Welcome, Future Aztec Parents

Congratulations—the time has come to send your student to college! But with so many schools competing for your attention, how can your family make the best choice? Discover how San Diego State fits your family's needs and goals.


Number 30 among America's Best Value Colleges by Forbes.

Total Cost for one year:
Residents = $30,522*
Nonresidents = $42,402*

*For details, review the Estimated Cost of Attendance.

Number 1 nationally in graduation rate performance. 72% of grads identified post-SDSU activities.

Admission and Academic Information

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Admission Information

Parent Resources

We care about your student's well-being. Check out health and safety on campus.
We value parents and family as partners. Find out how with New Student and Parent Programs.