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Welcome to San José State University!

Summer is the season for welcoming our newest students to San José State University. Soon they will be embarking on their own transformative college journeys as Spartans — as they join our diverse, close-knit community and extended family this fall.

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Most Transformative University

Ranked by Money magazine based on graduation rates, earnings and student loan repayment.

#4

Best Undergraduate Engineering Program

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report among Public Universities that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

#13

Top Colleges for Diversity in the Nation

Ranked by Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (WSJ/THE) among colleges and universities in the nation for diversity in school environments.

SJSU Presidential Search

The CSU Board of Trustees has launched a nationwide search for the next president of SJSU. Learn more about how members of the campus and surrounding communities can participate.

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Why Choose SJSU?

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Shaping the Future of Student Success

San José State provides a world-class education—whether courses are online or in person. The university is expanding the ways we provide high-quality education and unique research and hands-on experiences to students.

Research

Katie Wilkinson.

How a ‘Lucky Accident’ Contributed to Nobel Prize-Winning Research

Thanks, in part, to research conducted by Assistant Professor of Biology Katie Wilkinson and two of her undergraduate students — two California scientists won this year’s 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Creativity

A black and white graphic of Vincent Del Casino with a branch emerging behind with a melted clock.

Listen to “The Accidental Geographer” Season 2

Hosted by our very own Provost, Vincent del Casino, “The Accidental Geographer” is designed to introduce the expertise of SJSU faculty, whose research, teaching, and commitments to community engagement bring life to this cutting-edge university. Available on your favorite podcast platforms.

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Last Updated Jun 29, 2022