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.
  • UNM has more expensive tuition & fees ($25,243) than San Diego State ($20,016).
  • It is harder to admit to San Diego State than UNM.
  • San Diego State has more students with 36,484 students while UNM has 22,139 students.
  • UNM has more full-time faculties with 1,935 faculties while San Diego State has 954 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - San Diego State University and University of New Mexico-Main Campus.
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San Diego Statevs.UNM
San Diego, CaliforniaLocationAlbuquerque, New Mexico
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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$8,136
Out-Of-State$20,016
Tuition & Fees
In-State$7,906
Out-Of-State$25,243
53% ($9,279)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)98% ($6,039)
$9,279Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,039
35.42 %Acceptance Rates67.04 %
24.87 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)41.91 %
-SAT Score-
-ACT Score23
76 %Graduation Rate54 %
1 %Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate68 %
36,484Student Population22,139
954Number of Faculties1,935
26 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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