San Jose State University: Crime & Safety

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

San Jose State University LogoD San Jose State University is a public school in San Jose, California with about 32,770 students and 3,170 employees.

Our Safety Report for this school is based on the US Department of Education 2016 public data sets for various categories of violent and non-violent crimes committed both on-campus and off-campus over the last three years.

Safety Evaluation

Based on our analysis of the government data, San Jose State University is a very dangerous place to be enrolled at. American School Search gives this school grade "D" on safety.

From our perception of the data, there are some problems with illegal drugs, nonforcible sex offenses, aggravated assaults, and forcible sex offenses.

Campus Safety: San Jose State University and Nearby Schools

San Jose State University Safety Chart
If you are an official at San Jose State University and you would like to provide additional details or express a different perspective on your college safety, please Contact Us and we will publish your point of view (up to 1,000 characters) on this page.

Get more details and analysis about this college from San Jose State University Review. In addition, you might want to check our ratings for the 100 Safest and for the 100 Most Dangerous colleges in the US or learn about American School Search Safety Reports.

Criminal Offenses at San Jose State University in 2013 - 2015

Alleged criminal offenses reported to campus security authorities and/or local police
Does not necessarily reflect prosecutions or convictions for crime


Type of Crime or Arrest
On-campus
Off-campus
Crime Chance*

Murder
0
0
0.0%

Neglient Manslaughter
0
0
0.0%

Forcible Sex Offense
4
6
0.1%

Nonforcible Sex Offense
25
0
0.3%

Robbery
16
2
0.2%

Aggravated Assault
17
8
0.2%

Burglary
62
26
0.4%

Motor Vehicle Theft
18
13
0.2%

Arson
5
0
0.1%

Illegal Weapons Possession
51
8
0.4%

Drug Law Violation
270
44
0.9%

Liquor Law Violation
7
6
0.2%

* Crime Chance is American School Search's subjective and approximate estimate for a student's chance of experiencing this crime during their study at San Jose State University based on the present enrollment, past crime history, current crime trend, and an assumption that the school reports accurate numbers to the government. Safety Grade is American School Search's subjective evaluation of San Jose State University campus safety based on the same criteria and assumption.

Need to File a Complaint?

If you have been discriminated or abused at San Jose State University, or you believe that this college underreports campus crime statistics, then please consider filing a complaint with US Department of Education.

As of May 1st, 2014, fifty five colleges are under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. Many of those schools are frequent guests in our exclusive 100 Most Dangerous Colleges list.

Learn More About San Jose State University

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

California Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Read about 207 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Oakland, Orange, Riverside, San Francisco, and 131 more cities. About 10,200 accounting and finance degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for accounting and finance programs in CA is roughly $19,300.

Aerospace and Aeronautical
Learn about 15 aerospace and aeronautical schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Long Beach, Santee, Davis, San Diego, Monterey, La Jolla, and 11 other cities. About 1,000 aerospace and aeronautical diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for aerospace and aeronautical programs in CA is approximately $29,100.

Art
Our directory contains 193 art schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Jose, and 126 other cities. Around 7,100 art diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for art programs in CA is roughly $23,000.

Biology
Our directory contains 197 biology schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Sacramento, Riverside, San Francisco, Oakland, and 128 other cities. Around 32,300 biology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for biology programs in CA: $20,100.

Broadcasting
Our listing contains 113 broadcasting schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Oceanside, Santa Monica, Costa Mesa, and 77 other cities. Approximately 4,400 broadcasting diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for broadcasting degree programs in CA - $14,300.

Business
Learn about 259 business schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Oakland, Sacramento, Riverside, San Francisco, Irvine, and 156 other cities. Approximately 61,200 business diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for business degree programs in CA is approximately $19,200.

Chemistry
We list 126 chemistry schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Irvine, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, and 84 more cities. Around 5,900 chemistry diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for chemistry degree programs in CA is roughly $30,300.

Communication and Journalism
Read about 181 communication and journalism schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Claremont, Oakland, Riverside, and 120 more cities. Around 15,100 communication and journalism degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for communication and journalism programs in CA is roughly $20,900.

