San Diego State University Graduate Schools

San Diego State University (referred to as San Diego State) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Diego, CA. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at San Diego State University is $8,944 for California residents and $18,448 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,717 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 35,303 including undergraduate students.

San Diego State University Graduate School Overview

San Diego State University (referred to as San Diego State) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Diego, CA. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
San Diego State University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (2/28/1949 - Current).
San Diego State UniversityDirectory Information
School NameSan Diego State University (referred to as San Diego State)
Address5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182-0001
Phone619-594-5200
Webhttps://www.sdsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://go.sdsu.edu/student_affairs/financialaid/Default.aspx
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at San Diego State University is $8,944 for California residents and $18,448 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,717 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 35,303 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 138 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other). Among them, 8 programs are available online classes.
San Diego State Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,448
$8,944 for California Residents
Student Population4,717
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs138 graduate programs
(8 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio27 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at San Diego State University is $8,944 for California residents and $18,448 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students. San Diego State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
San Diego State 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$8,944
Out-of-State$18,448
Tuition per Credit Hour
California Residents-$1
Out-of-State$396
San Diego State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On San Diego State University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at San Diego State
Distance Learning (Online Classes)8 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

San Diego State University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of San Diego State University is $8,944 for California residents and $18,448 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.12% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at San Diego State University
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$6,738$1,504$15,666$1,504
2016-2017$6,738$1,612$15,666$1,612
2017-2018$7,176$1,718$16,680$1,718
2018-2019$7,176$1,746$16,680$1,746
2019-2020$7,176$1,768$16,680$1,768
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $21,494 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at San Diego State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.66% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,275. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.76% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at San Diego State University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$15,826$2,845$11,444$3,256
2016-2017$14,812$2,880$12,050$3,296
2017-2018$15,966$2,944$12,761$3,369
2018-2019$16,892$3,023$13,514$3,463
2019-2020$17,752$3,291$13,533$3,742
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $396 at San Diego State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour San Diego State University
Tuition
2015-2016$372
2016-2017$372
2017-2018$396
2018-2019$396
2019-2020$396

Graduate Programs at San Diego State

San Diego State University offers 140 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,020 students have completed their study at San Diego State University.
Offered Degrees at San Diego State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree8261,724
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20070
Doctor's degree - professional practice2031
Doctor's degree - other1038
Post Bachelor's Degree352157
Total14082,020

San Diego State University offers 140 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,020 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,724 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 38 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 31 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 157 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 9 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning9-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 14 completers-
African Studies0-
Asian Studies/Civilization0-
Latin American Studies4-
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies2-
Women's Studies8-
Communication and Journalism [+] 40 completers$49,000
Speech Communication and Rhetoric40$49,000
Radio and Television0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 100 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology0-
Computer Science100-
Education [+] (3 completers) 424 completers-
Education213-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services88$46,900
Early Childhood Education and Teaching32-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)91-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Education (other)0-
Engineering [+] 138 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering14-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering6-
Civil Engineering26-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering65-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering26-
Manufacturing Engineering1-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians (other)0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 27 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics18-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature8-
English Language And Literature [+] 44 completers-
English Language and Literature21-
Writing9-
Creative Writing14-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 18 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies18-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 54 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences28-
Microbiology2-
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences (other)8-
Bioinformatics16-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 34 completers-
Mathematics5-
Applied Mathematics10-
Statistics19-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 13 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Mathematics and Computer Science4-
Gerontology0-
Nutrition Sciences9-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 10 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness5-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science5-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Physical Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy2-
Chemistry8-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Physics7-
Psychology [+] 47 completers-
Psychology34-
School Psychology13-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 142 completers-
0-
Public Administration41-
Social Work101$49,100
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)0-
Social Sciences [+] 123 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology13-
Criminology12-
Economics7-
Geography15-
National Security Policy Studies46-
Political Science and Government17-
Sociology13-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 33 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts16-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production2-
Art/Art Studies1-
Fine/Studio Arts8-
Music1-
Music Performance5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 189 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders0$67,700
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist40-
Public Health88$50,200
Health/Medical Physics7-
International Public Health/International Health2-
Public Health (other)4-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor20-
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse28-
Business [+] (2 completers) 231 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management169$64,900
Accounting47-
Hospitality Administration/Management0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)15-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total1,724
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4-
Engineering [+] 2 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering0-
Structural Engineering0-
Computer Engineering1-
Engineering (other)1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Ecology3-
Evolutionary Biology4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 6 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Mathematics and Computer Science6-
Physical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry5-
Geophysics and Seismology2-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology10-
Social Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geography3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders2-
Audiology/Audiologist6-
Public Health10-
Physical Therapy/Therapist0-
Total70
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist38-
Total38
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 31 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration16-
Community College Education15-
Total31
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Studies0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
African Studies0-
Gay/Lesbian Studies2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Health Communication0-
International and Intercultural Communication0-
Education [+] 34 completers-
Education0-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education4-
Multicultural Education3-
Community College Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
5-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching16-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor6-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 6 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Software Engineering6-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services (other)4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Facilities Planning and Management0-
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services (other)0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 3 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
General Studies3-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Psychology0-
Applied Behavior Analysis0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Social Work0-
Construction Trades [+] 0 completers-
Mason/Masonry0-
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance0-
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 85 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist8-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist1-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)62-
Industrial and Physical Pharmacy and Cosmetic Sciences5-
Public Health (other)1-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist6-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor2-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)0-
Business [+] 23 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Accounting1-
Financial Planning and Services20-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration2-
Total157

Graduate Student Population at San Diego State

For academic year 2019-2020, total 4,717 students enrolled into San Diego State University graduate schools where it has total 35,303 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,998 full-time and 1,719 part-time students. By gender, 1,812 male and 2,905 female students are attending San Diego State University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for San Diego State University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
San Diego State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,7171,8122,905
Full-time2,9981,0701,928
Part-tme1,719742977
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at San Diego State University.
There are 1,779 White (37.71%), 161 Black/African American (3.41%), 1,300 Hispanic (27.56%), 454 Asian (9.62%), and 1,023 students with other races. 515 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at San Diego State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,7171,8122,905
American Indian/Native American1266
Asian454175279
Black/African American16147114
Hispanic1,300456844
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander523
White1,7796861,093
Two More21065145
Un-Known281128153
Non-resident Alien515247268
San Diego State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 302 graduate students (6.40% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 391 graduate students (8.29% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for San Diego State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at San Diego State University
Number of Students
Total4,717
Enrolled Online Exclusively302
Enrolled Some Online Courses391
Not in Online Courses4,024
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at San Diego State University. 1,340 students are aged 20 to 24 (28.41% of total students), 156 students are aged above 50 (3.31%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at San Diego State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at San Diego State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,7171,8122,905
Age 20-21622141
Age 22-241,278427851
Age 25-291,7446871,057
Age 30-34812360452
Age 35-39349150199
Age 40-49316115201
Age 50-641424399
Over 641495

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