San Diego State University

  • Details

    • Name: San Diego State University
    • Location: San Diego, CA 92182-0001
    • Control: Public
    • Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior Colleges and University Commission
  • Attendance

    • Admissions Rate 36.7%
    • Average SAT Scores 1207
    • Four Year Completion Rate 46.62% Completion rates for full-time, first-time students within 4 years
    • Six Year Completion Rate 75.96% Completion rates for full-time, first-time students within 6 years
    • Eight Year Completion Rate 76.63% Completion rates for full-time, first-time students within 8 years. This is what is normally reported for college completion rates.
  • Costs

    • Yearly Costs: $23,367.00 The average annual cost of attendance includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses for all full-time, first-time, degree-certificate-seeking undergraduates
    • Out of State Tuition: $19,600.00 Tuition and required fees for out-of-state students
    • In State Tuition: $7,720.00 Tuition and required fees for in-state students
    • Median Debt Total: $12,999.00 Median loan debt accumulated at the institution (the sum of all undergraduate federal loans over students’ college education at the institution for which the median debt is reported)
    • Median Debt for Graduates: $15,000.00 Median loan debt accumulated for only graduates
    • Median Debt for Withdrawals: $8,000.00 Median loan debt accumulated for only graduates
    • Net Price Quintile 1 $7,169.00 Average net price derived from the full cost of attendance (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) minus federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship aid, for full-time, first-time undergraduate Title IV-receiving students for students reporting a family income of $0-$30,000
    • Net Price Quintile 2 $9,274.00 Average net price derived from the full cost of attendance (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) minus federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship aid, for full-time, first-time undergraduate Title IV-receiving students for students reporting a family income of $30,001-$48,000
    • Net Price Quintile 3 $14,698.00 Average net price derived from the full cost of attendance (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) minus federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship aid, for full-time, first-time undergraduate Title IV-receiving students for students reporting a family income of $48,001-$75,000
    • Net Price Quintile 4 $18,957.00 Average net price derived from the full cost of attendance (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) minus federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship aid, for full-time, first-time undergraduate Title IV-receiving students for students reporting a family income of $75,001-$110,000
    • Net Price Quintile 5 $22,318.00 Average net price derived from the full cost of attendance (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses) minus federal, state, and institutional grant/scholarship aid, for full-time, first-time undergraduate Title IV-receiving students for students reporting a family income of $110,000+
  • Earnings

