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University of Silicon Valley
  • 4 Year
  • SAN JOSE, CA

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Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

191 BAYPOINTE PARKWAY
SAN JOSE, CA 95134
About University of Silicon Valley...
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From University of Silicon Valley

Founded in 1887, University of Silicon Valley prepares Bay Area high school and community college students for careers in the Silicon Valley economy by combining an industry-focused curriculum with a fully-accredited, student-centered approach. Our students enjoy small, intimate classes where they are immersed in technology, design, and business using hands-on, project-based learning taught by a faculty of industry experts.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
49%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$28,103 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,569 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 11 responses
80%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 10 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 10 responses

Majors

Master of Arts in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

The 12-month program is designed for graduate students seeking to establish their own business ventures, manage entrepreneurial enterprises, transition to new careers, or thrive through innovation within their current place of work. It provides an excellent way to earn your Master’s degree with minimal impact to your professional or personal life.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    57%
  • On Campus
    43%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
424 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
118
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Friendly
    29%
  • "Unique"
    29%
  • badass
    14%
  • Lazy
    14%
  • victims
    14%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
53%
Poll
78%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 9 responses
Poll
100%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 17 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Superb!
    44%
  • Small, but efficient. I love it!
    22%
  • Scam
    11%
  • Teachers are good, students need to work harder.
    11%
  • Underrated
    11%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 10 responses

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