San Diego State University

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Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor’s degrees in 84 areas, master’s degrees in 76 areas and doctorates in 16 areas. SDSU’s approximately 30,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future.

 

SDSU’s annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion. Of SDSU’s 200,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region’s engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.

 

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aboutresearch2.jpgResearch: Since 2000, SDSU faculty and staff have attracted more than $1 billion in grants and contracts for research and programs ranging from cardiovascular disease to marine biology.

 

 

 

diversitypose2.jpgDiversity: SDSU ranks No. 20 in the nation for racial diversity and among the top universities for economic diversity. SDSU is No. 6 in the nation and No. 2 in California for bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanics.

 

 

aboutinternational2.jpgInternational Study: SDSU offers 335 international education programs in 52 countries. Nearly 12,000 students have studied abroad in the past 12 years.

 

 

 

commservice2.jpgCommunity Service:  SDSU is a recognized leader in innovative efforts to improve urban K-12 education. The City Heights Educational Collaborative and the Compact for Success both positively impact the academic achievement of elementary, middle and high school students in the local area.

 

 

greenfest2.jpgSustainability: Sustainability is an every-day part of the university culture at San Diego State University. Students, faculty and staff all participate in a myriad of ways, from festivals, to research to academic programs.

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