Application Steps

Step 1: Check the Admission Requirements

Check the admission requirements to make sure you meet the eligibility criteria.

Useful Links for International Students from Graduate Admission and Program Evaluations


Step 2: Prequalification Evaluation

Complete a prequalification form. An Academic Program Coordinator will review your
information and make a recommendation regarding your eligibility for the program of your choice.

Step 3: Apply to San Jose State University

After prequalification approval, we will 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

The following links will give you a better understanding of the admissions process at SJSU:

Please note that applying for admission to a special session program at San Jose State University is not a guarantee that the program will occur. Please be aware that in the event the program 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; include your SJSU ID and name in the body of the email.

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For a list of frequently asked questions, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions
section. For other questions, send an email to