Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements for International Freshmen

Freshman applicants must first meet the Academic Requirements for International Freshmen. Learn about the courses required for admission and what criteria SJSU uses to determine admission eligibility. Applicants are then reviewed for provisional admission through SJSU's admission selection process, called Impaction.

Admission Selection Process- Impaction

After reviewing the Academic Requirements for International Freshmen, learn about the SJSU selection process (called impaction) and how SJSU admits new students each year.  

English Language Proficiency

If you are taking coursework outside the United States, you will be required to submit scores to prove your English Language Proficiency or provide proof that you are exempt. To learn about the exams accepted, minimum scores required and exemptions, review our English Language Proficiency information.