Admission to the Engineering Extended Studies Department is a multi-step process.
into account a student’s professional experience, not just academic background. As part of a
cohort, students work closely with one another throughout the program and we look for
students who will find success here at SJSU.
Please read the following steps and refer to the FAQs before sending questions to the Extended Studies Department.
Step 1: Pre-qualification Evaluation
Complete a pre-qualification form through the links below. An advisor will review your background and determine your eligibility for admission. This step will also add you to our contacts list so that we can keep you informed about upcoming information sessions and deadlines.
Step 2: Check the Admission Requirements
Check the Admission Requirements to make sure you meet the eligibility criteria for a specific program. We also encourage applicants to review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for additional information.
Step 3: Apply to San Jose State University
After pre-qualification approval, we’ll advise you on how to proceed with your SJSU application. Please DO NOT submit your SJSU application until we have confirmed that your program has been listed on Cal State Apply. Read and follow the provided application instructions carefully to ensure that you apply to your intended program.
The following links will give you a better understanding of the admissions process at SJSU:
- Graduate Admissions & Program Evaluations (GAPE)
- Domestic Applicants
- International Applicants
Please note that applying for admission to an off-campus cohort at San Jose State University is not a guarantee that the program will occur; cohorts must meet minimum enrollment standards. Please be aware that in the event a cohort does not launch due to low enrollment, any and all associated application fees cannot be refunded.
Step 4: Check your Admission Status
After applying to SJSU, login to MySJSU to check the status of your application and check your "to-do" list for any missing documents. Submit all documents to SJSU GAPE at firstname.lastname@example.org; include your SJSU ID and name in the body of the email.
Useful Links for International Students
- How to Apply as an International Student
- California residency requirements
- Test Requirements For Graduate Programs