San Jose State University (often abbreviated San Jose State or SJSU) is a public university located in San Jose. Founded in 1857, SJSU is the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast.
Popular undergraduate majors at SJSU include business, engineering, visual and performing arts, nursing, psychology, justice studies, biology, kinesiology, journalism and computer science. Popular fields of study among graduate students include engineering, library and information science, education and social work.
San Jose State University claims to provide Silicon Valley firms with more engineering, computer science and business graduates than any other college or university, and philanthropic support of SJSU is among the highest in the CSU system.
The university is ranked in the top 15 master’s-level public universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report in its annual survey of “America’s Best Colleges.” SJSU is also first in the nation to open a joint city-and-university library. Since 2003, when the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library first opened its doors, nearly 13 million people have visited the award-winning facility and more than 11 million books, videos and other materials have been circulated.
SJSU sports teams are known as the Spartans, and compete in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in NCAA Division I.
San Jose is located in the heart of the Sillicon Valley, a one-hour drive from San Francisco.
- Excerpt from the California State University Consortium’s website.
Exchange students are required to pay campus based fees :
Total Campus Fees: $915.50 per year as of 2013-2014
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