San Jose State University (SJSU) is a public university and the founding campus of the California State University (CSU) system.

SJSU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Undergraduate and graduate programs at the College of Business are accredited by AACSB International. The Public Administration Program is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.

Notable SJSU alumni include: Jerry Choate (former CEO, Allstate), Robert Frankenberg (former CEO, Novell), Charles Gingold (former vice president, Discovery Channel), Koichi Nishimura (former CEO, Solectron Corporation), Ben Nighthorse Campbell (former U.S. Senator from Colorado), Albert E. Carter (former U.S. Congressman), Lou Henry Hoover (former First Lady of the United States), etc.

University Rankings:

- 38th among all master's-level institutions in the Western region (West) by US News & World Report 2010. San José State's computer engineering program is rated the second best in the nation among public universities without Ph.D. programs, and rated 5th nationally when private institutions were added to the mix. SJSU's Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering received top marks, ranking 19th nationally among engineering schools offering bachelor's and master's degrees.

- Lucas Graduate School of Business is listed among the best 301 business programs in the nation (The Princeton Review 2010).

- The graduate school of Library and Information Science is ranked 22nd in the nation, and named the number one e-learning service provider in its discipline by U.S. News (Best Graduate Schools 2010). In addition the graduate program in occupational therapy is ranked 24th in the nation. Other graduate programs in high rankings include: social work (71st), speech language pathology (87th).

- Rated 356th in the world in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2009.

- SJSU made the Forbes list of "America's Best Colleges" (2009).

- SJSU's School of Art and Design is included on BusinessWeek's list of the "60 Best Design Schools in the World".

* Next: San Diego State University (SDSU)

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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