San José State University is one of the best places in the world to do anthropology and it is all about people. Situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, San José State serves thirty thousand students from a huge variety of ethnic backgrounds. From emeriti with decades of experience to students taking their first undergraduate Anthropology course, everyone has something interesting to contribute. Whether you are interested in learning about how our ancestors adapted to changing environmental conditions or how your neighbors will cope with the emerging global culture, we have something for you. With the support of our dedicated staff, our distinguished faculty conducts research all over the globe and right here in our own backyard. We are particularly excited about the cutting-edge research being conducted by our masters degree candidates in Applied Anthropology. Whether you are interested in applying for a job, taking a basic undergraduate course, choosing a major, or, simply enjoying an ethnographic film with the Anthropology Club, please contact an advisor or visit us during our office hours so that we can get to know you personally!