How to Apply

1. Choosing an Advisor

Choosing a tenure-track faculty advisors that fits your interests so you can seek their support and commitment and make an appointment with them.Prospective students should contact a potential faculty advisor(s) before submitting application materials.

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2. Admission Requirements

All application must meet the university requirements listed below, as well as meet the minimum CSU eligibility requirements.

  • Possess the equivalent of an SJSU BS in Meteorology or, with the approval of the department graduate committee, a degree in physical science or mathematics.
  • Have earned minimum GPA of 2.75 (on a scale of 0-4) in their BS degrees.

To view the full overview of the process of becoming a graduate student here at SJSU, check out the Graduate Admissions page.

3. Applying Process

  1. View document and application deadlines.
  2. Applicants can fill an graduate application by applying through the Cal State CSU Apply.
  3. Submit transcripts through mail to:  

San Jose State University – Graduate Admissions

One Washington Square

San Jose, CA 95192-0017 

or submit transcripts electronically to

To view a detailed step-by-step admissions process, check out the Admissions page.