San Jose State University
San Jose State has grown into an urban university offering more than 145 areas of study and 108 concentrations. Because of its location, academic excellence and diversity, SJSU is one of the main students and graduates’ providers in Silicon Valley being this a great opportunity for international students. Studying abroad in San Jose State, in a great learning environment and right in the heart of the world’s biggest technology and entrepreneurship hub, is an opportunity you can’t miss.
San Jose State University is located midway between San Francisco and the Monterey/Carmel area at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay, with easy access to freeways. Its 154 acres [...]
[...] of campus are available to all students looking for a bachelors or master’s abroad in a very convenient location.
Silicon Valley companies and agencies are in a constant search for students and SJSU is their place to go for internships, summer work programs and for assistance with research and any other projects. Silicon Valley firms hire more graduates from San Jose State than from any other U.S. university. What’s not to like? Right. Now, let’s get to know a little bit of San Jose State University history.
SJSU was founded in 1857 as Minns’ Evening Normal School and is the oldest public school of higher education in California. The school survives a major earthquake, a flu epidemic and World War I. In 1921 it becomes San Jose State Teachers College and San Jose State College in 1934.
Between 1940 and 1960 de university experiences a boom in enrollment. San Jose State College becomes California State University, San Jose in 1972, and then San Jose State University in 1974. Later on, the university makes history getting its first female president, Gail Fullerton.
In the 90’s, the university focuses on diversity. The campus reaches cultural pluralism, with no ethnic majority and today, SJSU continues to be a multicultural model for other universities. When planning your studies abroad, finding a diverse and inclusive university is key. That’s why we believe SJSU is a great option for you. Studying in America becomes a life changing experience when you are in the right place.
From the beginning of 2,000’s and up to this day San Jose State has turned into Silicon Valley’s largest institution of higher learning with more than 30,000 students and 2,400 faculty and staff personnel. In the last 20 years, the school has opened a new housing complex consisting of three buildings, a campus village, a $176 million library, a center for Beethoven studies (the only one in the nation), and it received a $10 million donation from business leaders to support the Graduate School of Business.
Some of San Jose State famous alumni include Ray Dolby, an American engineer who invented the noise reduction system known as Dolby NR and also helped develop the video tape recorder; Olympian athlete and golden medalist Tommie Smith; Gordon Moore, engineer and co-founder and chairman of Intel Corporation; Ed Oates, co-founder of Oracle; and Valerie Coleman-Morris, former anchor for CNN Financial News, just to name a few.
How to study abroad in a university with such history and reputation? Leave it to EduBookings. San Jose State offers bachelor’s degrees in Biochemical, Chemical and Computer Engineering, Communication Studies, Psychology, Industrial Design, Computer Science, Business, Journalism, and Social Work, just to name a few; also, graduate programs in Aerospace, Software and Electrical Engineering, Economics, Environmental Studies, Chemistry, Music, Physics, Data Analytics and many more.
About San Jose State University
- #1 supplier of education, engineering, computer science and business graduates to Silicon Valley
- #33 Regional Universities West by the U.S News & World Report
- 145 areas of study
- 108 concentrations
- 30,000+ undergraduate and graduate students
- Top 15 master’s-level public universities in the West by the U.S. News & World Report
- Wirelessly connected 154-acre campus offering 552 access point
- 226,000+ alumni
At a Glance
- Founded in 1857
- International students: 3,300
- Countries represented: 120+
- Bachelor Degrees: 70+
- Master’s/PHD degrees: 55+
Tuition and other cost
- Tuition Fee for Undergraduate Students
US $18000 to $19000 dollars per year
- Tuition for Graduate students $19000 to $20000
- Average cost of housing per year $15000
Where to send your exam results?
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English proficiency requirements
TOEFL iBT 80+
TOEFL iBT 80+
2.7 GPA out of 4.0
3.0 GPA out of 4.0