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San Diego State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

San Diego, CA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,522
Out-of-state: $42,402
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,510
Out-of-state: $19,390
Room and Board
$17,752
Books and Supplies
$1,969
Other Expenses
$3,291
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001151
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
4,100 (79.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,700 (65.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,700 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
300 (11.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$9,300
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,700 (63.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,300
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,700 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,200
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,300 (48.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
177 (3.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,200

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
18,100 (65.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
14,300 (79.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
13,800 (96.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,800 (20.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$10,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,200 (73.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,100
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 13,500 (97.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,100
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 5,900 (42.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,185 (7.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,000

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
44%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$21,172
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
24.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Workers in Trades, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Local/State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,393

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