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Fast Facts about San Diego State University

 

More information can be found at the university's Analytic Studies and Institutional Research website.

Undergraduate Applications (Fall 2015):

The application period for fall 2015 closed on Nov. 30 with 81,080 freshman and undergraduate transfer student applications. That is an increase of more than 2 percent from last year’s record 79,135 applications for fall 2014.

 

 

First-Time Freshmen Profile (Fall 2015):

Avg. high school GPA - 3.69

Avg. high school SAT (two part) - 1118

Ave. high school ACT - 25

Undergraduate - 13.8

 

 

Transfer Student Profile (Fall 2015):

Avg. GPA - 3.24

 

 

Average Units Taken (Fall 2015):

First-time freshmen - 14.9

Undergraduate - 13.8

Graduate - 9.7

 

 

Student Enrollment by Gender

(Fall 2015):


 Men
 Women
 Total
Undergraduate  13,068
 15,266 28,344
Post Bacc
 130 397 527
Master's 1,575
 2,218
 3,793
Doctoral
 229
 347
 576
Graduate
 1,934
 2,962
 4,896
Total
 15,002
 18,228
 33,230

 

Student Diversity/Enrollment by Ethnicity

calculated as percent of total enrollment

(Fall 2015):

African American
 3.8%
Native American  0.3%
Filipino
 6%
Asian 7.3%
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian
 0.3%
International
 8.3%
Hispanic/Latino
 27.6%
Multiple Ethnicities
 6.2%
White
 35%
Other/Not Stated
 5.2%


Enrollment by College (Fall 2015):

  Undergraduate
  Graduate  Total 
Arts & Letters
 3,743
 474 4,217
 
Business
 5,055
 590
 5,645
 
Education
 520
 727
 1,247
 
Engineering
 3,420
 458
 3,878
 
Health & Human Services
 4,162
 882
 5,044
 
Professional Studies & Fine Arts
 4,536
 345
 4,881
 
Sciences
 4,849 916
 5,765
 
Undergraduate Studies
 2,049
  463
 2,512
 
Graduate Division
 
 41
 41
 
Imperial Valley Campus
 929
 125
 1,054
 

 

 

Degrees Awarded (2014-2015):

Bachelor's - 6,714

Master's - 1,633

Doctoral - 140


 

*Graduation Rates:

6 years: 68.5%

*Percent of full-time, first-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2009 and graduated within 6 years of entry. For more information on graduation rates please visit the university's Analytic Studies and Institutional Research website.

 

 

**Please note data in this section is inclusive of students from SDSU's San Diego Campus.

Page updated with most current information as of October 2015. Information will be updated after each census occurs.

Affiliation:

Part of the 23-campus California State University system

 

Leadership:

President, Elliot Hirshman

 

Campus Size:

300+ acres

 

Programs Offered:

Bachelor's degrees - 91

Master's degrees - 78

Doctorates - 22

 

Alumni:

More than 300,000

 

Faculty (Fall 2015):

Tenured Track/Tenured/FERP: 780

Lecturer: 929

Cost to Attend (Estimated Costs for 2015-2016):

Tuition:
$6,976 (resident undergraduate)
$11,160 (*non-resident undergraduate)
*Nonresident tuition is based on 15 units each semester at $372 per unit.

$8,242 (resident graduate)
$6,696 (*non-resident graduate)
*Nonresident tuition is based on 9 units each semester at $372 per unit.

More information about tuition, fees and financial aid can be found at the Admissions website.

Budget (2015-16):

$372 million operating budget

 

Salaries/Wages  
 52.7%
Benefits  25.7%
Financial Aid & Scholoarships  0.8 % 
Other Operating Expenses  
 20.8%

State appropriation:

$166 million

 

Please note:  The 2015-16 budget has not been posted yet, however, in the near future, more information about the SDSU budget will be available on the Budget and Finance website. Please contact that office with any questions you may have.