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San Jose State University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
B-
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
57%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
86%
Part-Time Retention Rate
73%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$1
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    22%
  • 20-39
    48%
  • 40-99
    24%
  • 100+
    7%
94%
of students say they attend class.141 responses

About the Professors

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
27:1
Female Professors
49%
Male Professors
51%
Average Professor Salary
$113,868
Poll
40%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.141 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    2%
  • Asian American
    21%
  • Hispanic
    6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    8%
  • White
    58%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
79%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.234 responses
Poll
69%
of students say professors care about their students' success.233 responses
Poll
70%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.234 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.234 responses
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