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San Jose State University

One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

Tuition 2018 - 2019 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2018 - 2019 2017 - 2018 2016 - 2017
In District $7,852 $7,796 $7,721
In State $7,852 $7,796 $7,721
Out of State $19,732 $19,676 $19,601
Books/Misc. $2,058 $1,948 $1,948
On Campus
Room and Board $16,946 $16,442 $15,594
Other Expenses $3,209 $2,953 $2,903
Off Campus
Room and Board $16,189 $15,151 $14,502
Other Expenses $3,283 $3,025 $2,974
Off Campus With Family
Other Expenses - $3,067 $3,015

Financial Aid 2017 - 2018

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants 43.0 % $4,855
State/Local Grant 60.0 % $2,584
Institutional Grants 41.0 % $6,526
Loans 38.0 % $5,810

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NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

Baseball - Mountain West Conference
Basketball - Mountain West Conference
Football - Mountain West Conference
Cross Country/Track - N/A


Master's Colleges and Universities I: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the master's degree. They award 40 or more master's degrees per year across three or more disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers


Public, 4-year or above 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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Comments (2)

4/25/2011 12:29:20 AM

I'm attending SJSU in the Fall, and I couldn't be more excited! I visited SJSU about a week ago for Admitted Spartan Day, and it's such a beautiful campus. The students and teachers are so nice. I can't wait!

10/15/2010 11:05:13 PM

I did visit this school and i love it i love their downtown big tall building love it. I am going to apply here. Why i wanted to apply here is because i want to experience living there and going to school there becuase San Jose University looks like a school that will help me Succeed in my major.