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San Diego State University is a public research university in San Diego, California. Founded in 1897 as San Diego Normal School, it is the third-oldest university and southernmost in the 23-member California State University system. SDSU has a fall 2020 student body of 35,578 and an alumni base of more than 300,000.

Majors in Demand:​

  • Business

  • Finance

  • Chemistry

  • History

  • Communication

  • Marketing

  • Economics

  • Philosophy

  • Engineering

  • Psychology

  • English

Rankings

148

801

National University

(QS World Rankings)

Personal Statement

  Not Required

CGPA

Enrollment

31,086

Acceptance Rate

37%

Application Method(s)

SAT / ACT

Yes

Yes

(Less than 30 credit hours)

(30 or more credit hours)

English Proficiency

Fees

Deadlines

$39,346

Total

$20,016/$19,330

Tuition / Living

updated: March 2022

Fall - Oct 1- Nov 30

6.5

TOEFL iBT

IELTS

80

Representative

N/A

Scholarship

105

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