School Overview

San Diego State University is a Public, 4 years college located in San Diego, California. San Diego State ranked 183rd in National Universities and 37th in California Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 36,334 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. San Diego State's acceptance rate is 37.90% last year (undergraduate school).
San Diego State University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
Address5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182-0001
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of San Diego State University is 37.90% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 20.55%. The application fees are $55 for undergraduate programs and $55 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate37.90 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.55 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$55
Graduate Application Fees$55

Tuition & Fees

San Diego State's 2022 tuition & fees is $8,136 for California residents and $20,016 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $9,570 for California residents and $19,074 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,136$20,016
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,570$19,074
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 36,334 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 30,790 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. San Diego State has 31,491 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 4,843 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students36,334
Undergraduate Students31,491
Graduate Students4,843
Online Enrollment30,790

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs242 Programs
Number of online programs1 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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