Admissions Requirements

CSU Eligibility Requirements

Freshman applicants must first meet the CSU eligibility requirements for admission. Learn about the A-G courses required for admission and how an Eligibility Index is calculated. Applicants are then reviewed for provisional admission through SJSU's admission selection process, called impaction.

Admission Selection Process (Impaction)

After reviewing the CSU Eligibility Requirements, learn about the SJSU selection process (called impaction) and how SJSU admits new students each year.  

Coursework Outside the United States

If you have taken coursework outside the United States, your requirements for admission may be different. Please review the Coursework Outside the United States and the impaction pages for details.