Welcome Global Spartans!

The International Recruitment and Partnerships program at SJSU recruits international students from all over the World to join us at SJSU in the heart of Silicon Valley. Currently, SJSU has over 3,000 international students from more than 100 different countries, making it one of the largest international student bodies and the top public university hosting international students among master-granting schools in the U.S.

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Land yourself in the heart of Silicon Valley, an innovation hotspot. San José State University brings you to the epicenter of technology and startups, providing programs that pave the way to a successful career and incubators for those creating the companies of tomorrow. 

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San José State University is the university to attend if you are seeking limitless possibilities in your academic career. We offer award-winning programs that are as cutting-edge as our Silicon Valley location. Choose from over 230 programs to begin your path toward success.

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How to Apply

At SJSU, international students have the opportunity to apply as an undergraduate, graduate, and transfer student. We offer a vast array of bachelor’s and master’s programs, as well as certificate programs that prepare you for a thriving career. 

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Resources for International Students

International students are eligible for scholarships that are merit-based to help with the cost of their education. Fellowships and scholarships are also offered by organizations or agencies other than SJSU. Work together with the Scholarship and Financial Aid Department to find what you may qualify for.

Recruitment Events

The International Student Recruitment and Partnerships department at SJSU communicates with international students, counselors, and agents about the university's academic requirements, majors and programs, and campus life. IRP assists international applicants throughout the application process to help them complete their applications to SJSU.

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