San Jose State University (SJSU) is a comprehensive public university located in San Jose, California, United States. It is the founding school of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system, and holds the distinction of being the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast of the United States.
Located in downtown San Jose, the SJSU main campus is situated on 154 acres. SJSU offers 134 bachelor’s and master’s degrees with 110 concentrations and five credential programs with 19 concentrations. SJSU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
SJSU’s total enrollment was 32,773 in fall 2015, including nearly 6,000 graduate students. As of fall 2015, graduate student enrollment at SJSU was the highest of any campus in the CSU system. SJSU’s student population is one of the most ethnically diverse in the nation, with large Asian and Hispanic enrollments, as well as the highest foreign student enrollment of all master’s institutions in the United States
More San José State University alumni are hired by Silicon Valley firms than graduates of any other college or university, and philanthropic support of SJSU is among the highest in the CSU system.
As Silicon Valley’s largest and oldest public university, San Jose State University has been serving the educational needs of our community and its global marketplace since 1857. Founded in 1928, the College of Business has been accredited since 1967 by the AACSB International, the world’s preeminent accreditation body for business schools. We are the largest provider of business graduates to Silicon Valley and a major contributor to what the Valley is today.
For students who may have interest in studying Entrepreneurship at SJSU, which is a ‘major’ at the College of Business – SJSU School of Global Innovation and Leadership