Step 1: Check the Admission Requirements
Check the admission requirements to make sure you meet the eligibility criteria.
Useful Links for International Students from Graduate Admission and Program Evaluations
- How to Apply as an International Student
- California residency requirements
- Test Requirements For Graduate Programs
Step 2: Apply to San Jose State University
Apply for the MSDA program on Cal State Apply.
Please begin by accessing your Cal State Apply account and selecting “Start Your Application”.
Enter “San Jose State” under the Campus selection, “Spring” under the Start Term selection, and “Source” under the Source selection. Data Analytics is the designation for MSDA on Cal State Apply.
When completing the final part of the application marked Program Materials, click on the blue Questions tab to choose between Regular Session Admission and Special Session Admission. (Please visit the FAQ section of this site before choose which session you wish to apply for.)
Application and document deadlines for Fall 2023 admission:
|Session||Applicant||Application Deadline||Document Deadline|
|Regular||Domestic||March 1, 2023||March 1, 2023|
|Regular||Internatinal||February 1, 2023||February 20, 2023|
|Special||Domestic||May 1, 2023||May 20, 2023|
|Special||International||April 1, 2023||April 20, 2023|
Understanding of the admissions process at SJSU:
- Graduate Admissions & Program Evaluations (GAPE)
- Domestic Applicants
Please note that applying for admission to a special session program at San Jose State University is not a guarantee that the program will occur. Please be aware that in the event the program does not launch due to low enrollment, any and all associated application fees cannot be refunded.
Step 3: Check your Admission Status
After applying to SJSU, login to MySJSU to check the status of your application and check your "to-do" list for any missing documents. All required documents must be submitted to Graduate Admissions to complete your application.
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