SJSU: Gateway to Success            y       San José State University   International and Extended Studies
Why International Students Choose San José State University    Academic Excellence                   Exceptional Value    ...
Study at San José State University      Study in English               One Great Place to Study      Live in California   ...
INTERNATIONAL         GATEWAYS        Why SJSU?San Jose: A Great Place To Study                               y
The California State University System                                   •     23 campuses across California              ...
Academic Excellence
Academic Excellence: A Proud Tradition at SJSU•   Founded in 1857•   First public college in the western    United States•...
Academic Excellence: Martin Luther King, Jr., Library•   State-of-the-art    State of the art complex    completed in 2003...
Academic Excellence: Rankings•   Top 10 public universities in the    Western U.S. (U.S. News & World Report 2011)•   One ...
Exceptional Value
Exceptional Value•   California State University    system is one of the most    affordable in the U.S.     –   Annual tui...
Cultural Diversity•   SJSU student body represents    a true crossroads of cultures•   More than 2,600 international    st...
International Programs and Services   Academic Advising    A d i Ad i i   Orientation   International House    I t    t...
INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS Why SJSU?Study in English    y      g
INTERNATIONAL      GATEWAYSYour Gateway To Successat SJSU and In the World
Study in English in SJSU                International and Extended St di                I t    ti   l d E t d d Studies   ...
International Gateways @ SJSU•   Intensive English Program•   Academic and Test preparation•   Active communication in Eng...
Study in English: English Language Program Standards  Look for language schools with these affiliations:                  ...
Study in English: SJSU Studies in American Language   Academic and Test Preparation (ATP)   • 20 hours of intensive Englis...
Study in English: SJSU International University Studies                                   •   Semester At SJSU (SAS)      ...
Study in English SJSU ESP and Custom Programs•   Training Tomorrow’s Officers             Tomorrow s•   Teaching English i...
INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS  Why SJSU?Live in California
Live in California: Silicon Valley Innovation                                      •   San José is “The Capital of        ...
Live in California: Silicon Valley Innovation•   More than 1 000 major               1,000    high-tech companies are    h...
Live in California: Quality of LifeAIER Ranked #1 US CollegeDestination: (Mid-size Metros)D ti ti        (Mid i M t       ...
Live in California• S J é C lif i offers  San José, California ff   – Silicon Valley innovation   – Vib t d     Vibrant do...
Live in CaliforniaLifestyle•   Transportation     – Free Public transportation•   Housing     –   International House     ...
Live in California: Campus Clubs
Live in California•   Active St d t Lif    A ti Student Life•   Clubs and Events                        INTERNATIONAL     ...
Live in California: Endless Recreation                                         •   Mild California climate                ...
INTERNATIONAL   GATEWAYS   Why SJSU?Succeed in the World
Succeed in the World: A Clear Path to Global Success                                                            San José S...
Succeed in the World: Prepare NowSJSU International Gatewaysp pprepares students to:• Earn university degrees• Establish s...
Succeed in the World: SJSU Career Center•   Award-winning    Award winning Career Center•   On-Campus work opportunities• ...
Succeed in the World: SJSU offers a program for every purpose                                   High School      College S...
Admission Requirements      Undergraduate & Graduate
Undergraduate Admission Requirements•   For an introduction, visit:           introduction    csumentor.com/planning/inter...
Graduate Admission Requirements•   For an introduction, visit:           introduction    csumentor.com/planning/internatio...
Why International Students Choose San José State University    Academic Excellence                   Exceptional Value    ...
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  1. 1. SJSU: Gateway to Success y San José State University International and Extended Studies
  2. 2. Why International Students Choose San José State University Academic Excellence Exceptional Value Ideal Location Unique Opportunities
  3. 3. Study at San José State University Study in English One Great Place to Study Live in California Succeed in the World INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  4. 4. INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS Why SJSU?San Jose: A Great Place To Study y
  5. 5. The California State University System • 23 campuses across California • Over 417,000 students • Over 46,000 faculty and staff • Largest and most diverse university system in the country • g Over 1,800 Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  6. 6. Academic Excellence
  7. 7. Academic Excellence: A Proud Tradition at SJSU• Founded in 1857• First public college in the western United States• First campus in the California State University system• 134 Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees• Outstanding faculty and small class sizes
  8. 8. Academic Excellence: Martin Luther King, Jr., Library• State-of-the-art State of the art complex completed in 2003• City of San José and SJSU y partnership• Dedicated to life-long learning for all public and university ll bli d i i communities• Over 1.5 million volumes 15• Over 2 million visitors each year
  9. 9. Academic Excellence: Rankings• Top 10 public universities in the Western U.S. (U.S. News & World Report 2011)• One of top 200 research universities in the U.S.• Engineering among top 20 schools in the nation offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees• Industrial/Manufacturing ranked 3rd• Computer Engineering ranked 5th• Undergraduate Engineering ranked 19th• Graduate S h l f B i G d t School of Business ranked among k d 301 best business programs in the U.S.
