32,000
Student Population
450+
Student Organizations
3,300
International Students
145
Majors
300
Days of Sunshine Per Year
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WHY SJSU?
• San José State University campus is located in downtown San José, one of the most multicultural cities in the US.
• Our position in the heart of Silicon Valley allows you to experience the high tech industry’s innovative environment and people. Learn how in this video.
• We have a diverse student population of 32,000, with 3,300 international students.
• With 145 areas of study, SJSU offers a wide variety of academic options.

ABOUT SAN JOSÉ

Population – 1 million
300 days of sunshine a year.
Average temperatures – 29 C in summer and 10 C in winter.
Conveniently located to explore California culture:
• Beaches of Santa Cruz – 50 km
• Sightseeing and shopping in San Francisco – 80 km
• Hiking and skiing in Yosemite National Park – 260 km
STUDENT LIFE

CAMPUS LIFE

There’s always something to do on SJSU’s lively campus!
• Attend free music concerts, guest lectures and art exhibits.
• Meet students from around the world at the weekly International House Coffee Night.
• Stay healthy by playing sports at the open gym.
• Make friends with students who share the same hobbies and interests as you by joining one of our 450+ student organizations.

HOUSING OPTIONS

Our dedicated housing liaison will help you find the housing that’s right for you. Choose from:
• Campus residences
• Homestays
• Nearby apartments
• International House (co-ed residence for 70 US and international students)
PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Academic and Test Preparation

Improve your English and develop academic skills for success in an American university.
• 8 proficiency levels from low beginner to advanced
• 9 and 17-week sessions
• Start in January, March, June, August or October
• CEA accredited

Conditional Admission/Eligibility

Study English with us to meet the SJSU language requirements for undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Our dedicated advisors will prepare you for academic success.

Active Communication in English

Spend your summer in California improving your English communication skills and learning about Silicon Valley culture. This fun 5-week session includes weekly field trips.

Semester at SJSU

Experience American university life – enroll in 1 or 2 semesters of full-time undergraduate classes at SJSU.
• Start in January or August
• Earn SJSU credits while studying with American students

MBA Preparation

Improve your GMAT verbal score and develop the skills necessary to succeed in a graduate business program.
• 17-week sessions
• Start in January or August

Support Services

Our friendly staff want to make your stay here comfortable and enjoyable. We offer:
• Personalized advising for immigration and academics
• Free transportation card for local travel on buses and trains
• Weekly activities such as, movie nights, sports
and Conversation Club.
• Sightseeing trips – San Francisco, beaches at Santa Cruz, Great America Amusement Park and more.
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igateways@sjsu.edu • 1-408-924-2660

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