San Jose State University

San Jose State University

San Jose State University, or SJSU, is the founding campus of what later became the California State University system. It was originally established as the California State Normal School by the California Legislature on May 2, 1862 and is the oldest public university in California. SJSU offers more than 60 bachelors degrees with over 80 concentrations, and more than 60 master's degrees with over 25 concentrations. The university is organized into seven colleges and six schools, which are:

  • College of Applied Sciences & Arts
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Humanities & the Arts
  • College of Science
  • College of Social Sciences
  • School of Art & Design
  • School of Journalism & Mass Communications
  • School of Library & Information Science
  • School of Music & Dance
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work
  • The Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

San Jose State University's sports teams are nicknamed the Spartans.

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Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
African-American/Black Studies
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
Computer Science
Education, General
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Engineering, General
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/Space Engineering
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Chinese Language And Literature
Japanese Language And Literature
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Rhetoric And Composition
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Library And Information Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Microbiology, General
Zoology/Animal Biology
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Behavioral Sciences
Natural Sciences
International/Global Studies
Human Computer Interaction
Marine Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geological And Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Industrial And Organizational Psychology
Psychology, Other
Public Administration
Social Work
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science And Technology, General
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Dance, General
Industrial And Product Design
Interior Design
Graphic Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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