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San Jose Colleges

San Jose offers a range of schools, big and small, public and private. The highly regarded Stanford University is located just 12 miles from the city center. Other notable institutions include San Jose State University, which is one of the top research universities in the country, National Hispanic University and religious-affiliated schools Bethany University and Notre Dame de Namur University. The San Jose area is also home to top technical and trade schools including the Institute of Medical Education, Cogswell Polytechnical College, Northwestern Polytechnic University and the National Holistic Institute, one of the most respected massage therapy schools in the world. Many of the community colleges are well ranked, too. Cabrillo College is one of the most highly regarded in the state and De Anza College isn’t far behind.

About San Jose

Situated between Santa Cruz and San Francisco, San Jose offers a good mix of city life and adventurous attractions. Check out California’s oldest amusement park at the Santa Cruz beach boardwalk. Get a taste of the area’s Spanish history at the Mexican Heritage Plaza cultural center, a 14-acre complex called History of San Jose and the Peralta Adobe, the last structure standing from California’s first settlement built in 1797. You’ll also find a range of top golf courses. And nearby Santa Clara offers a taste of wine country—it’s the oldest continuing producing wine region in the state. And for outdoor adventure lovers, Yosemite and the Muir Woods National Monument are nearby along with ample trails for hiking, biking and running. If you’re a student in San Jose, you can enjoy everything the region has to offer.

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San Jose Colleges

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San Jose State University

San Jose, California

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College degrees offered: Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree

2

San Jose City College

San Jose, California

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College degrees offered: Certificate Program, Associates Degree

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Evergreen Valley College

San Jose, California

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College degrees offered: Certificate Program, Associates Degree

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Carrington College California, San Jose

San Jose, California

College degrees offered: Certificate Program, Associates Degree

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Silicon Valley University

San Jose, California

College degrees offered: Certificate Program, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree

7

The National Hispanic University

San Jose, California

College degrees offered: Certificate Program, Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree

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