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San Jose State University
  • Graduate School
  • SAN JOSE, CA

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San Jose State is a public graduate school in San Jose, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 8,073 graduate students. Of the 68 graduate programs offered at San Jose State University, 3 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 48% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
8,073
Part-Time Grad Students
3,911
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
263
Racial Diversity
  • White
    29.9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    26.7%
  • Asian
    15.3%
  • Hispanic
    14.8%
  • Unknown
    7.2%
  • Multiracial
    3.3%
  • African American
    2.4%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.3%
  • Native American
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 85 responses
  • Driven
    19%
  • Down-to-earth
    18%
  • Friendly
    19%
  • Intellectual
    12%
  • Organized
    4%
  • Just trying to get through
    1%
  • All of the above
    21%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 85 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    11%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    18%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    40%
  • All of the above:)
    27%
  • left me wanting more
    5%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
82%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 83 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 82 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 79 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 85 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    47%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    39%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    11%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    2%
  • More than $100,000
    1%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 85 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    14%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    5%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    1%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    2%
  • More than $150,000
    2%
  • Did not graduate yet
    75%
71%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 85 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$115,942
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,356
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$1,034,205
National
$281,900

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