San Jose State University
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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