San Jose City College: Review & Facts

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San Jose City College is a medium two-year, public school with 8,445 students enrolled. This school is one of the 8 colleges located in San Jose, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
At San Jose City College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

SJCC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Cosmetology, Industrial Technologies, Medical Assistant, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at San Jose City College is low at 56% (way below California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at San Jose City College is very low: 29%. Approximately 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at SJCC is reasonable - 22:1. Find out more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,000
Low
Average tuition price is low, about $6,900 per year. The additional fees at San Jose City College beyond tuition are nearly $100, which makes it a total of $7,000 per year.

Read the details about San Jose City College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to San Jose City College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (408) 298-2181 or check San Jose City College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
San Jose City College provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at San Jose City College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at San Jose City College.

Based on the college crime information, San Jose City College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

San Jose City College Location and Maps



Post Address: San Jose City College, 2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, California 95128-2798, USA
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