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San Diego State
Location San Diego, CA
Setting Large City
Enrollment 37,402
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #337
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


San Diego State
Tuition (In State) $5,742
Tuition (Out of State) $17,622
Room & Board $19,714
Avg Net Price $13,017
Avg Grant Aid $9,934
% Receiving Grant Aid 43%


San Diego State
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Applied 77,250
Admitted 30,331
Acceptance Rate 39.3%
Enrolled % 21.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.82
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Challenging
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 22/29
SAT Range 1090/1300
Submit Test Scores Not considered for admission, even if submitted (Test Blind)
Application Deadline Nov 30, 2023


San Diego State
Student to Faculty Ratio 25:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (23%)
  • Social Sciences (13%)
  • Psychology (8%)
  • English and Literature (7%)
  • Health Professions (7%)


San Diego State
Graduation Rate 66%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $53,400
Making Student Loan Payments 65%
Median Student Loan Debt $15,349
Median Loan Payment $158


San Diego State
% Men 42%
% Women 58%
Racial Diversity Very High
% White 34%
% Black 4%
% Hispanic 31%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 7%
% International 6%
% Unknown Race 4%


San Diego State
% In-State 77%
% Out-of-State 21%


San Diego State
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard