San Diego State University Reviews

4.07 out of 5 stars
(56 Reviews)
  • San Diego (CA)
  • Annual Tuition: $19,340
98% of 56 students said this degree improved their career prospects
100% of 56 students said they would recommend this school to others
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3.7 out of 5 stars
MD - 8/19/2015
Degree: Computer Science
Graduation Year: 2012
"It's a nice school and relatively inexpensive. It's located in the heart of san diego and is beautifully constructed. The course work depends on your interests but is generally pretty good and matches industry standard within couple of years."
3.2 out of 5 stars
Aztec4life - 8/4/2015
Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2013
"SDSU was a great place to go, but as a football player I wish more students would have taken interest in our team. Support definitely grew as we did better, but that stadium should be near full more often, not just Bowl Games or the firework show. Watch out for the "career" professors; the best professors there are the ones who have done something else in their life (ran a business, lawyer, stocks, etc) that you REALLY learn something from. I'm glad the majority of my professors didn't shoce liberal agendas down our throats like many that I hear about."
3.2 out of 5 stars
Aztec4life - 8/4/2015
Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2013
"SDSU was a great place to go, but as a football player I wish more students would have taken interest in our team. Support definitely grew as we did better, but that stadium should be near full more often, not just Bowl Games or the firework show. Watch out for the "career" professors; the best professors there are the ones who have done something else in their life (ran a business, lawyer, stocks, etc) that you REALLY learn something from. I'm glad the majority of my professors didn't shoce liberal agendas down our throats like many that I hear about."
3.0 out of 5 stars
cc - 8/6/2014
Degree: Film Production
Graduation Year: 2014
"Despite what I say, I'm glad that I went to San Diego State University. It was a great experience that made me friends for a lifetime, with a beautiful campus that I enjoyed, within a city that's wonderful to live in. However, as an educational institution, the school has many problems serving the needs of its students. Due to budget cuts (which most schools are facing in times like these) many classes were cut or unavailable during my four years at SDSU, with more disappearing as the years went on. The race for registering classes was a brutal one, and budget cuts also made it increasingly difficult to get into your desired major (as it made it more competitive, because of being "impacted"). I had several teachers that I will remember and cherish as being extremely helpful and intelligent...and many more that were quite the opposite. However, the instructor reviewing system at the end of each semester is designed to address the concerns of students, and everyone I knew took that as an opportunity to describe why their professors failed as educators. In short, the school as very little money. With what money it does have, it builds million-dollar "student centers" (which was literally being built my entire four years there) instead of addressing dwindling classes and teachers. The two majors that I had were very different, but they were both competent. The English department is fine, and the TFM department is beginning to make a name for itself within the film school world."
4.8 out of 5 stars
Courtney Johnson - 8/5/2014
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2016
"SDSU was a really good school both in the classrooms and with any leisure activities. The school spirit there is incredible and Aztecs really stick together. A majority of the professors are really helpful and are flexible with their office hours to help students. Getting involved and going to events are what will really make your experience there a good one !"
3.5 out of 5 stars
Susan Winston - 9/2/2013
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 1977
"I considered pursuit of accounting degree similar to trade school, in that specific job skills were acquired which led to career as a CPA. Few other disciplines seem to provide for a professional career with only an undergraduate degree."