At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1857
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $7,418
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

San Jose, CA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

November 30

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 53%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 10%
  • Application Fee
  • $55
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

N/A

Top half of HS class

N/A

Top quarter of HS class

N/A

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 450-560
  • Math
  • 470-590
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 20-25
  • English
  • 18-25
  • Math
  • 18-26
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 53%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 10%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 26,432

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$7,418

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,899

books and supplies

$14,867

room and board

$24,184

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$18,578

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,899

books and supplies

$14,867

room and board

$35,344

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $10,038
  • $30-$48K
  • $11,577
  • $48-$75K
  • $15,681
  • $75-$110K
  • $19,808
  • $110 & UP
  • $22,068
Financial aid

69%

Receiving Financial Aid

39%

Receiving Federal Grants

36%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: November 30

Student Life

Student Body

26,432

Total undergrad enrollment

5,722

Total grad students

1%

Out-of-state

94%

In-state

5%

International
Students

  • 48%

    FEMALE

  • 52

    MALE
Organizations

300

Student Organizations

25

Fraternities

18

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

12%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 36%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 3%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 26%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 18%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

25:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

742

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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