912 undergraduate students and 8,839 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from CA and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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