San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq, San Jose, United States
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About San Jose State University

San Jose State University is a school located in San Jose, CA, US with a total of 5719 courses available to enroll in.

Mascot Sammy the Spartan welcomes all to this sunny California university based in San Jose! With just over 32,000 students enrolled, San Jose State University is home to a diverse student body and tons of unique programs. Founded in 1857, San Jose State is the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast. Though it may be the oldest, this university is full of fresh ideas and students performing the latest research in the Silicon Valley.

Through its eight colleges (the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business and the College of International and Extended Studies to name a few!) San Jose State University offers nearly 150 areas of study with over 100 additional concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranked San Jose State at #35 for Best Regional Universities (West) in the nation. With more than 400 student organizations, as well as a lively Greek system, it's no wonder so many students choose San Jose.

If you're interested in the arts and music, San Jose is a great choice. The university's Ira. F Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies is home to the largest collection of Ludwig van Beethoven memorabilia outside of Europe! Check out the interesting exhibits during your time between classes.

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