San Jose State University

General Information

Website www.sjsu.edu
Address One Washington Square
City San Jose
State CA
Zip 95192-0001
Locale City: Large

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 87%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 10.1%
Five-year graduation rate 41.0%
Six-year graduation rate 56.8%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 4.9%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Masters Large
Size: Number of Undergraduates 27,778
Endowment Assets $146,036,110
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
Accrediting Agency -
Net Price Calculator Website https://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/csu-costs.aspx
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 27%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.40
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 505 (25th - 75th percentile = 450 - 560)
Median SAT Math 530 (25th - 75th percentile = 470 - 590)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 22.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 20 - 25)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 53.4%
In-State Tuition and Fees $7,418
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $18,578
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $27,039
Average Net Price After Grants $13,906
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $5,680
Median earnings 10 years after entry $56,100
Median debt of completers $15,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 3.5%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 39.8%
% Underrepresented Minority 30.0%
% Black 3.4%
% Latino 26.5%
% Native American 0.1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.4%
% Asian 35.8%
% White 17.5%
% Two or More Races 5.1%
% Other 11.2%
% Noresident Aliens 7.3%
% Female 47.6%
% Male 52.4%
% Age 25 and Over 17.1%
% Part-time 18.2%