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San Diego State University

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    Ethnicity, Gender, Student Enrollment, Academic Progress, Graduation Rates, and more

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    Initiated through our strategic plan to help understand the scope or our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Try our diversity inventory search engine and learn about our various diversity efforts at SDSU and in the community.
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    Renowned for its academic excellence, SDSU is home to top-ranking programs in a variety of disciplines. Our campus climate has been recognized nationally as a location where diverse students can thrive. 
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    Since the 1998–1999 academic year, 33.2 percent of SDSU’s tenured or tenure-track faculty hires have been people of color. Learn more about our diverse faculty and staff
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    Serving San Diego County’s diverse community is a principal mission of SDSU. Programs on campus and in the community help students thrive academically.
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    Kumeyaay land and the rich legacy of American Indians in our region is connected to our past, present, and future.

Diversity Rankings and Distinctions

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Hot Diversity Recognitions and Rankings

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Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award (Source Insight Into Diversity)

2nd in the nation for graduating multiracial students in Public Administration and Social Service professions. (Source Diverse Issues in Higher Education) 

Top 6 in the country for ethnic diversity among national universities (Source US News and World Report

6th in the nation for graduating Hispanic students majoring in English/Language and Literature (Source Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

4.5 out of 5 Star Rating for LGBT friendly campuses. (Source Campus Pride)

6th in the nation for graduating Asian American students in Public Administration and Social Service professions. (Source Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

8th in the nation for graduating multiracial students in Business Administration, Management and Operations (Source Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

Best Colleges for Veterans 2015 (Source Military Times)

Best Business Schools for Veterans 2014 (Source Military Times)

Top 200 College for Native Americans (Source Winds of Change Magazine)

Best of the Best MBA Schools for Women 2014 (Source Professional Business Women's Magazine)