San Jose State University (SJSU)

San Jose, CA

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San Jose State University

San Jose State University

San Jose State University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline November 30
SAT / ACT Scores Due November 30

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 10,916 12,062 22,978
Accepted 7,909 9,356 17,265
Acceptance Rate 72% 78% 75%
Enrolled 1,975 1,972 3,947

SJSU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.28 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(94% of Students Admitted to San Jose State University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 430 to 540
  • Math 460 to 580
  • Writing 450 to 550
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 540 580 550
Bottom 25th Percentile 430 460 450

ACT Scores

(24% of Students Admitted to San Jose State University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 17 to 24
  • Math 18 to 25
  • Composite 18 to 24
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 25 24
Bottom 25th Percentile 17 18 18

San Jose State University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL     Not Considered

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 1 1
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
History 1 1
Math 3 4
Science 2 3
Social Studies 1 1
Lab 2 2
Other 1 1
Electives 1 1

San Jose State University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 26,281 (90%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 2,804 (9%)

San Jose State University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 60)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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