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San Jose State University

A stay at our San Jose, California hotel puts you within minutes of world-renowned San Jose State University in the heart of Silicon Valley, the oldest state university in California. The university educates students at every stage of life and is a leader in research, community service, and technological innovation.

convenience & location

For easy proximity to San Jose State University, the Holiday Inn Express Central City is an ideal choice. Comfortable, clean, and rich with complimentary amenities such as hot breakfast buffet and high-speed wireless Internet access, our convenient hotel location is less than two miles from the university and close to many other San Jose attractions.

Origins & Academics

Founded in 1857 as a school to train teachers, San Jose State University is now a major metropolitan university located in the midst of a revitalized downtown area.
The university offers more than 134 bachelor's and master's degrees, and SJSU sends more graduates to work at Silicon Valley firms than any other university in the country.

Colleges & Facilities

San Jose State University is home to seven colleges offering 69 different bachelors degrees and 65 masters degrees. Areas of study include Applied Sciences and Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Humanities and the Arts, Science, and Social Sciences. Students come from all areas of the country, but with a heavy concentration from Northern California, and the student body represents a wide diversity of ethnic and economic backgrounds.