Rank: 135

San Diego State University

San Diego, CAwww.sdsu.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1110/25
Enrollment
30,217
Founded in 1897 with just 91 students, San Diego State University has grown into a major research institution with more than 28,000 undergrads and close to 5,000 grads. The sunny, Spanish-style campus hosts a student body notable for its diversity, both ethnically and academically. Its students represent more than 100 countries around the world.SDSU offers more than 160 undergraduate majors...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$29,000
% of students who get any grants
59%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$15,200
Average price for low-income students
$7,400
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
74%
% of need met
70%
% of students who get merit* grants
5%
Average merit grant
$2,600
student success
Graduation rate
68%
Average time to a degree
4.7 years
Average student debt
$13,997
Average salary within 5 years
$49,800
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
41%
admissions
Acceptance rate
34%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1110/25
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
30-Nov

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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SDSU is very helpful with helping students find jobs, internships, and with future careers. They also have a very good career test to help determine majors for undecided students or students who want to switch majors....
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I really enjoy the cultural diversity and student involvement at my campus. The Business school is also well renowned and has given me a lot of valuable economic, entrepreneurial, and financial information already as a sophomore in college. I have met an amazing group of friends and truly feel...
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SDSU has opened a lot of fun and new opportunities for me and many others. The atmosphere is welcoming and beautiful. There are always activities going on and the school spirit is powerful so the energy never falls stagnant. My favorite experience so far has been living in the dorms...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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