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Best Values in Colleges

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San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)

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San Diego State University is ranked 76 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 91%
Applicants who took ACT 42%

SAT Verbal Score

700+2%
600-69919%
600+21%

SAT Math Score

700+4%
600-69928%
600+32%

ACT Score

30-365%
24-2948%
24+53%

Students applied51,364
Students admitted16,092
Admission rate31%

Students per faculty23

4-year graduation rate32%
6-year graduation rate67%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$0
Fees$6,766
Room and board$13,812
Estimated book expense$1,746
Total cost$22,324

Cost after need-based aid$12,224
Cost after non-need-based aid$20,524

Average debt at graduation$17,600

Out of State

Tuition$11,160
Fees$6,766
Room and board$13,812
Estimated book expense$1,746
Total cost$33,484

Cost after need-based aid$23,384
Cost after non-need-based aid$31,684

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met71%
Average need-based aid$10,100
Average non-need-based aid$1,800

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment26,624

Full-Time

Men10,367
Women13,106

Part-Time

Men1,424
Women1,727

Freshmen retained89%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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