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Discover SDSU

Explore Campus

Ranked No. 8 for the Most Beautiful College Campus (Cosmopolitan, 2020), SDSU’s architecture reflects the diversity and history of the region, with bell towers, beautiful arched walkways, and ornamental ironwork. The campus sits on 288 acres of lushly landscaped grounds in an urban setting.

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Explore SDSU Open House

Each year in March, the university invites the public to Explore SDSU. This free virtual event features presentations, Q&A Sessions and information about academic programs and student clubs and organizations. It’s a great way for you and your family to explore what life is like as a student at SDSU. Check out recorded sessions from last year’s virtual Explore SDSU.

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San Diego Location

San Diego boasts more than miles of coastline and an ideal climate - recognized globally as a dynamic international hub, the city is home to a wide range of industries, from engineering, life sciences and biotechnology to agriculture, healthcare and tourism. SDSU provides students with opportunities to work in these industries throughout San Diego.

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Endless Exploration from SDSU

The SDSU campus is close to waterfront and cultural activities, in addition to the hustle of downtown.

Beaches, Downtown and Balboa Park 15 minutes. Coronado Island 20 minutes. Mexico 35 minutes. Mountains 40 minutes. Desert 90 minutes. Los Angeles 2 hours.

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living like a san diegan

Often referred to as “America’s Finest City,” San Diego offers residents the best of many worlds — beaches, mountains, and deserts are all within a short drive of San Diego State University. San Diego is also home to the world-renowned San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Sea World, the San Diego Padres and San Diego Comic-Con. Whether your interest lies in Broadway theater, live music, or recreational water sports, San Diego has something for everyone.