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Compare San Diego State University’s Scorecard to Other Colleges

Check out SDSU’s national, regional, and state rankings below. Is the value, educational quality, and diversity up to your standards?

Value for your Money
NationwideFairC776 of 1,472
Region (Far Western US)BestA56 of 604
State (California)GoodB+23 of 90
Student Body Caliber
Admissions Selectivity34.1%A+161 of 3,678
Average Combined Old SAT Score (Math & Reading)1,215B+257 of 1,217
Average Combined New SAT Score1290B+257 of 1,217
Educational Resources
Student to Faculty Ratio27 : 1F-3,606 of 3,794
Percentage of Full-Time Teachers51.8%B-1,586 of 4,040
Average Faculty Compensation$8,241B645 of 2,371
Expenditures per Student$7,092D+1,642 of 2,572
Degree Completion
Freshman Retention Rate89.0%A330 of 3,392
Graduation Rate72.8%A-502 of 3,271
Graduation Rate BoostBetter Than ExpectedB629 of 2,108
Post Graduation Earnings
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Student Loan Default Rate
Ethnic DiversityBestA-264 of 3,732
Male to Female DiversityBestA-811 of 3,732
Geographic DiversityGoodB+540 of 3,452

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