Graduate Programs Overview

San Jose State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in San Jose, California. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $9,286 for California residents and $18,790 for other students in average.

It offers ninety-two graduate programs: 74 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 8 Post-Bachelor's, 8 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 2,826 students have been conferred Master's degree and 10 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSan Jose State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressOne Washington Square, San Jose, CA
Graduate School Students8,073 students
2,359 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$9,286
Out-of-State$18,790
Student to Faculty26:1 (3.85%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 92 Graduate Programs
74 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 16 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at San Jose State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For California residents, the tuition & fees are $9,286 and $18,790 for non-California residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $396.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,176$16,680
Fees$2,110$2,110
Cost per Credit-$1$396
Books & Supplies$1,035
Room & Board$16,986 (On-Campus) / $16,699 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,152 (On-Campus) / $3,893 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$30,459$39,963
Off-Campus Total$30,913$40,417
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$8,684$9,155$9,230$9,286$9,286
Out-of-State$17,612$18,659$18,734$18,790$18,790

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

San Jose State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 92 major areas - 71 Master's (4 online programs), 1 Doctorate , 7 Post-Bachelor', 7 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total2,826107692
Men1,13322732
Women1,69384960
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Visual And Performing Arts
Psychology
Physical Sciences
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Education
Business
Social Sciences
Library Science
Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
History
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Engineering
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Architecture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Business
Social Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Library Science
English Language And Literature
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Engineering Technology
Engineering

Graduate Student Population

Total 35,400 students enrolled in San Jose State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 8,073 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 3,129 male and 4,944 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 4,162 full-time and 3,911 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,359 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 394 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total8,073
Men Students3,129
Women Students4,944
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total8,073
Full-time Students4,162
Part-time Students3,911
By race/ethnicity 2,433 White, 200 Black, and 1,295 Asian students are attending at San Jose State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total8,073
American Indian /
Native American
11
Asian1,295
Black200
Hispanic1,228
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
19
White2,433
Two or more races265
Un-Known532
60 students are younger than 22 and 1,142 students are older than 65. The school has 4,855 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,016 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total8,073
21 & Under60
22-241,752
25-293,103
30-341,304
35-39712
40 & Over1,142
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At San Jose State University, 2,359 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 394 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment8,073
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,359
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses394
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses5,320
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,359
California Resident1,555
Other State In U.S.759
Outside of U.S.45



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