Tuition and Fees

Application Fees

SJSU Application Fee: $55.00 (non-refundable) through

Tuition and Fees

Please visit the Bursar website for information on tuition and fees for California residents and out-of-state students.

Establishing California Residency

 Please visit the Registrar website for information pertaining to the establishment of California Residency

Financial Aid Information

Please contact San José State University's Financial Aid and Scholarship Office (FASO) at 408-283-7500 (ext. 6) or visit their web site at:

Financial aid may also be available through:

  • Grants, including Pell, Supplemental Educational      Opportunity, State University and Educational Opportunity
  • Loans, including emergency, Perkins, and Stafford loans
  • SJSU Work Study for part-time jobs on and off campus

The School of Social Work and the College of Applied Arts and Sciences may have a limited number of grants and stipends for social work students, which are obtained through grants from various state and federal agencies. These grants and stipends vary from year to year, but usually are available to students interested in public mental health or child welfare. A very limited number of field agencies offer stipended field-work placements to graduate students.