Admission Requirements

CSU Eligibility Requirements

Freshman applicants must first meet the CSU Eligibility Requirements for International Freshmen. Learn about the courses required for admission and the criteria SJSU uses to determine admission eligibility. Applicants are then reviewed for provisional admission through SJSU's admission selection process, called impaction.

Admission Selection Process- Impaction

After reviewing the Academic Requirements for International Freshmen, learn about the SJSU selection process (called impaction) and how SJSU admits new students each year.  

English Language Proficiency

If you currently attend an institution outside the United States, you will be required to submit an official TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score to demonstrate your English Language Proficiency. To learn about the minimum scores required and exemptions to this requirement, review our English Language Proficiency information.