Freshman Admissions

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Welcome Freshman Students!

We are honored that you are considering San Jose State University to further your education. A freshman applicant is a student who has graduated from (or is still in) high school and who has not enrolled in a regular (non-summer) session course at any college or university following graduation. If you want to meet with a pre-admission counselor or take a live virtual tour, visit our Student Outreach and Recruitment office at

Admission Requirements

Review the admission requirements that need to be met to be admitted to SJSU. 

Want to Apply

Discover the steps you will take as you go through the application process at SJSU.

Have Applied

Once you apply, learn how to activate your MySJSU student account to check your admission status. 

Been Admitted

Learn about the steps to enrollment at SJSU, including the Next Steps Intent to Enroll process and test requirements to enroll in certain courses.


Check application and document deadlines, as well as deadlines for completing academic requirements, applying for financial aid, and submitting a housing application to live on campus. 

Residency Resources

Learn about information sources for residency status questions.