#350 Overall Influence #189 Desirability Rank

San Diego State University

Public research university in San Diego, USA

From Wikipedia

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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

64,784

Acceptance

37%

Graduation Rate

76%

Median SAT Score

1215

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$5,742

Fees (in-state)

$1,978

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$55,900

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

34K

Under-Grads

30K

Graduates

4K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego CA 92182-0001

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

18 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

What is San Diego State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#358 World Rank
Biology
#196 World Rank
Business
#262 World Rank
Literature
#279 World Rank
Education
#462 World Rank
Engineering
#391 World Rank
Medical
#224 World Rank
History
#167 World Rank
Communications
#217 World Rank
Psychology
#356 World Rank
Political Science
#413 World Rank
Philosophy
#549 World Rank
Computer Science
#544 World Rank
Mathematics
#697 World Rank
Chemistry
#637 World Rank
Physics
#197 World Rank
Sociology
#591 World Rank
Economics
#237 World Rank
Anthropology
#332 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#186 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#819 World Rank
Religious Studies
#123 World Rank
Social Work
#721 World Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#369 World Rank
Law

Influential People

Who are San Diego State University's Most influential alumni?

San Diego State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Communications, and Criminal Justice

Bonnie Henry

Bonnie Henry

Provincial Health Officer of British Columbia, Canada

Ryan Lindley

Ryan Lindley

American football quarterback

Travis Lee

Baseball player

George Lewis

American journalist

Rodney Melville

American judge

Obafemi Ayanbadejo

Player of American Football

Xander Schauffele

American golfer

Brice Butler

American football player

Roger Benitez

Roger Benitez

United States federal judge

Doug Harvey

Doug Harvey

American baseball umpire

Shawn Ginwright

American academic

Raquel Welch

Raquel Welch

American actress