San Diego State University

#113 in National Universities

  • Public4 Years (or High)San Diego, CADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree34,688 Students34.64 % Acceptance Ratio29:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    San Diego State University is a Public (4 Years or High) college located in San Diego, California. It has a total enrollment of 34,688 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 29:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 34.64% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio34.64 %
    Admission Yield24.09 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$55
    Graduate Application Fees$55

    The acceptance ratio is 34.64% last year at San Diego State University where total 60,834 students applied and 21,072 were accepted.

  • In-StateOut-of-State
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,460$19,340
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,894$18,398
    On-Campus Living Costs$18,910
    Off-Campus Living Costs$16,130

    The tuition & fees at San Diego State University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $7,460 for in-state students and $19,340 for out-of-students.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $18,910 when living on campus and $16,130 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    San Diego State University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at San Diego State University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about San Diego State University

Key Stats for San Diego State University

Costs of Attendance average in nation

San Diego State University$19,340
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges$18,374
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California$19,392

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges68.96%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California53.62%

Financial Helps low financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges74.61%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California68.74%

Student Population small

San Diego State University34,688
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges8,898,653
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California990,462

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges45.08%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California53.07%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges203
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California222

Distance Learning average in nation


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges21
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California7

Contact Information & Online Resources


San Diego State University 5500 Campanile Dr,
San Diego, CA 92182
619) 594-5200


San Diego State University is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (02/28/1949 - Current).
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