Costs and Financial Aid
Our affordable programs allow you to minimize your cost by maximizing the credits you transfer and by accessing Federal Student Aid, SJSU scholarships, and more.
Cost and Aid Summary
Cost Per Unit
$450-$495 · Payment plans available
Cal State Application Fee
$70 · Fee waivers available
Eligible for Federal Student Aid if enrolled in at least 6 units, and can qualify for Pell Grants.
Eligible for university-wide and college scholarships.
Eligible for student ambassador and research positions.
Affordable and Valuable
We know that time, cost and results are important factors when deciding whether or not to complete your degree, so we've designed our SJSU Online bachelor's programs so that you can receive a quality education at an affordable cost and advance your career outcomes.
Program Estimated Costs
Our special session programs cost $450-$495 per unit and require 50-60 units to complete. Installment payment plans are available in most situations.
|Program Name||Cost Per Unit||Unit Load||Estimated Cost Per Term|
|Info Science and Data Analyitics||$450||3–15||$1,350–$5,400|
Note: These are only estimates to give you information on tuition. Financial aid may help you lower the cost depending on your program and amount of units you take.
Your tuition fees also include:
Regular academic advising and student support from our Student Success Center.
Access to helpful campus resources such as the SJSU Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Career Center, and Writing Center.
Opportunities to participate in open-access activities such as SJSU events and student organizations.
The cost to submit your application through the Cal State Apply portal is $70. When you apply for admission, you are automatically considered for an application fee waiver based on the information requested in the application.
Numerous Financial Aid Opportunities
- Federal Financial Aid: You are eligible to apply for Federal Student Aid and to qualify for Federal Pell Grants. Complete the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) application as soon as you can to provide enough time for processing prior to your first term.
Federal Work-Study Positions: Students who receive Federal Work-Study can apply for eligible positions through the SJSU Handshake portal, which hosts job and internship opportunities for students and alumni.
- Cal Grants: Students who complete the FAFSA application and meet certain eligibility requirements can also apply for various California Student Aid Commission grant awards. If you are awarded a Cal Grant, you must be enrolled in at least 6 units in order to receive it.
- SJSU Scholarships: Each spring, students can apply online for university-wide and college scholarships through the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office for the upcoming academic year.
- SJSU Veterans Resource Center: If you are a military-connected individual, please contact the SJSU Veterans Resource Center to discuss your benefits and eligibility for special session programs.
SJSU Online Student Ambassadors: Current SJSU Online students can apply for paid student ambassador positions each term to provide current and potential students with valuable insights, resources, and experiences.
Student RSCA Fellowships: Each spring, the SJSU Office of Research awards grants to current students to complete high quality research with SJSU faculty.
Amazon Career Choice: Through our partnership, current Amazon employees can visit the Amazon Career Choice website for details about how to utilize that benefit to apply for enrollment at SJSU.
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