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San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

According to its mission statement, San Diego State University seeks "to provide research-oriented, high-quality education for undergraduate and graduate students and to contribute to the solution of problems through excellence and distinction in teaching, research, and service." [Source]

Website: https://www.sdsu.edu/

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31,321
Undergraduate
Enrollment
48%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$8,136
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$20,016
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

26:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
2.2%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

YES

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

YES


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A yellow light institution maintains policies that could be interpreted to suppress protected speech or policies that, while clearly restricting freedom of speech, restrict relatively narrow categories of speech.
General Education Assessment

San Diego State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP).

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Curriculum last evaluated: 8/1/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.