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Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Soon, our summer and fall 2022 graduates will be able to check “complete my degree at the #1 Most Transformative University” off their Spartan bucket lists! We are excited to celebrate at our upcoming commencement ceremonies.

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SJSU Welcomes Cynthia Teniente-Matson as New President

Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson will serve as San José State University's 31st president. Teniente-Matson currently serves as president of Texas A&M University-San Antonio and will begin her tenure at SJSU on January 16, 2023. She is the first Latina and fourth woman to serve in the role since the university’s founding in 1857.


Most Transformative University

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


Best Value

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report among public universities in the West.


Best Undergraduate Engineering Program

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report among public universities in the nation that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees.


Top Public Schools

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report among universities in the West.


STARS Top Performers (Sustainability)

Ranked among master's institutions in the nation by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.


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.

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Why Choose SJSU?

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.

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SJSU Online

Offering five different programs taught by SJSU faculty, students with busy lifestyles who have previous college credits can complete their bachelor's degree on a fast and flexible timeline, 100% online.

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Washington Square: The Magazine

Washington Square serves as SJSU’s university and alumni magazine, sharing compelling and inspiring stories that embody the Spartan pride and resilience we all treasure.

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Last Updated Dec 7, 2022