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
- How to Apply as an International Student
- California residency requirements
- Test Requirements For Graduate Programs
Step 2: Apply to San Jose State University
Apply for the MSDA program on Cal State Apply.
Please begin by accessing your Cal State Apply account and selecting “Start Your Application”.
Enter “San Jose State” under the Campus selection, “Fall” under the Start Term selection, and “Source” under the Source selection. Data Analytics (Special Session) is the designation for MSDA on Cal State Apply.
Application and document deadlines:
|Fall 2019 Admission||Application Deadline||Document Deadline|
|International Applicant||April 1, 2019||April 20, 2019|
|Domestic Applicant||June 1, 2019||June 20, 2019|
|Spring 2020 Admission*||Application Deadline||Document Deadline|
|International Applicant||October 1, 2019||October 20, 2019|
|Domestic Applicant||November 1, 2019||November 20, 2019|
*The application cycle for Spring 2020 admission opens on August 1, 2019.
Understanding of the admissions process at SJSU:
- Graduate Admissions & Program Evaluations (GAPE)
- Domestic Applicants
- International Applicants
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 3: 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.
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