Graduate Admission - Prospective Students

Students intending to pursue graduate work at San José State University may obtain pertinent information from a variety of sources. Careful reading of several publications will save time and prevent many difficulties that often arise due to lack of information. Publications recommended are:

  • SJSU Catalog - The listing of regular session courses offered at SJSU and policies and regulations by which the academic programs are governed,
  • Graduate Admissions & Program Evaluations (GAPE) at,
  • Graduate Studies at, and
  • various departmental publications available from department offices and advisors.

The prospective student is encouraged to consult an academic advisor for detailed information about his or her specific program of interest. Persons assigned responsibility for advising students in specific graduate programs are listed in various sections of the SJSU catalog. In addition, the GAPE website provides detailed information about university admission procedures and requirements.