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San Diego State University is a major public research institution that provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 35,000 students. The university offers bachelor's degrees in 94 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university’s rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and performing arts, a Division I athletics program and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. 

Living in the Community

SDSU is a community of people committed to student success. As the oldest and largest higher education institution in the San Diego region, SDSU has deep roots and connections. You’ll have access to valuable internships, volunteer opportunities, and practical wisdom from experts in your field of study to enhance your classroom instruction. SDSU enjoys a well-deserved reputation for an abundance of student activities outside the classroom. Whether you want to play a sport, join one of 300+ clubs and organizations or an honor society, start a business, lead a community service project, live on SDSU’s fraternity row, write for the student newspaper, or run for student office, you’ll find something to round out your college experience.