San Diego State University (SDSU)

San Diego, CA

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San Diego State University

San Diego State University

San Diego State University Student Essentials

San Diego State University Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Aztecs (The Aztec Warrior)
Nickname: SDSU
Website: www.sdsu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $6,578
Out-of-State Tuition: $18,236
Retention Rate: 89%
Enrollment: 32,595
Year Established: 1897

About SDSU

One of the largest universities in the state of California, San Diego State University offers more than 200 areas of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Academics encompass the liberal, fine and performing arts, math and sciences and professional and pre-professional fields of study.

The most popular undergraduate majors include art, business administration, criminal justice, liberal studies, nursing and political science.

Graduate programs include everything from Engineering to Rehabilitation Counseling. Numerous educational credentials and several doctoral degrees are also available.

Highly regarded for its contributions to minority education, SDSU is recognized for the percentage of degrees it awards Hispanic students.

Student life at San Diego State is as plentiful as its academics. Students have access to over 200 student organizations, NCAA Division I athletics, Greek life and the nationally renowned student radio station.

Admissions requirements vary depending on the program to which one is applying. Tuition and housing costs are substantially lower for in-state residents. Financial aid is also available to those who qualify.

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SDSU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 12 Reviews

50% of students gave San Diego State University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

Overall, the campus is amazing. It's a clean, respectful, and beautiful environment. Most professors are knowledgeable and actually teach. I would suggest to get involved. Find what you love to do and look into it and find ways to better yourself.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

the school is awesome. For the most part the faculty is really on point and have a great desire to help students learn and grow. they are willing to work with you to help you achieve your goals. the night life rocks a and the food is outstanding. its always sunny and warm. great place to live.


SDSU Map & Location

San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182


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Getting Around SDSU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

6/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for San Diego, CA

Winter
Dec
69
46
Jan
70
47
Feb
69
48
Spring
Mar
71
50
Apr
74
53
May
75
57
Summer
Jun
79
60
Jul
84
63
Aug
86
65
Fall
Sep
85
63
Oct
79
58
Nov
74
51

SDSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 27,233
Freshman Class 4,658
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 32,595

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 28%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 40%
  • Asian: 15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 11%
Latino 28%
African American 4%
Caucasian 40%
Asian 15%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 11%

Undergraduate 84%
Graduate 16%
Full-Time 77%
Part-Time 23%
Women 62%
Men 38%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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