San Diego State University

San Diego, California

How much does it cost to attend San Diego State University?

In-State Sticker Price

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Books and Supplies$
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Room and Board$
Other Expenses Budget$
Out-of-State Sticker Price

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How much does it cost to attend San Diego State University and earn a bachelor’s degree?

In-state students pay an annual total price of $29,318 to attend the school on a full time basis. This includes the $7,488 for tuition, $1,915 for books and supplies, $1,746 for other fees, $3,023 for other expenses, and $16,892 for room and board.

Out of state residents are charged a higher rate. If you are an out-of-state resident, you can expect to pay $41,170 per year. This is 65.9% higher than the total in-state cost. This number includes the $5,742 for tuition as well as $1,915 for books and supplies, $1,746 for other fees, $16,892 for room and board, and $3,023 for other expenses.

San Diego State University Financial Aid

Type
Average per Student
Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid
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Pell Grant
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Average Aid by Income Level (2017-18)
< $30k$
$30-48k$
$49-75k$
$76-110k$
$110k+$

San Diego State University students are eligible for federal financial aid.

The average student who received financial assistance was given a package that totalled up to $8,370. Of those who applied, 51% received financial aid.

Financial aid packages consist of two parts: Pell Grants and federal student loans. Pell Grants are paid to qualifying students from low-income backgrounds and do not need to be repaid. Federal student loans are given to eligible students on an as-needed basis and must be repaid, with interest, within a certain period of time.

The average Pell Grant awarded to a student at San Diego State University who was granted one in the fall 2018 academic year was $4,717. Of those who applied for a Pell Grant, only 34% of students received one.

The average student who took out a federal student loan was given $6,407 in aid. Only 28% of students who applied for a federal loan had their application accepted.

San Diego State University Calculator - 4 Year Cost

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In-State Increase Rate%

Based on the current cost of tuition, as well as historical data, we predict that the total price you will pay for your education at San Diego State University would be $34,626 across four academic school years.

This assumes that you graduate within normal time, and that tuition increases by 6% each year. This percentage increase is based on historical data.

San Diego State University Tuition Payment Plans

Tuition Payment PlanNo
Prepaid Tuition PlanNo
Alternative Tuition PlanNo
Guaranteed Tuition PlanNo

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