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San Diego State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $3,160 $3,428 $3,754 $4,902 30.6%
Out-of-state $13,330 $13,598 $13,924 $16,062 15.4%
Books and supplies $1,283 $1,332 $1,566 $1,638 4.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $10,093 $10,904 $11,266 $11,485 1.9%
Other $3,208 $3,330 $3,802 $3,977 4.6%
Off Campus          
Room and board $9,352 $9,707 $9,930 $10,388 4.6%
Other $3,539 $3,673 $4,266 $4,462 4.6%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,412 $3,541 $4,030 $4,216 4.6%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $17,744 $18,994 $20,388 $22,002 7.9%
Off Campus $17,334 $18,140 $19,516 $21,390 9.6%
Off Campus with Family $7,855 $8,301 $9,350 $10,756 15.0%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $27,914 $29,164 $30,558 $33,162 8.5%
Off Campus $27,504 $28,310 $29,686 $32,550 9.6%
Off Campus with Family $18,025 $18,471 $19,520 $21,916 12.3%
 

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Map of San Diego State University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $55
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 50,147 21,066 29,081
Percent admitted 31% 30% 32%
Percent admitted who enrolled 28% 29% 27%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 4,176 95%
ACT 2,081 37%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 460 570
SAT Math 470 600
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 19 26

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 2/28/1949 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels 7/31/2004 -   Accredited
American College of Nurse-Midwives, Division of Accreditation
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses 7/19/1995 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 6/1/1978 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 12/1/1991 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 6/26/1990 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 5/1/1972 - 7/1/2006 Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 5/1/1972 -   Accredited
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology 7/1/2006 -   Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration 7/1/2001 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 9/29/2001 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 9/29/2001 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PH) - Graduate schools of public health 5/8/1982 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1975 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1975 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 3/28/1998 -   Accredited