The College of Engineering at San Diego State University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions N/A
Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application fee (U.S. residents) $55
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $55

The College of Engineering at San Diego State University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 471
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 220
Overall acceptance rate 46.7% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.20
Average GRE 442 verbal
691 quantitative
3.60 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 508 verbal
758 quantitative
3.90 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​aerospace.​sdsu.​edu
(619) 594-6067
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering N/A
Civil engineering http:/​/​civil.​sdsu.​edu
(619) 594-6072
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​electrical.​sdsu.​edu
(619) 594-7013
[email protected]
Computer science N/A
Electrical engineering http:/​/​electrical.​sdsu.​edu
(619) 594-7013
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​civil.​sdsu.​edu
(619) 594-6072
[email protected]
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​mechanical.​sdsu.​edu
(619) 594-6067
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 301
Master’s (full-time) 91
Master’s (part-time) 190
Ph.D. (full-time) 0
Ph.D. (part-time) 20

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 117
Total master’s graduates 115
International master’s graduates 54.8%
Minority master’s graduates 20.9%
Female master’s graduates 26.1%
Total Ph.D. graduates 2
International Ph.D. graduates 100.0%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 0.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 0.0%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 12 6%
Biomedical 4 5%
Civil 14 18.6%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Electrical 19 37.2%
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 6.6%
Environmental 14 5%
Industrial / Manufacturing 26 5%
Mechanical 26 16.6%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 53
Part-time faculty 7
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) N/A
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year N/A

Engineering School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Engineering Schools

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.1
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Overall acceptance rate 46.7% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 691
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 0.0:1 – Low
Ph.D.s granted 2
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) N/A
Research expenditures per faculty member N/A
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 301

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 301

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 91
Minority students 42.9%
International students 26.4%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 210
Minority students 40.0%
International students 41.4%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director N/A
Financial aid phone (619) 594-6323

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $7,844 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $372 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $5,012 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $372 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,106 per year
Room and board $11,549
Books and supplies $1,661
Miscellaneous expenses $3,500

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 19
Research assistants 0
Other appointments 0