San Jose City College: Narrative Description

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2100 Moorpark Ave.
San Jose, CA 95128-2799
Tel: (408)298-2181; Admissions: (408)288-3707; Web Site:

Description: District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of San Jose/Evergreen Community College District System. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1921. Setting: 58-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 9,819. Students come from 33 other countries, 1% Native American, 30% Hispanic, 7% black, 34% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 56% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Preference given to district residents.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $5034 full-time. Mandatory fees: $564 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Student services: health clinic. College housing not available. San Jose City College Library with 54,075 books and 345 serials. 48 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See San Jose State University.

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