College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait Comparison Results

Cost Comparison for Two Universities
Costs San Diego State University
Total Estimated Costs In state Out of state
Tuition $5,472 $16,632
Required fees $1,504 $1,504
Room & board (on campus) $15,826 $15,826
Other expenses (books, transportation, etc.) $5,060 $5,060
Total $27,862 $39,022
Financial Aid
Average annual award of full-time beginning undergrads receiving grants and scholarships $6,927 (58% of undergrads)
Average annual loan of full-time beginning undergrads receiving loans $6,149 (36% of undergrads)
Percent of students that borrow 47%
Average indebtedness at graduation $16,066
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Student Success Comparison for Two Universities
Student Success & Progress San Diego State University
Percent of students that returned after 1 year 89%
Percent of students graduated or were still enrolled in a college after 4 years 92%

Student Comparison for Two Universities
Students At: San Diego State University
Total students 34,254
Total undergraduates 29,253
Average age of undergraduates 22
Women 15,922 (54%)
Men 13,331 (46%)
Student Residency

Campus Life Comparison for Two Universities
Campus Life San Diego State University
Students per faculty 25 to 1
Women faculty 47%
Faculty of color 27%
Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students 75%
Percent of new freshmen who live on campus 71%

Applicant Information Comparison for Two Universities
Applicant Information San Diego State University
Term Fall 2015
New Student Applications
San Diego State University

Comparison Overview

Please note that not all data lends itself well to the simple side-by-side comparison offered on this page. We encourage you to visit the full College Portrait sites for the institutions you are interested in to view all of their information, including student experiences and student learning outcomes.