San Diego State University

General Information

Website www.sdsu.edu
Address 5500 Campanile Dr
City San Diego
State CA
Zip 92182
Locale City: Large

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 89%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 35.5%
Five-year graduation rate 66.2%
Six-year graduation rate 74.2%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 2.5%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Research High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 30,272
Endowment Assets $268,393,959
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
Accrediting Agency -
Net Price Calculator Website https://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/pages/csu-costs.aspx
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 46%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.67
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 545 (25th - 75th percentile = 490 - 600)
Median SAT Math 565 (25th - 75th percentile = 510 - 620)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 25.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 23 - 28)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 34.6%
In-State Tuition and Fees $7,084
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $18,244
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $26,594
Average Net Price After Grants $13,363
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $6,485
Median earnings 10 years after entry $51,000
Median debt of completers $15,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 2.8%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 23.8%
% Underrepresented Minority 35.0%
% Black 4.0%
% Latino 30.7%
% Native American 0.3%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.2%
% Asian 13.6%
% White 33.5%
% Two or More Races 6.6%
% Other 11.1%
% Noresident Aliens 6.9%
% Female 54.4%
% Male 45.6%
% Age 25 and Over 13.2%
% Part-time 10.3%