Computer Science
Read information about 268 computer science schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Claremont, Irvine, Riverside, and 149 other cities. Approximately 17,600 computer science diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for computer science degree programs in CA: $22,200.

Criminal Justice
Learn more about 181 criminal justice schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, Riverside, Fresno, Pleasant Hill, Torrance, and 126 more cities. About 18,200 criminal justice diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for criminal justice degree programs in CA: $11,000.

Dance and Ballet
Detailed information about 102 dance and ballet schools and colleges in San Diego, Claremont, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berkeley, Rocklin, San Marcos, and 75 more cities. About 1,100 dance and ballet diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for dance and ballet programs in CA is approximately $20,200.

Economics
Learn more about 96 economics schools and colleges in Claremont, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Fullerton, Irvine, and 66 other cities. Around 8,300 economics diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for economics programs in CA is approximately $32,800.

Education
Read about 187 education schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Oakland, San Francisco, Fresno, Orange, Riverside, and 109 more cities. Approximately 21,800 education diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for education degree programs in CA is approximately $23,600.

Engineering
Our directory contains 160 engineering schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Claremont, San Jose, Pasadena, Riverside, and 105 more cities. Approximately 21,900 engineering degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for engineering degree programs in CA is about $29,500.

English and Literature
We list 189 english and literature schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Oakland, Sacramento, Riverside, and 117 other cities. Around 9,900 english and literature degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for english and literature programs in CA is around $25,800.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Get details on 96 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Oakland, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, and 65 more cities. Approximately 3,000 ethnic and cultural studies degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for ethnic and cultural studies programs in CA - $30,100.

Flight and Aviation
Learn about 26 flight and aviation schools and colleges in Visalia, Culver City, Oakland, San Jose, Alameda, Inglewood, San Bernardino, and 22 more cities. Approximately 1,500 flight and aviation diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for flight and aviation degree programs in CA is around $7,700.

Foreign Languages
Get details on 147 foreign languages schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Oakland, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Fresno, and 96 more cities. About 4,300 foreign languages diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for foreign languages degree programs in CA: $21,600.

General Studies
Learn about 214 general studies schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Oakland, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, Riverside, and 136 more cities. About 80,500 general studies diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for general studies programs in CA: $8,500.

Geography
Detailed information about 76 geography schools and colleges in Sacramento, Los Angeles, Hayward, San Diego, Fullerton, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, and 61 more cities. About 1,200 geography degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for geography programs in CA is about $23,300.

Geology
Get details on 78 geology schools and colleges in Claremont, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, La Jolla, Fullerton, Merced, and 58 more cities. Approximately 1,000 geology degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for geology degree programs in CA is around $28,300.

Graphic Design and Animation
Detailed information about 157 graphic design and animation schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, San Jose, Fresno, and 103 other cities. Approximately 5,200 graphic design and animation diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for graphic design and animation degree programs in CA is approximately $18,700.

History
Read information about 159 history schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Sacramento, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Irvine, and 107 other cities. Approximately 4,700 history degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for history degree programs in CA is approximately $23,900.

Industrial Technologies
We reviewed 149 industrial technologies schools and colleges in San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oxnard, San Bernardino, Oakland, Anaheim, and 109 other cities. About 6,600 industrial technologies degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for industrial technologies programs in CA is about $8,800.

Interior Design
Our listing contains 62 interior design schools and colleges in San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Santa Monica, Torrance, and 43 more cities. Approximately 1,100 interior design diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for interior design degree programs in CA is roughly $15,300.

Library and Museum
Get details on 26 library and museum schools and colleges in San Francisco, Fresno, Pleasant Hill, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Pasadena, San Luis Obispo, and 16 other cities. Approximately 800 library and museum diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for library and museum degree programs in CA is roughly $17,400.

Management
Our directory contains 293 management schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Oakland, San Francisco, Riverside, Irvine, and 159 other cities. Around 66,200 management degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for management degree programs in CA is about $19,000.

Marketing and Advertising
Learn more about 133 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, and 90 other cities. Approximately 3,500 marketing and advertising diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for marketing and advertising programs in CA is roughly $20,900.

