Understanding Tuition & Fees
Knowing tuition and fees related to going to San Diego State University means that you can plan financially for 4-6 years. Look at the data here to learn how San Diego State University's price stacks up to other colleges and universities and if you need to plan for tuition increases.
SDSU Tuition & Fees Compared to Other Schools
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, check out the following table to find out how SDSU compares to other colleges.
|Nationwide||Far Western US||California|
|Tuition and Fees||Average||Average||Average|
|In-State Tuition and Fees||Inexpensive||Inexpensive||Inexpensive|
In-State Students Will Get a Tuition Discount
The cost of tuition and fees at SDSU is dramatically reduced for residents of California. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $7,460 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 61.4% discount off the full price. Tuition is $5,742 and fees $1,718.
Out-of-state students at SDSU spent $19,340 in fees and tuition in 2017 - 2018. $1,718 was fees, and $17,622 was charged for tuition.
The subsequent table shows the expenses explained above for the 2017 - 2018 school year.
Discover SDSU cost per credit hour here.
Future Full-Time Tuition and Fees
Tuition and Fees for out-of-state students attending San Diego State University increased at a typical yearly rate of 0.6% over the past five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 0.0% and fees increased by 7.7%. Due to this, we predict the price of tuition and fees this year will be $19,456.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $39,029 and for a four year degree to be $78,527. This doesn't cover other charges such as room and board, books, and transportation.
Take a look at the following chart to discern how SDSU fees and tuition may grow including residency based reductions in the years to come.
Pay attention to just how much the tuition and fees are growing yearly. At most colleges students will wind up paying a higher price for their last year of school than they did for their first.
Uncover answers to your financial concerns in the tuition & fees FAQ.