Academics

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Teaching, Research, Collaboration

With a breadth of academic programs, research and applied learning, San Jose State is perfectly positioned to examine essential questions facing our community and our world. Growing San Jose State’s research and innovation environment allows the university to adapt to and set the pace of change. 

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Colleges and Departments

Each college houses schools, departments and programs specific to its area, creating a rich variety of offerings for our students and the community.

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Majors and Programs

Consistently ranked as one of the West’s top public universities offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees, San Jose State provides a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs that promote intellectual inquiry and independent thought.

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Classes

San Jose State offers thousands of courses each year. As a result, finding the classes you need to take on your path to academic success requires planning.

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Advising

Mutiple resources are available to help students through the academic journey at San Jose State.

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Registration

When can you register for classes? When is the last day to drop a class? The Registrar’s Office will provide you with important dates and information about registering for your classes.

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Academic Calendar

Find out about important academic deadlines and dates.

Dr. Martin Lutehr King, Jr. Library

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

With its impressive collections of books and digital resources, technology and services that encourage the discovery and creation of knowledge, King Library supports students and faculty members through the entire research cycle, from the formulation of topics, thesis statement or hypotheses, to the publication and dissemination of the results and conclusions. Regardless of major, students who meet and work with a librarian are more successful.

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Accreditation

San Jose State is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Various college programs are accredited by specialized accrediting agencies. 

Research

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Creating Dynamic Student Experiences

One of the top 200 research universities in the nation, San Jose State offers rigorous course work and research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students, who work side by side with faculty members at the forefront of their fields.

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Collaboration

Beethoven Center

Centers

By intentionally blurring the lines between and among disciplines, San Jose State ignites curiosity and fosters innovation among students, faculty members, industry partners and future employers. 

Partnerships with SJSU

Partnerships

San Jose State is engaged with the city of San Jose, Silicon Valley industries, municipalities and civic organizations to enhance educational research, and economic and community development opportunities.