International Support Programs

Student Outreach and Recruitment (SOAR)

If you are interested in taking a campus tour, meeting with a Pre-admission Counselor or have questions about the admissions process, our SOAR office is here to help! 

International Student Advising (ISA)

ISA provides focused support for our international students on all immigration advising to our F and J visa holders. ISA is here to support you here at San Jose State University. The ISA site has information on the visa interview process, tips for your arrival and videos and welcome messages from faculty and students at SJSU. 

Accessible Education Center (AEC)

San José State's Accessible Education Center (AEC) is a comprehensive center providing both students and employees with accommodations and services. The AEC works closely with faculty, staff, programs and departments to deliver services and promote access for students with disabilities in the classroom and throughout the campus. 

International House

International House is a co-ed residence for 70 U.S. and International students attending San Jose State University. The House is located within a short walk of the SJSU campus and is a large, comfortable home with friendly interaction among students of many cultures.

International Student Health Insurance

The CSU requires all international students to purchase health insurance through the university provider as a condition of registration and continued enrollment.

International Student Scholarships

International students may apply and qualify for merit-based scholarships. Need-based scholarships are part of Financial Aid and are not available to international students.

International Gateways

International Gateways offers academic and TOEFL preparation courses on the San José State University campus to help international students develop the English skills necessary for admission to American colleges and universities.

Transfer Success Pathway

Transfer Success Pathway (TSP) is a program that began with the high school graduating class of 2023 and provides a dual admission opportunity for eligible first-time, first-year students enrolling in California Community Colleges who commit to transferring to a California State University (CSU) within three years. The program is designed to increase access to the CSU for students who have faced academic, financial, or personal hardships that previously prevented them from attending.