  10. 10. Exceptional Value
  11. 11. Exceptional Value• California State University system is one of the most affordable in the U.S. – Annual tuition and fees at SJSU for international students (2011-12): $16,472 – On-campus housing and other expenses: $12 000 $12,000 – TOTAL average annual costs: $28,729
  12. 12. Cultural Diversity• SJSU student body represents a true crossroads of cultures• More than 2,600 international students come to SJSU from around the world• SJSU ranks #1 in U.S. for total number of international students (Among institutions that issue master’s degrees)
  13. 13. International Programs and Services Academic Advising A d i Ad i i Orientation International House I t ti lH Campus Events Immigration Ad i ing I i ti Advisi INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  14. 14. INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS Why SJSU?Study in English y g
  15. 15. INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYSYour Gateway To Successat SJSU and In the World
  16. 16. Study in English in SJSU International and Extended St di I t ti l d E t d d Studies International Gateways y Studies in American International University Language Studies ESL ATP/ACC Custom SAS/MBP/TEE Culture ESP
  17. 17. International Gateways @ SJSU• Intensive English Program• Academic and Test preparation• Active communication in English• CEA accreditation• Academic d Immigration A d i and I i ti Advising
  18. 18. Study in English: English Language Program Standards Look for language schools with these affiliations: CEA – Commission on English Language Program Accreditation UCIEP – University and College Intensive English Programs AAIEP – American Association of Intensive English Programs
  19. 19. Study in English: SJSU Studies in American Language Academic and Test Preparation (ATP) • 20 hours of intensive English language instruction per week • Concurrent enrollment in regular university classes for advanced students • Over 20 elective courses Active Communication in English (ACE) • Experience California summer and American culture • Build fluency and confidence • Join weekly field trips
  20. 20. Study in English: SJSU International University Studies • Semester At SJSU (SAS) – Study 1 or 2 semesters at SJSU and earn credits without formal admission – Global Studies Certificate – TOEFL score required • MBA Preparation (MBP) – GMAT Preparation, Business Case Studies, Presentation S s Skills – TOEFL score required – Application workshops and advising for g g grad schools
  21. 21. Study in English SJSU ESP and Custom Programs• Training Tomorrow’s Officers Tomorrow s• Teaching English in English• Young Researchers• Business and Professional Communication• Global Leaders Gl b l L d
  22. 22. INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS Why SJSU?Live in California
  23. 23. Live in California: Silicon Valley Innovation • San José is “The Capital of The Silicon Valley,” the world’s center for technology and innovation i ti • SJSU is the top provider of Engineering, Science and Business graduates to Silicon Valley INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  24. 24. Live in California: Silicon Valley Innovation• More than 1 000 major 1,000 high-tech companies are headquartered within 40 km of the SJSU campus! INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  25. 25. Live in California: Quality of LifeAIER Ranked #1 US CollegeDestination: (Mid-size Metros)D ti ti (Mid i M t )1. San José, CA2. Austin, TX3. Hartford, CT4. Raleigh, NC5. Denver,5 Denver CO• AIER (American Institute for Economic Research) ranks the best American cities to live in for college students (student diversity, cost of living, earning potential, and entrepreneurial activity) activity). INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  26. 26. Live in California• S J é C lif i offers San José, California ff – Silicon Valley innovation – Vib t d Vibrant downtown campus t – Endless recreation INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  27. 27. Live in CaliforniaLifestyle• Transportation – Free Public transportation• Housing – International House – Campus Village – Apartments – Homestays y INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  28. 28. Live in California: Campus Clubs
  29. 29. Live in California• Active St d t Lif A ti Student Life• Clubs and Events INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  30. 30. Live in California: Endless Recreation • Mild California climate • Nearby attractions • Shopping & dining • Entertainment INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  31. 31. INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS Why SJSU?Succeed in the World
  32. 32. Succeed in the World: A Clear Path to Global Success San José State International Gateways Silicon Valley University Studies in International University Degree Global American University And College Language g Programs Success Studies courses • Academic and • Semester at • One credit • Undergraduate • Internships Test Prep SJSU classes degrees • Optional • Active • Global Studies • Graduate Practical Training • TOEFL Waiver Communication Certificate Degrees to private in English universities and • MBA Prep • MBAs community • Business colleges Professional • ESP and Custom Programs 6-17 weeks 9-17 weeks 1-2 years 1-4 years 1-2 years INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  33. 33. Succeed in the World: Prepare NowSJSU International Gatewaysp pprepares students to:• Earn university degrees• Establish successful careers• Succeed in the global marketplace INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  34. 34. Succeed in the World: SJSU Career Center• Award-winning Award winning Career Center• On-Campus work opportunities• Optional Practical Training
  35. 35. Succeed in the World: SJSU offers a program for every purpose High School College Student, Professional, Economist, College Student, Student, Italy Korea Vietnam Russia Japan Teacher, College Student, Business College Student, Doctor, Japan Iran Professional, Brazil Germany Korea INTERNATIONAL GATEWAYS
  36. 36. Admission Requirements Undergraduate & Graduate
  37. 37. Undergraduate Admission Requirements• For an introduction, visit: introduction csumentor.com/planning/international• Freshman (first year) admission is based on successful completion of high school with the equivalent of at least a U.S. 3.0 grade point average.• Transfer student (has completed some college courses) admission is based on the equivalent of at least a U.S. 2.4 grade point average received in all college or university coursework. SJSU offers conditional admission, info.sjsu.edu/web- dbgen/narr/admission/rec-1367.html, to undergraduate programs to first time f h ti freshman students who are academically qualified, b t h t d t h d i ll lifi d but have not met t t• In addition, international student applicants the English language requirement at the time of application. Applicants must meet minimum score requirements are issued a conditional admission letter to SJSU and advised to attend International Gateways for assistance in meeting the language on an approved English language requirement: igateways.sjsu.edu proficiency test.
  38. 38. Graduate Admission Requirements• For an introduction, visit: introduction csumentor.com/planning/international• Graduate programs may require a standardized test before admission. For further information please visit: sjsu.edu/gape/prospective_students/t sjsu edu/gape/prospective students/t est_requirements/index.htm• Check your intended graduate program department for details sjsu.edu/gape/graduate_programs/in dex.htm dex htm for details
  39. 39. Why International Students Choose San José State University Academic Excellence Exceptional Value Ideal Location Career Success

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