SJSU Requirements

SJSU Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a country outside of the U.S. 
  • A 2.5 institutional GPA (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 2.5 GPA in the last two years of full time study. Please note that individual program requirements may have a higher GPA requirement. 
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.


*3-year Indian degree holders see options for eligibility.  

Now that you’ve reviewed the graduate SJSU requirements, please check out our Graduate Degree Program Requirements page and the deadline to submit your Cal State Apply application.

Also, see step-by-step required documents for admission at Want to Apply.