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San Diego State University

Leadership Starts Here

Community Starts Here

SDSU is a welcoming campus to all students, no matter their race, religion or sexual orientation. Its more than 100 student organizations offer opportunities for everyone to find their place. At SDSU, students from all backgrounds are achieving academic excellence. Steady improvement in graduation and retention rates spans all genders and ethnicities, including students from historically underrepresented groups. In US News and World Report’s 2013 compilation of America’s Best Colleges, SDSU ranked No. 20 for ethnic diversity and No. 14 among Up-and-Coming schools. 

SDSU crowd cheers at a gameRecognized as a veteran-friendly campus, SDSU serves more than 1,200 student-veterans and their families with such support as the Student Veteran Organization and the Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center.

Whether you’re new to campus or an Aztec for Life, you’ll find SDSU offers something for everyone, from Aztec Nights festivities to leadership opportunities. During basketball season there's no place in San Diego quite like Viejas Arena, where students come together to form The Show, the best student section in the country, to lead the 12,414 Aztec faithful in cheering on the team.

Learn more about life on campus at San Diego State University.

Serving Those Who Served

SDSU Student Veterans

SDSU offers critical programs and services for veterans and active-duty military. Read more about how SDSU serves veterans.

Hungry for Change

A child at the Food Bank

Each year the San Diego State University community comes together to collect food to help the San Diego Food bank feed the hungry in the region. Read more about Aztecs Rock Hunger.