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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. The most popular graduate school programs at San Jose State University are Library Science, Computer Software Engineering, and Teaching. 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
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 38 responses
  • Driven
    26%
  • Down-to-earth
    18%
  • Friendly
    24%
  • Intellectual
    16%
  • Organized
    5%
  • All of the above
    5%
  • Transformative
    5%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 38 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    8%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    21%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    47%
  • All of the above:)
    18%
  • left me wanting more
    5%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
84%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 38 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 38 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 38 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 38 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    42%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    42%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    13%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    3%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 38 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    13%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    8%
  • More than $150,000
    5%
  • Did not graduate yet
    74%
76%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 38 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
$99,154
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,071
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$851,136
National
$229,800

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