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Academic Rigor
3.9336
Dorm Life
3.5882
Food and Dining
3.6557
Bang for the buck
3.7984
Clubs and Activities
4.3605
Greek Life
4.5000
Campus Safety
3.6207
Most Helpful Review for San Diego State University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jaime from San Diego, CA
  • 104 out of 111 people found this review helpful

Despite the large classes, the teachers care about your success in class.

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  • Rileigh from Menifee, CA
  • Mar-21-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I grew up going to San Diego for anything and everything, so I am pretty familiar with SDSU. The area is fantastic. I have loved San Diego from the moment I set foot there, and it just one of those places that makes you feel good. SDSU, although, is not necessarily a shining light in San Diego. While it is a pretty decent school, it is notorious for it's snobby kids and party scene, and that is not for everyone. Personally, although, I loved SDSU. From my own experience, I met some great people and have gone to some really awesome events there. And the beach is basically down the street, so you can't go wrong there! If you go here, you'll fall in love without a doubt!

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  • Julie from San Diego
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The weather is absolutely spectacular here, almost 100% sunshine all year around. The professors I had were friendly and ready to help. The library is 4 stories high, providing an abundance amount of place to study.

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  • Shane from San Diego, CA
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    San Diego State University is a wonderful institution that promotes education to the highest degree. I have enjoyed my time there so far because it has truly prepared me for the rigorous obstacles of life.Not to mention the great teachers and courses they offer.

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  • Freshman 2014 from Los Angeles
  • Nov-03-2014 I am a current student here

    As long as you are fully self-sufficient, it's a good school. There is little to no support for students in general, especially students with disabilities who had IEPs in high school. The Student Disability Services department is the worst I interviewed in the CSU system, and maybe it'll get better.

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  • Anonymous
  • Oct-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Great programs. Great atmosphere. Terrible neighborhood.

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  • Wendy from Sun Valley, CA
  • Jun-25-2014 I am a current student here

    SDSU is what you make, just like any other university. I transferred from a UC to SDSU, and it is the best decision I made. It is a diverse school which makes the environment much more welcoming.

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  • Alexandra from San Diego, CA
  • Jun-19-2014 I am a current student here

    I would give San Diego State University an 8 out of 10. The campus is beautiful, the faculty is friendly, the students are cool and the leaders are motivated and caring. The area around the college is active and there's always something to do and I would give the school a 10 except for two reasons: it's not a UC school, and no school is a perfect 10 out of 10.

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  • Maddie
  • Jun-09-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I visited the campus previously and everyone there is so welcoming and I felt like i fit in instantly!

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  • Cameron from Vacaville, CA
  • May-30-2014 I am a current student here

    San Diego State is an active lively place with high expectations. The campus is mostly greek oriented though which can be frustrating and exclusive at times. The campus have a lot of great teachers and good people.

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