Academics

Location
San Jose, CA
Undergrads
20,320
Tuition (in-state)
$18,510 ($6,852)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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4 College Junior

Academics: The communications major is good and very knowledgeable about communication indifferent ways

4 College Junior

Academics: The teachers are great teach and the different aspects of teaching us to learn

3 College Junior

Academics: My major is very impacted. Classes also fill up extremely fast. The workload is doable with hard work and effort.

3 College Junior

Academics: I love the library, its beautiful and a comfortable place to study for the most part. The additional study hours for students is also very helpful. The professors are okay. I've had my fair share of good and bad professors. I love it when a professor is so engaged in the subject but also cares for the students and goes the extra mile for them. On the other hand last semester I had a professor who was so discouraging but he gave me more motivation to do well in the classroom as well as outside the classroom.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: I love my majors very much, I double major, Global Studies and Radio, Television, Film. The classes are so interesting and the teachers so enthusiastic! We all want to learn and can't wait for the next class. Project heavy courses but oh so rewarding to complete!

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 438th
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 758th
    Best Online Course Options
  • 935th
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants
  • 1098th
    Best Course Variety
  • 1277th
    Most Manageable Workloads

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
25:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
706
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
1,055
Total FT Faculty
706
Average Faculty Salary
$83,027
Full-Time Retention Rate
83%
Part-Time Retention Rate
67%
Transfer-Out Rate
5%
Graduation Rate
47%
Programs/Majors Offered
89
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: No
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration and Management: 9%
  • Foundations of Education: 2%
  • Library and Information Science: 4%
  • Psychology: 2%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Student Polls

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?    Based on 117 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • The academic advisers are helpful.
  • It is easy to get the classes you want.
  • Grading is generally consistent and fair.
  • There are a variety of interesting courses to take.
  • Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of courses and topics.
  • My Gen-Ed requirements are worthwhile and meaningful.
  • The workload is easy to manage.
  • There are plenty of good online course options.
  • Teaching assistants (TAs) are used effectively.
  • The course scheduling/registration process is efficient and student-friendly.
  • Classrooms/labs are up-to-date and incorporate new technologies effectively.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding the professors at this school?    Based on 117 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Professors are approachable and helpful when needed
  • Professors are engaging and easy to understand.
  • Professors are experts in their field.
  • Professors are passionate about the topics they teach.
  • Professors care about their students' success.
  • Professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.
  • Professors use teaching assistants (TAs) effectively.

Who are the most notable alumni from this school?    Based on 13 responses

  • 47% Olympic gold and silver metalists
  • 18% Fraternity alumni
  • 18% Most of the amazing alumni are from years ago...
  • 18% People working with in Silicon Valley

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