San Jose State University

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Tower Hall and Morris Dailey Auditorium
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

The San Jose State University (also SJSU is called) any State University in San Jose in the US state of California . There are currently around 30,000 students enrolled. Many graduates work in the nearby Silicon Valley . The SJSU is the founding campus of the California State University system.


San José State University was founded in San Francisco in 1857 as the Minns Evening Normal School . On May 2, 1862, it was re-established as California State Normal School , making it the oldest state college in California . In 1871 she was settled in San José .


The SJSU sports teams are called the Spartans . The university is a member of the Mountain West Conference .

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Coordinates: 37 ° 20 '7.9 "  N , 121 ° 52' 52.4"  W.