SJSU History

historical building on campus

Timeline

From its beginnings as a normal school that trained teachers for the developing frontier, SJSU has matured into a metropolitan university offering more than 134 bachelor's and master's degrees with 110 concentrations.

mohammad qayoumi

SJSU Presidents

San José State has had 28 presidents since its founding in 1857.

amy tan

Famous Alumni

SJSU proudly celebrates its alumni. Browse through our famous alumni to see how far the Spartan spirit reaches.