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About San Jose State University
Located in San Jose, San Jose State University is a comprehensive public university. The university holds the distinction of being the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast of the United States and it is the founding school of the 23 campus California State University (CSU) system. With one of the most ethnically diverse student population in the country, the university has large Asian and Hispanic enrollments. The university attracts students from across California, US and 100 countries around the world as it is one of the oldest and largest universities in the California State University System. The university is very conveniently located in the downtown San Jose, midway between San Francisco and the Monterey/Carmel area at the sunny southern end of the San Francisco Bay. The location is easily accessible from area freeways.
Why San Jose State University
The university offers 69 bachelor's degrees with 81 concentrations, 65 master's degrees with 29 concentrations, 5credential programs with 19 concentrations, three joint doctoral degrees, and one independent doctoral degree program.
400 active student organizations are there in the University which includes honorary and academic organizations, cultural and religious organizations, fraternities and sororities, special interest organizations, and a wide variety of club sports organizations.
SJSU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
The students are given personal attention by the faculty members in the smaller settings of the university's 8 colleges which are mentioned as follows:
- College of Applied Sciences and Arts
- College of Humanities and the Arts
- College of International and Extended studies
- College of Science
- Lucas College of Graduate School of Business
- College of Social Sciences
- Connie L. Lurie College of Education
- Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering
The university is consistently being ranked as one of the West's top public universities which offer bachelors and master's degrees.
It is has also received re-accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.