San Jose City College: Ranking & Review

San Jose Rank United States Rank World Rank
4 1802 6360
Top 38%

San Jose City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,113 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

849 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

San Jose City College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

San Jose City College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,949 $27,445
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

San Jose City College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,356 $7,852
Fees for full-time undergraduates $43 $90
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $228

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 374 374
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 149 149
Personal and Culinary Services 131 131
Health Professions and Related Programs 125 125
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 86 86
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 64 64
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 37 37
Precision Production 34 34
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 27 27
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 26 26
Construction Trades 26 26
Psychology 21 21
Mathematics and Statistics 20 20
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 18 18
Visual and Performing Arts 9 9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 7 7
Physical Sciences 5 5
Social Sciences 4 4
English Language and Literature & Letters 3 3
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Grand Total1,1661,166

A total of 1,166 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at San Jose City College.

Graduation rate26%21%29%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff347
Instructional FTE209
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address2100 Moorpark Ave
San Jose, California, 95128-2798
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large