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San Jose State University

San Jose State University
San Jose State University
1 Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192

Official telephone: (408) 924-1000
Fax number: (408) 924-2050
Email: admissions@sjsu.edu

Website: www.sjsu.edu

Cost & Financial Aid

Screen last updated on: December 18, 2016

The financial aid information below is valid for the 2015 academic year.

Financial Aid Office

Financial aid officer:
Coleetta Mcelroy,
Director of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
Contacting the office:
408 283-7500
408 924-6089 (fax)
fao@sjsu.edu
FAFSA number:
001155

Expenses

Undergraduate tuition:
$5,472; $11,160 out-of-state
Additional required fees:
$1,851
Book fees:
$1,860
Miscellaneous expenses:
$2,772
Other expenses:
Personal and transportation.
Combined room and board expenses:
$14,217

Applying for Aid

Required form Priority date Rolling? Closing date
FAFSAMarch 2noJune 15
Date award notification begins:
April 1
Applied for financial aid:
76% of first-year students 75% of full-time undergraduates 88% of part-time undergraduates
Determined to have financial need:
85% of first-year students 92% of full-time undergraduates 114% of part-time undergraduates
Students determined to have financial need who received any financial aid:
96% of first-year students 97% of full-time undergraduates 92% of part-time undergraduates
Students determined to have financial need who received any need-based gift aid:
73% of first-year students 79% of full-time undergraduates 71% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received need-based self-help aid:
55% of first-year students 46% of full-time undergraduates 45% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid who received any non-need-based gift aid:
6% of first-year students 4% of full-time undergraduates 3% of part-time undergraduates
Students receiving financial aid whose need was fully met (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
63% of first-year students 67% of full-time undergraduates 49% of part-time undergraduates
Average percent of need that was met of students who received any need-based aid (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
88% for first-year students 89% for full-time undergraduates 80% for part-time undergraduates
Average financial aid package (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$18,045 for first-year students $17,918 for full-time undergraduates $16,363 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based gift award:
$9,354 for first-year students $8,935 for full-time undergraduates $7,610 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$8,003 for first-year students $7,187 for full-time undergraduates $6,980 for part-time undergraduates
Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans and private alternative loans):
$7,595 for first-year students $11,700 for full-time undergraduates $6,868 for part-time undergraduates
Students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
0% of first-year students 0% of full-time undergraduates 0% of part-time undergraduates
Average award to students who had no financial aid need and who received non-need-based aid (excluding athletic awards and tuition benefits):
$1,146 for first-year students $2,040 for full-time undergraduates $2,595 for part-time undergraduates
Students who received a non-need-based athletic award:
0% of first-year students 0% of full-time undergraduates 0% of part-time undergraduates
Average non-need-based athletic award:
$16,096 for first-year students $14,400 for full-time undergraduates $12,302 for part-time undergraduates
School participates in Federal Work-Study Program:
yes

Types of Aid Available

Parent loans packaged to meet need:
  • Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • Direct PLUS Loans
  • FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
  • FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
  • FFEL PLUS Loans
  • Federal Perkins Loans
Parent loans packaged to meet need:
no
Percent of undergraduates who have borrowed through all loan programs:
45%
Average student debt upon graduation:
$19,904
Types of payment plans:
  • deferred payment plan
  • school's own payment plan(s)
Need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • need-based (general)
  • Federal Pell Grants
  • SEOG
  • state scholarships/grants
  • college/university scholarships/grants (institutional funds)
  • private scholarships/grants
Non-need-based scholarships/grants available:
  • non-need-based (general)
  • academic merit scholarships/grants
  • special characteristics
  • athletic scholarships
  • ROTC scholarships

Additional Information

The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum.  Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate.  Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun.  All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees.



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