The epicenter of tech-hub Silicon Valley, San Jose has a thrilling, quirky vibe. Hang out with future-facing locals in the downtown restaurants, the live music venues, and produce-rich farmer’s market. Shining over the Spanish-colonial architecture, history, and cuisine, San Jose has 300 days of sun a year and a mild climate, which draws everyone outdoors to explore the world-class hiking hills, surf beaches, and the stunning Pacific Coast Highway.
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San Jose State University
Established in 1857, SJSU is the oldest California state university, but its San Jose campus sits at the heart of one of the most forward-facing neighborhoods in the world, Silicon Valley. This is where world-changing tech firms, such as Apple, Facebook, and Google, are headquartered alongside behemoth corporations Visa, Wells Fargo, and Chevron. The relationships between the university and local organizations are strong, partnered as they are in enhancing the economic, cultural, and social development of their local environment and communities.
Beyond its impressive inhabitants, San Jose has a beautifully preserved city center, rich in Spanish-colonial architecture and history. Its food, too, has strong Spanish influences.
Learn more at San Jose State University's official website.
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