Facts and Figures
San José State University's location in the Silicon Valley makes it an exceptionally rewarding learning environment for students. Silicon Valley firms and agencies seek SJSU students for internships, summer work programs and for assistance with research and development projects. Silicon Valley firms employ more graduates from SJSU than from any other university in the nation.
SJSU’s engineering program consistently receives top rankings for master’s-level institutions by U.S. News & World Report.
Destination Silicon Valley
Close ties with Silicon Valley industry provide access to scholarships, internships, research projects and employment. SJSU is the top provider of engineers to Silicon Valley companies. Thousands of talented alumni hold key positions throughout the valley and beyond.
Hands-on practical education
Accomplished faculty with strong ties to industry bring real-world experience to the classroom. On-campus laboratories sponsored by Applied Materials, Atmel, Cadence, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Synopsys, Xilinx and more give students access to state-of-the-art tools and equipment to practice what they have learned in the classroom.
Preparation for the global economy
The college’s Global Technology Initiative, which includes a unique all-expense-paid, two-week study tour of Asia, exposes students to the realities of today’s competitive global economy.