Mathematics
Our listing contains 177 mathematics schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Sacramento, Riverside, Irvine, Fresno, and 119 more cities. Around 6,600 mathematics diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for mathematics programs in CA is approximately $24,700.

Medical
Learn about 302 medical schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside, Oakland, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, and 150 more cities. Approximately 31,800 medical diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for medical degree programs in CA: $19,900.

Medical Assistant
Detailed information about 265 medical assistant schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Riverside, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Chula Vista, and 145 more cities. Approximately 28,000 medical assistant degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for medical assistant programs in CA is roughly $12,300.

Meteorology
Our directory contains 5 meteorology schools and colleges in Monterey, Berkeley, Los Angeles, San Jose, and Davis. Around 100 meteorology degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for meteorology programs in CA is around $32,200.

Music
Our directory contains 169 music schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, Riverside, Irvine, and 109 more cities. Around 3,700 music diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for music degree programs in CA: $27,100.

Natural Resources and Environment
Read about 111 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, Hayward, Fullerton, and 80 other cities. Approximately 4,900 natural resources and environment diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for natural resources and environment programs in CA - $28,100.

Nursing
Our listing contains 222 nursing schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside, Sacramento, Lancaster, San Francisco, Glendale, and 132 other cities. Around 26,100 nursing diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for nursing degree programs in CA is approximately $17,400.

Occupational Therapy
Learn more about 166 occupational therapy schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Irvine, Sacramento, Riverside, Carson, Bakersfield, and 115 more cities. Approximately 8,600 occupational therapy diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for occupational therapy degree programs in CA is roughly $18,000.

Philosophy
Learn more about 114 philosophy schools and colleges in San Diego, Claremont, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berkeley, Fullerton, Fresno, and 73 more cities. Approximately 1,700 philosophy diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for philosophy programs in CA is around $29,100.

Physics
Learn more about 141 physics schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, Irvine, and 99 other cities. Around 2,900 physics diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for physics degree programs in CA: $25,300.

Political Science
Our directory contains 150 political science schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Oakland, and 95 more cities. About 9,500 political science diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition price for political science programs in CA - $30,400.

Psychology
Detailed information about 218 psychology schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Claremont, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Riverside, Oakland, and 134 more cities. Around 33,400 psychology diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for psychology programs in CA - $21,400.

Recreation and Leisure
Get details on 31 recreation and leisure schools and colleges in Sacramento, Fresno, San Luis Obispo, Hayward, Reedley, Santa Maria, Carson, and 25 other cities. About 1,000 recreation and leisure diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition for recreation and leisure degree programs in CA is approximately $15,500.

Resort and Hospitality
Our directory contains 42 resort and hospitality schools and colleges in San Francisco, San Diego, Santa Rosa, Costa Mesa, Lemoore, Oroville, Sonora, and 35 other cities. About 1,300 resort and hospitality diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for resort and hospitality degree programs in CA is around $14,200.

Social Work
Our listing contains 159 social work schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, Riverside, and 108 more cities. Approximately 18,600 social work degrees are granted every year. Average tuition charges for social work programs in CA: $15,900.

Sociology and Anthropology
Read about 167 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, Riverside, Irvine, and 111 more cities. Approximately 14,000 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for sociology and anthropology programs in CA is approximately $23,200.

Theater and Drama
Read information about 162 theater and drama schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, Riverside, and 109 more cities. About 3,700 theater and drama degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for theater and drama programs in CA is roughly $24,900.

Theology and Religion
Get details on 90 theology and religion schools and colleges in Berkeley, Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Fullerton, San Francisco, Riverside, and 52 other cities. Approximately 3,000 theology and religion diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for theology and religion programs in CA is about $23,000.

Urban Development
Detailed information about 27 urban development schools and colleges in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Irvine, Chico, Northridge, Stanford, and 16 more cities. Around 1,300 urban development diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for urban development degree programs in CA is approximately $33,500.

Work and Family Studies
We list 152 work and family studies schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose, Fresno, Irvine, and 111 other cities. Approximately 12,100 work and family studies degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for work and family studies degree programs in CA is about $11,000.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Safety in Competing Colleges










Other Nearby Colleges