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San Jose State University Veteran Services & Resources

660 GI Bill® Students**
0 Complaints to the VA
TRUE Credit for Military Training

Is San Jose State University a Good School for Veterans?

As someone with prior military experience, it's a good idea to check how well the school services veterans before signing those admission papers. So we've gathered facts about San Jose State University veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: San Jose State University GI Bill® Information

Info in This Veterans Report on San Jose State:

How Does San Jose State Rank for Veterans?

San Jose State University was not ranked on the <nil> [Best Schools for Veterans list[(/rankings/veterans). This usually means that not enough data related to veterans was available.

How Many Veterans Go to San Jose State?

Colleges with a large veteran population are better equipped to support and accommodate those who have had military experience.

According to the VA, there are 660 GI Bill® students at San Jose State. There are 36,208 students enrolled at San Jose State. This means that approximately 1.82% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill® and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. This does not include active-duty military personnel who are attending the college via Tuition Assistance. Therefore, the potential total military population could be larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at San Jose State

San Jose State University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

San Jose State University does have a student veterans group.

Does San Jose State Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, San Jose State may offer offer credit for that. Check with the school for more details.

San Jose State might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

San Jose State Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at San Jose State for the following armed services:

Complaints to the VA About San Jose State

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.

Notes and References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibil.

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