    • Median 6 Year Earnings $48,314.00 Median earnings measured 6 years after enrollment. Aggregate of all federally aided undergraduate students who enroll in an institution each year and who are employed but not enrolled. Earnings are defined as the sum of wages and deferred compensation from all non-duplicate W-2 forms received for each individual (from both full- and part-time employment), plus positive self-employment earnings from Schedule SE.
    • Median 7 Year Earnings No data Median earnings measured 7 years after enrollment. Aggregate of all federally aided undergraduate students who enroll in an institution each year and who are employed but not enrolled. Earnings are defined as the sum of wages and deferred compensation from all non-duplicate W-2 forms received for each individual (from both full- and part-time employment), plus positive self-employment earnings from Schedule SE.
    • Median 8 Year Earnings $52,672.00 Median earnings measured 8 years after enrollment. Aggregate of all federally aided undergraduate students who enroll in an institution each year and who are employed but not enrolled. Earnings are defined as the sum of wages and deferred compensation from all non-duplicate W-2 forms received for each individual (from both full- and part-time employment), plus positive self-employment earnings from Schedule SE.
    • Median 9 Year Earnings No data Median earnings measured 9 years after enrollment. Aggregate of all federally aided undergraduate students who enroll in an institution each year and who are employed but not enrolled. Earnings are defined as the sum of wages and deferred compensation from all non-duplicate W-2 forms received for each individual (from both full- and part-time employment), plus positive self-employment earnings from Schedule SE.
    • Median 10 Year Earnings $59,027.00 Median earnings measured 10 years after enrollment. Aggregate of all federally aided undergraduate students who enroll in an institution each year and who are employed but not enrolled. Earnings are defined as the sum of wages and deferred compensation from all non-duplicate W-2 forms received for each individual (from both full- and part-time employment), plus positive self-employment earnings from Schedule SE.
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Name Credential Debt Mean Debt Median Earnings
Computer Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data $73,334.00
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data $26,059.00
English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Degree $23,314.00 No data $24,209.00
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Bachelor's Degree $24,071.00 $20,606.00 $25,662.00
Natural Resources Conservation and Research Bachelor's Degree $36,988.00 No data $33,271.00
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data $35,249.00
Journalism Bachelor's Degree No data No data $33,791.00
Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree $23,778.00 No data $52,355.00
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Bachelor's Degree $22,605.00 No data $54,240.00
Applied Mathematics Bachelor's Degree No data No data $45,625.00
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication Bachelor's Degree $37,384.00 $23,726.00 $24,147.00
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Bachelor's Degree $41,289.00 No data $61,870.00
Civil Engineering Bachelor's Degree $40,445.00 No data $63,495.00
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Information Science/Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data $72,385.00
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Degree $32,387.00 $20,249.00 $65,965.00
Construction Engineering Technologies Bachelor's Degree No data No data $79,248.00
Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Biology, General Bachelor's Degree $39,275.00 $28,362.00 $33,006.00
Statistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data $37,895.00
Area Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Communication and Media Studies Bachelor's Degree $34,816.00 $27,993.00 $34,509.00
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication Bachelor's Degree $38,791.00 $32,271.00 $37,838.00
Computer Science Bachelor's Degree $24,298.00 $15,000.00 $62,997.00
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods Bachelor's Degree $28,611.00 $20,192.00 $26,064.00
Biomedical/Medical Engineering Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services Bachelor's Degree No data No data $22,508.00
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Mathematics Bachelor's Degree No data No data $32,780.00
Nutrition Sciences Bachelor's Degree $25,943.00 No data No data
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies Bachelor's Degree $32,069.00 No data $32,608.00
Gerontology Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Bachelor's Degree $36,611.00 $20,760.00 $28,861.00
Philosophy Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Public Administration Bachelor's Degree $32,113.00 No data $34,977.00
Economics Bachelor's Degree $33,248.00 $20,485.00 $42,818.00
International Relations and National Security Studies Bachelor's Degree $35,695.00 $28,500.00 $28,674.00
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft Bachelor's Degree No data No data $23,178.00
Music Bachelor's Degree No data No data $17,224.00
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services Bachelor's Degree $28,080.00 $19,878.00 $23,879.00
Business Administration, Management and Operations Bachelor's Degree $33,868.00 $20,000.00 $38,950.00
Finance and Financial Management Services Bachelor's Degree $34,683.00 $24,397.00 $47,713.00
Real Estate Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Health and Physical Education/Fitness Bachelor's Degree $32,253.00 $21,878.00 $24,520.00
Physical Sciences Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Dance Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Fine and Studio Arts Bachelor's Degree No data No data $22,994.00
Public Health Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing Bachelor's Degree $33,839.00 $23,313.00 $89,225.00
Hospitality Administration/Management Bachelor's Degree $28,458.00 $26,000.00 $43,577.00
Marketing Bachelor's Degree $34,138.00 $24,088.00 $44,228.00
International/Global Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Astronomy and Astrophysics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences Bachelor's Degree No data No data $38,297.00
Psychology, General Bachelor's Degree $29,492.00 $21,861.00 $25,695.00
Criminal Justice and Corrections Bachelor's Degree $29,878.00 $21,977.00 $31,547.00
Sociology Bachelor's Degree $27,093.00 $19,247.00 $31,838.00
Design and Applied Arts Bachelor's Degree $29,604.00 No data $34,442.00
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree No data $22,500.00 $33,248.00
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Chemistry Bachelor's Degree No data No data $40,950.00
Social Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree $54,170.00 No data $26,805.00
Urban Studies/Affairs Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services Bachelor's Degree $32,266.00 No data $27,639.00
International Business Bachelor's Degree No data No data $41,595.00
Religion/Religious Studies Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Physics Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Social Work Bachelor's Degree $13,740.00 No data $34,581.00
Anthropology Bachelor's Degree No data No data $26,106.00
Geography and Cartography Bachelor's Degree No data No data No data
Political Science and Government Bachelor's Degree $37,038.00 $27,389.00 $30,004.00
Accounting and Related Services Bachelor's Degree $25,217.00 $17,896.00 $47,197.00
History Bachelor's Degree $35,872.00 No data $27,033.00