San Jose City College

Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate Urban No 5000 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Associate Public Associate College Co-educational 215 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Associate $ $ $$ $ $$$ 109
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


San Jose City College was founded in 1921 and is one of oldest community colleges in California. The college is located in Silicon Valley, home to the world's largest high-tech companies including Adobe systems, Apple, e-Bay, Facebook, Intel, Google, and Yahoo! The city of San Jose is ranked as one of the safest and friendliest metropolitan cities in the United States. The average student enrollment is 5,000 students, with over 200 international students. San Jose City College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The college offers over 50 majors and transfer programs to choose from including Business, Education, Technology, Health Science and Media. Distinguished professors, comprehensive curriculum, small class size, new state-of-the art facilities, and many student activities make SJCC an ideal study environment for students. San Jose's location in Northern California on the West Pacific Coast of the United States (45 minutes south of San Francisco) provides great year-round climate, allowing for countless outdoor activities including access to world-famous beaches, theme parks, national parks, and more! Students will experience a high quality of life with many cultural, recreational, educational, entertainment, and transportation options. -Average low temperature (winter): 45°F / 7°C -Average high temperature (summer): 82°F / 28°C


Homestays with Host Family; Off-Campus Housing

Student life

San Jose City college offers an emmersive experience in academic, social and technical pursuits for their students. Nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley, students can enjoy field trips and easy access to top companies, several club and extra-curricular opportunities, collegiate sports and more.