Regular Session students live near the San José State University campus, and their tuition is established by the California State University system. Students who live in zip codes 936xx-958xx are Regular Session students. Details about Regular Session tuition can be found here.
Special Session students live anywhere in the world, except the San José, California catchment area. For example, out-of-state students, California residents who don’t live in the San José catchment area (zip codes 936xx-958xx), and international students are Special Session students. Special Session tuition is $474 per unit, with a total cost of $20,382 for the degree (43 units). Fees are subject to review and change.