The school is known for being a somewhat selective school. The school receives about 30,400 applications annually. With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it tends to be around 84 percent which equals 25,575 students being accepted to the school. Annually, 16 % of the 25,600 students who received the acceptance letter from San Jose State University decided to attend. The ratio of the applicants who submitted their applications is 49% and 50% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 45% were typically women and 54% were men. Prospective students should submit their ACT or SAT scores to San Jose State University when filling out the application. In most cases, accepted applicants have test scores in the range of 19 - 26 for ACT or 1,010 - 1,240 for SAT. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment. San Jose State University’s undergraduate application fee is $70. To apply to San Jose State University, you are required to present these documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record.

Your Admission Profile - Admissions Chances

Save your college matches and see how you compare to students at each college by creating a free account.   Register here. It's Free.

Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
30,441
Male 15,147
Female 15,294

 

Acceptance
25,575
Male 12,117
Female 13,458

 

Enrollment Total
4,186
Male 2,302
Female 1,884


Acceptance Rate
84%
Male
80%
Female
88%

 

Yield
16.4%
Male
19%
Female
14%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$70



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record



    College Raptor Loading Screen College Raptor Loading Screen