Nancy Lara AVID student #12MY FRESHMEN YEAR AT SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY
WHY I CHOSE SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSIT Y? Reason #1: It’s a urban university Reason #2: It is my opinion that going to a university close from home is important because you won’t get homesick Reason #3: I predict that San Jose State University is the right university for me since it has the major and the classes I need for my career.
BASIC FACTS ABOUT SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSIT Y University website: http://www.sjsu.edu/ Location: San Jose Number of undergrad students : 24,804 Public/private: public school Mascot: Spartan School colors: blue and yellow Year founded: 1857
ADDITIONAL BASIC FACTS ABOUT SAN JOSÉ STATE UNIVERSIT Y Student body makeup:27%hispanic, 20 white, 5%, African American, 3% other Requirements for admission : high school grades of “C -” and up and get more than 18 points on ACT and more than 430 points on the SAT Cost of tuition: In state- 6,828, Out state- 17,988 Cost of room & board:on campus 10,733Of campus 12,414At home 4,392 Sports: basketball, indoor and outdoor soccer, football, softball, tennis, hockey Clubs and organizations : art, dancing, music, etc...
MY FRESHMEN YEAR ACADEMIC PLANS FOR SAN JOSÉ STATE UNIVERSIT Y My major will be fine arts Some examples of classes for fine arts are:1. Sketching2.Fashion design3.Computer design SJSU LibraryA club/activity that I can join to meet fine arts: art club Good places to study in are:1.At home2.Library(study rooms) –Dr. martin Luther king, Jr.3.Campus grass
MY FRESHMEN YEAR EXTRA - CURRICULAR PLAN FOR SJSU Clubs I plan on joining the basketball team Some clubs that interest me are: dancing Acting Music A interesting place near San Jose State University is the Tech Museum