San Diego State University

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San Diego State University Reviews

Based on 44 Reviews
5500 Campanile Dr San Diego, CA
College Review
Career PreparationA-
Students and CultureA
FacilitiesA
Activities and GroupsA+
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Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at San Diego State University

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
9
Applied Behavior Analysis
1
Applied Mathematics, General
0
5
Art/art Studies, General
214
2
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
84
0
3
Community College Education
6
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
47
Creative Writing
23
Curriculum and Instruction
1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
143
21
34
Education, General
141
7
Education, Other
48
Education/teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
6
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
30
Educational/instructional Technology
3
English Language and Literature, General
114
21
French Language and Literature
13
0
General Studies
49
German Language and Literature
3
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General
269
8
Health and Physical Education/fitness, Other
7
Japanese Language and Literature
17
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
170
7
Music Teacher Education
0
Rhetoric and Composition
0
Russian Language and Literature
0
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
0
3
Spanish Language and Literature
130
11
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
265
39
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
37
8
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
63
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
1
67
3
Business Administration and Management, General
1264
203
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
16
Economics, General
222
13
Financial Planning and Services
17
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General
3
International Business/trade/commerce
73
0
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other
106
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
9
American Indian/native American Studies
7
Anthropology
58
3
Asian Studies/civilization
11
0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
6
Clinical Psychology
15
Comparative Literature
1
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
1
European Studies/civilization
1
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
8
0
History, General
67
12
Humanities/humanistic Studies
7
International and Intercultural Communication
1
International Relations and Affairs
0
Jewish/judaic Studies
2
Latin American Studies
4
3
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
2
Linguistics
32
17
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
65
1
Multicultural Education
13
Philosophy
26
3
Political Science and Government, General
144
6
Psychology, General
557
30
Public Administration
174
64
Religion/religious Studies
8
School Psychology
11
Social Sciences, General
97
Social Work
98
111
Sociology
163
8
Urban Studies/affairs
9
Women's Studies
13
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
16
Audiology/audiologist
6
Dietetics/dietitian
107
17
Gerontology
33
2
Health Communication
33
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General
110
Health/medical Physics
5
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences
4
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
10
Occupational Therapy/therapist
5
Physical Therapy/therapist
34
Public Health, General
77
12
Public Health, Other
5
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
197
30
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
2
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
40
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
46
7
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
1
10
Building/home/construction Inspection/inspector
1
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
15
Civil Engineering, General
91
26
Computer Engineering, General
39
1
Computer Software Engineering
26
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
16
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
73
25
Engineering, Other
2
Environmental Science
14
Environmental Studies
9
1
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
24
Manufacturing Engineering
9
Mechanical Engineering
178
12
Structural Engineering
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
5
5
Atomic/molecular Physics
2
Bioinformatics
9
Biology/biological Sciences, General
240
29
5
Chemistry, General
49
14
6
Geography
33
14
5
Geology/earth Science, General
18
10
Mathematics and Computer Science
2
5
Mathematics, General
42
15
Microbiology, General
22
0
Physical Sciences
0
Physics, General
6
6
Statistics, General
19
30
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
398
Criminology
8
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
94
Radio and Television
80
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Facilities Planning and Management
6
Hospitality Administration/management, General
105
9
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
47
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
74
78
Information Science/studies
0
Information Technology
14
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
1
Dance, General
9
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
43
12
Fine/studio Arts, General
13
Music Performance, General
26
3
Music, General
10
3
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
1
Writing, General
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
National Security Policy Studies
50
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/technicians, Other
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at San Diego State University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Education, General
Public Administration
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (San Diego WIC Dietetic Internship)
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology (Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Science)
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs (College of Health and Human Sciences)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
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
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
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
Health Management and Policy (HMP) - Graduate Program in Health Management and Policy
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
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
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 11 Reviews
Alumni
Linguistics, Class of 1988
The curriculm I took was very beneficial to me.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, History Minor, Class of 2007
Alumni Association, job fairs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
fine arts and humanities, Class of 1974
A sheet of paper with a list of places that require my major.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business marketing , Class of 2004
None! College was good at teaching how to self motivate
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1975
As an adult, I have worked in the computer field. What I have done as a career was not invented yet when I was in university. What I learned studying English gave me skills in analysis, skills in writing, skills in communication that have been valuable in my career.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2010
Career services center, alumni network, alumni networking/mentoring, internship is programs within majors.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
nutrition, Class of 1997
Internships,
Rated January 2016
Alumni
bus mgmt, Class of 2009
academic clubs and events
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Liberal Studies, Class of 2001
Specialized immersion programs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
psychology, Class of 2008
don't know
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 11 Reviews
Alumni
Linguistics, Class of 1988
The student culture at SDSU was very mixed
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, History Minor, Class of 2007
SDSU is a large university but there is still a vibrant campus life where you have a chance to get to know your classmates.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
fine arts and humanities, Class of 1974
Party school
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business marketing , Class of 2004
Party school and hot chicks
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1975
SDSU promotes diversity and during my time there, I enjoyed a range of activities and was exposed to speakers, music, films, etc. of a broad range at affordable (or free) prices.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2010
Diverse. Hardworking. Lot of partying
Rated January 2016
Alumni
nutrition, Class of 1997
Many people are older and have jobs and work outside of their fields until they finish their degree. Not a stay-at-school kind of university
Rated January 2016
Alumni
bus mgmt, Class of 2009
awesome
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Liberal Studies, Class of 2001
Friendly, loyal, energetic
Rated January 2016
Alumni
psychology, Class of 2008
all girls
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 11 Reviews
Alumni
Linguistics, Class of 1988
clssroom
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, History Minor, Class of 2007
When I was there some of the dorm rooms were older but they have since all been remodeled. They have slowly been updating all of the facilities on campus and it gets nicer every year.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
fine arts and humanities, Class of 1974
No computers in 1974. 3 school dorms and 1 private dorm. I lived in the private dorm for 2 years and had a good experience both years. The dorm food was okay - not a lot of whole frsh fruit and vegetables to choose from.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business marketing , Class of 2004
Nice
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1975
Very good.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2010
Great and constantly getting upgraded if not new.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
nutrition, Class of 1997
ok
Rated January 2016
Alumni
bus mgmt, Class of 2009
being updated.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Liberal Studies, Class of 2001
It's been 15 years. Last I saw, they were acceptable
Rated January 2016
Alumni
psychology, Class of 2008
don't know
Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 11 Reviews
Alumni
Linguistics, Class of 1988
football games
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, History Minor, Class of 2007
"The Show" is what the student section is called at basketball games. It's a really fun way to get involved with the school and show off school spirit. There are also always various events and activities going on hosted by different groups or the Greek system.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
fine arts and humanities, Class of 1974
Outdoor campus movie theatre is wonderful.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business marketing , Class of 2004
The gorgeous females
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 1975
I was involved in the peace movement. I think SDSU encourages students to get involved in things that matter to them.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science, Class of 2010
Sororities and fraternities. Student organizations for many cultures, religions, ethnicities, etc.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
nutrition, Class of 1997
Basketball and football
Rated January 2016
Alumni
bus mgmt, Class of 2009
football and basketball games. Greek life.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Liberal Studies, Class of 2001
Sports events, musical guests
Rated January 2016
Alumni
psychology, Class of 2008
its a big campus
Rated January 2016