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Fast Facts about San Diego State University

 

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 2016):

Avg. high school GPA - 3.68

Avg. high school SAT (two part) - 1,117

Ave. high school ACT - 25.2

 

Transfer Student Profile (Fall 2016):

Avg. GPA - 3.26

 

Average Units Taken (Fall 2016):

First-time freshmen - 15.0

Undergraduate - 14.0

Graduate - 9.9

 

Student Enrollment by Gender (Fall 2016):


 Men
 Women
 Total
Undergraduate  13,414 
 15,632 29,046
Post Bacc
 130 379 515
Master's 1,488 2,123
 3,611 
Doctoral
 235
 371
 606
Graduate
 1,859
 2,873 4,732 
Total
 15,273
 18,505 
 33,778 


Student Diversity/Enrollment by Ethnicity

calculated as percent of total enrollment (Fall 2016):

African American
 4.0%
Native American  0.3%
Filipino
 5.9%
Asian 7.3%
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian
 0.3%
International
 8.3%
Hispanic/Latino
 28.1%
Multiple Ethnicities
 5.9%
White
 34.6%
Other/Not Stated
 4.9%
 

Enrollment by College (Fall 2016):

  Undergraduate
  Graduate  Total 
Arts & Letters
 3,871
 445 4,316
 
Business
 5,394 513 5,907 
Education
 1,059 792
 1,851 
Engineering
 3,717 386 4,103
 
Health & Human Services
 4,109 888 4,997 
Professional Studies & Fine Arts
 4,537 320 4,857 
Sciences
 4,858 890 5,748 
Undergraduate Studies
 1,501  465 1,966 
Graduate Division
 
 33
 33
 
Imperial Valley Campus
 828 104 932 

 

Degrees Awarded (2015-2016):

Bachelor's - 6,840

Master's - 1,814

Doctoral - 142


*Graduation Rates:

6 years: 74.1%

5 years: 67.3%

4 years: 37%

*Percent of full-time, first-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2010 and graduated within 4, 5 and 6 years of entry.

 

For more information 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.

 

This page is updated with the most current information as of November 2016. Information will be updated after each university 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: 829

Lecturer: 951

Cost to Attend (Estimated Costs for 2016-2017:

Tuition:
$7,084 (resident undergraduate)
$11,160 (*non-resident undergraduate)
*Nonresident tuition is based on 15 units each semester at $372 per unit.

$8,350 (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):

$371.8 million operating budget 

Salaries/Wages  
 40.7%
Benefits  19.0%
Financial Aid & Scholoarships  12.7% 
Other Operating Expenses  
 27.6%

State appropriation:

$165.8 million 

Please note:  The 2016-17 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.

Contact Information for Media Relations:

Gina Jacobs
Director of Media Relations
phone (619) 594-4563
gina.jacobs@mail.sdsu.edu 

Katie White
Media Relations Officer
phone (619) 594-2585
katie.white@mail.sdsu.edu

Greg Block
Chief Communications Officer
phone (619) 594-2176
gblock@mail.sdsu.edu