San Jose State University

San Jose State Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is San Jose State University? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at San Jose State. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

San Jose State Student Population

How Many Students Attend San Jose State University?

San Jose State total enrollment is approximately 36,208 students. 23,317 are undergraduates and 4,123 are graduate students.

San Jose State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time San Jose State undergraduate population is made up of 51% women, and 49% men.


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San Jose State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Asian 8,625
Hispanic 6,972
White 3,039
International 1,805
Multi-Ethnic 1,147
Black or African American 856
Unknown 727
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 128

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San Jose State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 65% of full-time grad students are women, and 35% men.


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San Jose State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
International 1,137
White 958
Asian 817
Hispanic 790
Unknown 176
Multi-Ethnic 141
Black or African American 88
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 12

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

San Jose State Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Asian 11,777
Hispanic 9,810
White 6,360
International 3,699
Multi-Ethnic 1,651
Unknown 1,471
Black or African American 1,231
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 176

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

San Jose State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,605
Asian 734
Black or African American 146
Multi-Ethnic 67
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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San Jose State Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 19,250 female students and 16,958 male students at San Jose State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of San Jose State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  91.02 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 1,845 female teachers and 1,541 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

1.37% Out of State
4.33% Out of the Country

San Jose State ranks 1,491 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.37% of San Jose State students come from out of state, and 4.33% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  31 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 23 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 3,027
Washington 7
Hawaii 6
Texas 6
Wisconsin 2

International Students at San Jose State

Students from 97 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Vietnam.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
39.87% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  79.29 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At San Jose State, 39.87% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 9,921
20-21 7,371
18-19 6,918
25-29 6,445
35 and over 2,522
30-34 2,084
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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