San Diego State University (SDSU)

Women's WCLA Contact: Dave Christensen
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30,586 Undergrads / 35,303 Students
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$14,499 Net Price
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34% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
27 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
39% / 73%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are played in-state and Nevada.

Recruit Commits
Lori Hannan Fairhaven MA Att
Natalie Bucher Los Gatos Los Gatos, CA Att
Kasidi Lujan Eastlake Chula Vista, CA Att
Englise Cardone Olympian San Diego, CA Def
Julia Peters Patrick Henry San Diego, CA Def
Fiona Somerville Dublin CA Def
Holly Hagen Fallbrook CA Goal
Madi Chavez Carondelet Concord, CA Mid
Sandy Roscelli Emerald Ridge WA Mid
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5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA, 92182 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Germany
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Las Vegas Nevada Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
Where Grads Work
  • Qualcomm
  • San Diego Unified School District
  • University of California San Diego
  • County of San Diego
  • Wells Fargo
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Sharp HealthCare
  • US Navy
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • City of San Diego
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Scripps Health
  • Bank of America
  • AT&T
  • General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Media and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Program and Project Management
  • Research
  • Healthcare Services
  • Administrative
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
490 - 600
550 - 670
1080 - 1290
21 - 29
21 - 27
22 - 29

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 480 - 590 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 70,048 29,050 40,998
% Admitted 34% 33% 35%
% Admits That Enroll 22% 22% 22%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.67 (weighted)
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (22%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (20%)
    Engineering (9%)
    Social Sciences (9%)
    Psychology, General (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Communication & Journalism (6%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (5%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (5%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (5%)
    Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General (4%)
    Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (4%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
    Mechanical Engineering (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$7,510 $18,244
    Books & Supplies$1,969 $1,969
    Cost of Living$17,752 $17,752
    Personal Expenses$3,291 $3,291
    Sticker Price$30,522 $37,754

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    60% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship47%$8,507
    Federal Grants25%$5,381
    Pell Grants25%$5,041
    Other Federal7%$1,214
    State & Local Grants40%$2,901
    Institutional Grants20%$7,345
    Student Loans30%$6,796
    Federal Loans29%$5,136
    Other Loans3%$18,759

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $306 Million $8,663

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $15,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $13,277 $159

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 8,906 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $51,000

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.25 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 39% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 5 5
    Fondling 2 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape 1 -
    Robbery 5 5
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 38 29
    Motor Vehicle Theft 11 7
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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