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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 students at your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Driven
    25%
  • Down-to-earth
    25%
  • Friendly
    20%
  • Intellectual
    25%
  • Transformative
    5%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 20 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    10%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    25%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    40%
  • All of the above:)
    20%
  • left me wanting more
    5%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
85%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 20 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 20 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 20 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 20 responses
  • $50K-$75K
    15%
  • $25K-$50K
    40%
  • <$25K
    45%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 20 responses
  • $150K+
    5%
  • $50-$75K
    10%
  • <$50K
    5%
  • Did not graduate yet
    80%
65%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 20 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
$83,861
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,962
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$744,134
National
$217,500

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