World League
San Diego State University

USA

San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92115, United States

559 World
rank
133 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1897
Short name:
SDSU / State
Type:
Public
Students:
27420
Faculty:
870
Faculty/Students Ratio:
32
:
1
Web-site:
www.sdsu.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
San Diego, CA
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 559 36.698
Teaching 664 17.126
Research 312 53.278
International Diversity 642 18.261
Financial Sustainability 325 61.822
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 474 31.072
Research Perfomance Rankings 390 47.476
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TEACHING
World Rank: 664
Country rank: 140
Score: 17.126
League: World League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 312
Country rank: 104
Score: 53.278
League: Bronze League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 642
Country rank: 137
Score: 18.261
League: World League
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 325
Country rank: 107
Score: 61.822
League: Bronze League
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

With an enrollment of more than 35,000, San Diego State University is a major public research university that has become one of the most sought-after universities in the country, receiving more than 78,000 applications for the fall 2014 academic year. SDSU is the largest institution of higher education in the San Diego region and one of the largest in California. Renowned for its academic excellence, students at SDSU also participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives. The university is home to 91 undergraduate majors, 78 master?s and 22 doctoral programs including top-ranking programs in education, international business, social work, biology and many more.

Mission Statement

The mission of San Diego State University shall be to provide well-balanced, high quality education for undergraduate and graduate students and to contribute to knowledge and the solution of problems through excellence and distinction in teaching, research, and service. The university shall impart an appreciation and broad understanding of human experience throughout the world and the ages. This education shall extend to Diverse cultural legacies,Accomplishments in many areas, such as the arts and technology,The advancement of human thought, including philosophy and science,The development of economic, political, and social institutions, and the physical and biological evolution of humans and their environment.