Want to Apply

Haven't yet submitted an application and need to connect? You can visit our Outreach & Recruiting page for opportunities to learn more before submitting your Cal State Apply application.

You can also use the following information is a self-guide which will prepare you well for application to graduate education at SJSU!

For admission purposes to SJSU, please apply to the appropriate category based on your current citizenship or visa status:

Domestic Application
  • US Citizen 
  • Permanent Resident/Greencard holder
  • Refugee/Asylee
  • DACA
  • AB540
  • Visa Status (H4, H1B, L1, L2, F2, J2, TN, TD)
International Application
  • F1 Visa (applying from home country, or already in the U.S. on an F-1 visa)
  • J1 Visa seeking
  • B Visa holders

*Note: If you are currently on an H4 or F2 visa and want to convert to an F1 student visa, please apply as a domestic applicant.  If admitted, you will need to work with the International Student & Scholars Services (ISSS) Office to apply for a change of status.

Domestic Steps to Admission

Learn about the steps you will take as you go through the domestic application process at SJSU. 

International Steps to Admission

Learn about the steps you will take as you go through the international application process at SJSU.