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San Jose State University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAN JOSE, CA

Students at San Jose State University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 188 responses
  • Mixed. some are party students others study
    43%
  • Trying to get by
    15%
  • Persistant
    12%
  • Hard-studying
    10%
  • Driven
    10%
  • Unique
    4%
  • Community
    3%
Female Undergrads
51%
Male Undergrads
49%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    97%
  • Out-of-State
    2%
  • International
    2%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    1%
  • 18-19
    24%
  • 20-21
    30%
  • 22-24
    27%
  • Over 25
    17%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    33%
  • $30k-$48k
    19%
  • $49k-$75k
    19%
  • $76k-$110k
    12%
  • $110k+
    17%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
79%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage. 215 responses
Poll
67%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students). 214 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    4%
  • Asian
    37%
  • Hispanic
    30%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    8%
  • Multiracial
    5%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    1%
  • Unknown
    3%
  • White
    13%

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Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 112 responses
  • Republican
    4%
  • Democratic
    54%
  • Independent
    13%
  • Other party not mentioned
    3%
  • I don't care about politics
    26%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 210 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    12%
  • Liberal
    34%
  • Moderate
    19%
  • Conservative
    4%
  • Libertarian
    2%
  • Not sure
    29%

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