International Deadlines

Graduate Admissions offers the following application term options:

Spring  Opens August 1 of each year
Summer Opens November 1 of each year
Fall Opens October 1 of each year

Note: Not all programs are open for each term. Programs marked 'Closed' below are not open for the term specified.

Review below our application and document deadlines for each term:

  The application deadline is deadline to submit the Cal State Apply application.
  The document deadline is the deadline to submit all required documents to Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations.
International Applicant
  • F1 Visa
    • Applying from home country or,
    • Already in the U.S. on F1 Visa (e.g. transfer or change of level) or,
    • B Visa holders who will need to change their status to F1
  • J1 Visa seeking


Special Notes:

  • Application and document deadlines are subject to change without notice.
  • Programs are subject to close at any time.
  • Documents submitted for application processing/review cannot be returned.
  • Online-only programs (such as MLIS) are only available through the domestic application because student visas are not needed to study online.

Apply and submit documents as early as possible to ensure consideration of your application. Enrollment limits may restrict our ability to accept qualified applicants. 

For a step-by-step guide on how to complete the Cal State Apply application for SJSU, visit our SJSU Graduate International Application: Spring 2021 Tutorial [pdf].

To apply, go to Cal State Apply and choose San Jose State!

View the below international program application and document deadlines. 

College of Business

College of Education

College of Engineering

College of Health and Human Sciences

College of Humanities and Arts

College of Professional and Global Education

College of Science

College of Social Science

College of Graduate Studies