San Jose State University

San Jose, CA 95192

San Jose State University is one of the 50 public 4-year colleges in California. Its campus is large in size and located in San Jose. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 4,490 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 3,906 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 87%).

Every year 57% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

San Jose State University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $5,742, and fees were $1,979. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $17,622 and $1,979 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeLarge
Student to Faculty Ratio27:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate87%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 2 17
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.8%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
02/28/1949 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels (Northern California Consortium, DNP)
CCNE
10/07/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2001 - Current

Admission

67%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1000 to 1210
ACT19 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $55
Graduates $55

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students$396/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students$396/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 -- -- $17,820
ADN 70 -- -- $27,720
BSN 125 -- -- $49,500
FNP 50 -- -- $19,800
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 73% of San Jose State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 40% $4,625
Other Federal Grant 16% $1,167
State Grant & Scholarships 53% $2,545
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 35% $6,392
Federal Student Loans 38% $5,156
Private Loans 2% $12,904

$13,906

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,130
$30,001 to $48,000$11,898
$48,001 to $75,000$15,953
$75,001 to $110,000$19,412
Over $110,000$21,912

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Student Population

27,778

Undergrads

8,057

Graduates

18,235

Women

17,600

Men

76%

Full-time

24%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Asian
31%
Hispanic
25%
White
19%
Non-resident alien
12%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races
5%
Black/African American
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192
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