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What Does It Mean to Be the Most Transformative University in the Nation?

Every Spartan has a story. At San José State University, we continually transform to meet the needs of our students, the Silicon Valley and the world. We are bold. We are diverse. We are dreamers and doers. Most of all, we are Spartans. SJSU - Money Magazine’s #1 most transformative university in the nation.


Most Transformative University

Ranked by Money magazine based on graduation rates, earnings and student loan repayment.


Best Undergraduate Engineering Program

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report among Public Universities that offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees.


Business Administration, Management and Operations

Ranked by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education among all minorities for production of bachelor’s degrees.


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Why Choose SJSU?

SJSU student Sonya Sankaran.

Shaping the Future of Student Success

San José State provides a world-class education—whether courses are online or in person. The university is expanding the ways we provide high-quality education and unique research and hands-on experiences to students.


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New Questions about Ancient Galaxy Formation

Scientists worldwide are rethinking theories about how galaxies form, thanks to new research by a San José State Physics and Astronomy Professor Aaron Romanowsky and his international team.


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The Accidental Geographer

The Accidental Geographer: A Podcast with Vincent Del Casino, SJSU Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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Last Updated Jan 26, 2021