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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

5500 Campanile Dr San Diego, CA 92182-7455
Phone: (619) 594-5200
Admissions Phone: (619) 594-6336
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Austin from San Diego, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Money , money, and money. If you're not from San Diego, you have to live on campus your first year, so save up. Also determine your meal plan early. For me, I selected the largest meal plan because I eat a considerable amount and work out a lot. But make sure you don't select a meal plan too large because you'll be wasting money. Research clubs and organizations before you get to campus. Your first week you'll have plenty of time to attend events, so know which ones you're interested in before classwork starts kicking up. The campus isn't too large. I find everything in comfortable walking distance, however the school is restricting wheeled transportation to only certain areas so bring a longboard or a bike at your discretion.

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  • Mariana from Apple Valley, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Save, save, save. Although it is tempting to blow some money on the food markets available, and on new clothing, beach trips, and so on, make sure to at least make a budget plan. Also, do not be afraid of joining organizations. It is a great way to meet people and make lifelong friends. Do not be afraid to introduce yourself to your classmates or someone you see around campus. Everyone is very friendly and more than willing to meet people, so ask to go get some coffee, or a quick bite somewhere. It really works for making friends! There is a new Trader Joe's on campus, so take advantage of not driving or having to take public transportation to grocery stores. Every penny counts, so make the most of what you got. Lastly, college brings you into a new world with new perspectives, so embrace the change you will be experiencing.

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  • Michaela from Mount Prospect, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Go to class, and make sure to do your homework! Even if it seems tedious, it can make or break your grade in the long run. On another note, buy your books used or rent them instead of buying them new in order to save money.

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  • Elmer from El Cajon, CA
  • I am a current student here

    I recommend getting involved on campus by joining Greek Life but first rush and see if you like it. There are always different ways to still get involved on campus! Getting out of your comfort zone will be a necessity if you wan't to get to know people but for the most part you will meet a lot of friends on your floor from the dorms.

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