Economic and Social Impact with the city of San José and San Francisco in the background.

SJSU’s Economic and Social Impact

As the most transformative university in the nation, San José State’s impact on the lives of its students, faculty, staff and alumni is apparent in a multitude of ways. A new report shows SJSU generates more than $4.1 billion in total economic output for the state of California.

#1

Most Transformative University

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

#3

Best Undergraduate Engineering Program

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

#8

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.

News

Virtual Events

Why Choose SJSU?

SJSU students in masks jumping mid-air in front of the WSQ building.

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

Computer Engineering faculty Nima Karimian.

Investigating Ways to Keep Our Biometric Data Safe

Facial recognition, fingerprint Touch ID and iris scanning are examples of technology that use biometric data to access personal information. The National Science Foundation awarded Computer Engineering faculty Nima Karimian a grant to better understand how to keep that data safe.

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.

San Jose City

Last Updated Jun 22, 2021