San Jose State University

San Jose, CA, USA
3.71 Average Rating

San Jose State University is the oldest public university on the west coast, and is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University System. Located on 154 acres in downtown San Jose, SJSU offers more than 145 areas of study with an additional 108 concentrations. The campus is also home to the Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies museum, which has the largest collection of Ludwig Van Beethoven memorabilia in the US.


Average Net Price
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Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
Average SAT Composite: 1055

What Students Are Saying

3.71 Average Rating
San Jose State University is a beautiful campus where a person could just sit and hang out with their friends or go downtown where all other students are studying or just talking. SJSU provides a variety of activities including sororities/fraternities, clubs, or just being involved in things on campus put on by other students or RAs. This school pushes you to work hard for what you desire along with has many resources on campus to go to such as the Living Learning Center or the Library where teachers and students provide help for all subjects.
Kaela from Fairfield, CA
The perfect medium between you and your future career, whether it be engineering, business, science, or humanities/arts related. We have a wide range of majors and minors, and amazing professors and teacher assistants that will guide you through your courses. The scenery isn't too bad; our school is currently going through some renovations, but if you keep walking through this campus, you'll see the variety of architecture, flora, squirrels, and students.
Daisy from Morgan Hill, CA

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