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Acceptance Rate 35 %
SAT Average 1,210
Tuition & Fees $19,390
($7,510)
Student Population 35,303
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,370

San Diego State Academic Overview

San Diego State University (San Diego State) is a public, 4 or more years institute located in San Diego, California. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 35,303 students are enrolled into San Diego State. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 35% and the graduation rate is 74% last year.

San Diego State 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, San Diego State University tuition and fees are $7,510 for California residents and $19,390 for non-residents. For graduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $8,944 for in-state students and $18,448 for out-of-state students.

San Diego State University 2020 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,510$19,390
Graduate$8,944$18,448
[Chart] San Diego State University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at San Diego State

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at San Diego State. The acceptance rate of San Diego State is 35% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24%. The average graduation rate is 74% and the transfer-out rate is 2%. Total 35,303 students are attending San Diego State including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,370 and 51 students received grants of scholarship aid (0.17% of total undergraduate students). Total 35,303 students are attending San Diego State including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1.

[Chart] San Diego State University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for San Diego State University is 35 %.
Graduation Rate for San Diego State University is 74 %
Transfer-out Rate for San Diego State University is 2 %
Retention Rate for San Diego State University is 89 %
Student Population for San Diego State University is 35,303
Student to Faculty Rate for San Diego State University is 27 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,370 at San Diego State University.

San Diego State University Directory Information

Offered Degrees

San Diego State offers 230 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at San Diego State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree921
Post Bachelor's Degree342
Master's Degree826
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship190
Doctor's degree - professional practice10
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities

San Diego State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.

Special Learning Opportunities at San Diego State University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,931)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,578)

Veterans Benefits

San Diego State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at San Diego State University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at San Diego State University

San Diego State University accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at San Diego State University
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits