San Jose City College: Ranking & Review

San Jose
United States
Top 38%

San Jose City College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,3364,2675,069

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
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 Humanities374374
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services149149
Personal and Culinary Services131131
Health Professions and Related Programs125125
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields8686
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies6464
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences3737
Precision Production3434
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2727
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2626
Construction Trades2626
Mathematics and Statistics2020
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1818
Visual and Performing Arts99
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies77
Physical Sciences55
Social Sciences44
English Language and Literature & Letters33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services
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
City population1,025,000