The school is known for being a fairly selective school. The school receives about 36,200 applications annually. With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it tends to be around 55 percent which equals 19,811 students being accepted to the school. Annually, 19 % of the 19,800 students who received the acceptance letter from San Jose State University decided to attend. The ratio of the applicants who submitted their applications is 50% and 49% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 53% were typically women and 46% 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 1,030 - 1,260 for SAT. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit. San Jose State University’s undergraduate application fee is $55. To apply to San Jose State University, you are required to present these documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2018 Admissions Cycle
Applications
36,243
Male 18,150
Female 18,093

 

Acceptance
19,811
Male 8,651
Female 11,160

 

Enrollment Total
3,774
Male 1,771
Female 2,003


Acceptance Rate
54.7%
Male
47.7%
Female
61.7%

 

Yield
19.1%
Male
20.5%
Female
18%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$55


Graduate

$55



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

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

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record



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