Founded March 13, 1897, San Diego State University began as the San Diego Normal School, a training facility for elementary school teachers. Seven faculty and 91 students met in temporary quarters over a downtown drugstore before moving to a newly constructed 17-acre campus on Park Boulevard.
At SDSU, we are committed to creating educational opportunities that contribute to intellectual development and equip you to succeed in a global society. We offer 95 bachelor's, 78 masters and 22 doctoral degree programs.
Interdisciplinary research is the future, and SDSU is ready to go there at its new Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex.
College is a time to learn and explore — and to develop the career management and networking skills you'll rely on for a lifetime of career success.
Through partnerships, education, and programming, we provide current Aztecs and Aztec alumni with many opportunities to define, develop and realize their career potential.
The International Student Center (ISC) advances the internationalization efforts of SDSU by serving both incoming international students and SDSU students studying abroad. The ISC offers a full range of programs and services to foster student success, global perspectives, intercultural awareness and international cooperation.
The Library and Information Access supports the information, curricular and research needs of the university's diverse community through the widest possible range of resources. We are committed to information literacy, lifelong learning, and creative endeavors in a welcoming environment.
Student Health Services (SHS) is staffed by fully licensed and certified health professionals who are dedicated to the college community. No-cost or low-cost medical services include outpatient evaluation and treatment of common medical problems, preventive care, health counseling, immunizations and psychiatric treatment.
San Diego State University is in the very southwest corner of the United States. We have a beautiful Mediterranean climate—daytime temperatures are rarely below 60 degrees or above 80 degrees. The sun is usually out and it rarely rains. In other words, it's always flip-flop weather!SDSU's campus is within a 15-minute drive of downtown San Diego, the Pacific ocean, and the mountains. And we're only two hours south of Los Angeles.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.