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Address5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182-0001
Phone619-594-5200
WEBSchool's Website
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
San Diego State University Campus, San Diego, CA
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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2020 tuition and fees of San Diego State University are $7,510 for in-state students and $19,390 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2020 tuition and fees are $8,944 for in-state students and $18,448 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $7,532 for California residents and $19,412 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $8,966 for California residents and $18,470 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $55,900. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $85,200 after graduating.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,510$19,390
Graduate$8,944$18,448
San Diego State 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,532$19,412
Graduate$8,966$18,470
San Diego State University 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at San Diego State University is 34% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,215.
The average graduation rate is 73%. Total 35,303 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics at San Diego State
Admission Stats »34% Acceptance Rate / 22% Yield
Test Scores »1,215 SAT / 26 ACT
Graduation Rate »73%
Transfer-out Rate3%
Retention Rate89%(full-time), 80% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio3.70% (27 to 1)
Student Population »35,303 (30,586 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$8,370
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$55,900
Average Salary by Field of Study$20,300 - $85,200

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

San Diego State University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at San Diego State
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
San Diego State provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at San Diego State
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of San Diego State University. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 5,931. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $5,578.
San Diego State Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity5,931



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