Prospective Students

Prospective undergraduate (BSGE) Students

For BSGE program description, please follow the link above ‘Accdemic programs -> BSGE'.

Admission application and requirement

Cost of Attendance

Scholarship opportunity

Other information for future SJSU students 

Prospective Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) Students 

For MSE program description, please follow the link above ‘Accdemic programs -> MSE'.

Requirements for Admission to MSE with Classified Standing

Students seeking admission to MS Engineering programs must submit a ‘Statement of Purpose’ in the admission application process and must meet the general university requirements for admission as outlined in this page: General Admission information. Applicants who meet the following requirements beyond university requirements will be considered for admission into the MSE program.  

  • A student who possesses a BS degree in an engineering field from an accredited institution with a grade point average of 2.75 or better in the last 60 units of the student’s undergraduate studies. 
  • A student whose native language is not English and whose preparatory education was principally in a language other than English must obtain a score of 21 or higher in the writing section of the TOFEL iBT test (or 7 for IELTS test). 

Requirements for Admission to MSE with Conditionally Classified Standing

Applicants who meet the following requirements beyond university requirements will be considered for admission to conditionally classified standing in the MSE program.  

  • A student who possesses a BS degree in a STEM field.
  • A student who does not meet the TOFEL or IELTS writing requirement as stated above but otherwise is eligible for admission to MSE with classified standing..
  • A student who possesses a baccalaureate degree with a grade point average of 2.75 or better in the last 60 units of the student’s undergraduate studies and has earned a GPA above 3.0 from four college-level courses, one in each of the following four areas:  physics, calculus, statistics, and computer programing. 

Students with conditionally classified standing will take a series of prerequisite courses based on their evaluation by the MSE Graduate Advisor.

All applicants to MSE program are required to fill out this Statement of Purpose form

 

Information Regarding Graduate studies at SJSU

Following web sites contain important information regarding graduate studies at SJSU.