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San Jose State University Admissions

Admissions Overview

San Jose State admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 64%. Students that get into San Jose State have an average SAT score between 1020-1260 or an average ACT score of 18-27. The regular admissions application deadline for San Jose State is December 4.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
64%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
35,307
SAT Range
1020-1260
SAT Reading
510-620
SAT Math
510-640
Students Submitting SAT
93%
ACT Range
18-27
ACT English
17-26
ACT Math
17-26
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
23%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
December 4
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$70
Accepts Common App
No data available  
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
42%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 108 responses
Poll
45%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 108 responses

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