The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,613) than San Diego State ($20,016).
  • It is harder to admit to San Diego State than Colorado State University-Fort Collins.
  • San Diego State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,175) than Colorado State University-Fort Collins (1,175).
  • Both Colorado State University-Fort Collins and San Diego State have the same submitted ACT scores (26).
  • San Diego State has more students with 36,334 students while Colorado State University-Fort Collins has 32,428 students.
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins has more full-time faculties with 1,646 faculties while San Diego State has 954 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Colorado State University-Fort Collins and San Diego State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Colorado State University-Fort CollinsSan Diego State
Colorado State University-Fort Collinsvs.San Diego State
Fort Collins, ColoradoLocationSan Diego, California
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$12,331
Out-Of-State$31,613
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,136
Out-Of-State$20,016
60% ($9,729)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)53% ($9,481)
$9,729Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,481
82.62 %Acceptance Rates35.42 %
26.80 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)24.87 %
1,175SAT Score1,195
26ACT Score26
70 %Graduation Rate76 %
11 %Transfer-out Rate2 %
85 %Retention Rate89 %
32,428Student Population36,334
1,646Number of Faculties954
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio27 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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