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San Jose State University

San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

Founded in 1857, San Jose State University is a public, 4-year, research institution. San Jose State, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in San Jose, CA. This university offers students 74 degrees at the bachelors level and 62 masters level degrees. In 2010, 29,076 students pursued degrees from the 90 programs at this research university. It offers subjects such as electrical engineering and english. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities. It is one of 28 research universities in California.

Admission

In 2010, 21,833 students applied to this university for admission. San Jose State admitted approximately 73% of applicants or 16,156 students. Over half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 21,833 students applied to this university for admission. San Jose State admitted approximately 73% of applicants or 16,156 students. Over half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 74%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 77%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 72%

Student Demographics

In 2010, San Jose State enrolled 29,076 students.

Student Demographics

In 2010, San Jose State enrolled 29,076 students.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 13666
  • Total Enrolled Female: 15410
  • Undergraduate Male: 11280
  • Undergraduate Female: 11741
  • Graduate Male: 2422
  • Graduate Female: 3633

Faculty Demographics

This university has 1,610 teachers. Approximately 43% of teachers are full-time and approximately 56% of faculty are part-time. Close to 49% of teachers are female.

Faculty Demographics

This university has 1,610 teachers. Approximately 43% of teachers are full-time and approximately 56% of faculty are part-time. Close to 49% of teachers are female.

  • Male: 811
  • Female: 799
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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