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Discover SDSU

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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

March 20 and April 17
Join us for Explore SDSU Open House in March and April! These virtual events will be a combination of live and recorded sessions for prospective students and parents. The March event will highlight Academics with sessions hosted by professors and students in your major. April Explore SDSU will focus beyond the classroom - learn about housing, recreation, cultural centers, student services and more.

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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.

America’s Finest City Information

Endless Discovery from SDSU

The beautiful San Diego beaches and historical landmarks like downtown San Diego and Balboa Park are only 15 minutes from campus. Make some memories with a road trip to some all-time favorite destinations - Los Angeles (2 hours), Mexico (40 minutes) and the desert (90 minutes). The SDSU campus is at the center of San Diego’s dynamic culture and an uber ride away from sand and surf.

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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.