Josť State is the top provider of engineering, science and
business graduates to Silicon Valley, the worldís high tech
A recent U.S. News & World Report study
ranked San José State among the top 10 public masterís
universities in the West, and the College of Engineering
ranked 14th in the nation among schools offering bachelorís
and masterís degrees. San José State and the city
of San José have built an award-winning joint library
for the community and the university.
San Josť State Universityís annual impact on the Bay Area
region is enormous.
Annual spending related to San José State University
in the Bay Area region ($479 million) generates a total
impact of $829 million on the Bay Area regionís economy.
This impact sustains nearly 11,000 jobs in the region, and
generates nearly $48 million per year in tax revenue. Even
greater—more than $2 billion of the earnings by alumni
from San José State University are attributable to
their CSU degrees.
Josť State University improves Californiaís economy with
research, education, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Business and professional services are the backbone to a
vibrant knowledge economy. At San José State, nearly
200 graduates have founded, co-founded or serve as top-level
executives of major public and private companies.