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San Diego State University (State)

Address: QWGH + 76 San Diego, California, United States

Description San Diego State University (State)

The oldest institution of higher education in the United States is San Diego State University (State). This is a state educational institution, which was founded in 1897 as an ordinary school. Later, in 1974, he was awarded the status of a higher education institution. To date, the University of San Diego is considered the largest research center.

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Information on the training program can be found on the official website of the school.

Information on the training program can be found on the official website of the school.


In the US, San Diego State University is very popular among applicants. In the list of the best institutions of the country, he is now at 130 positions, and in the international ranking it occupies 621 places. The university is included in the top 200 best schools in the direction of "Economics and Business". He also stably enters the top ten universities across the country in terms of ethnic and racial diversity among his students.

The institution has a high indicator of the quality of teaching. This is due to the high qualification of the teaching staff. Most teachers are foreign specialists. The university allocates more than $ 2.4 billion a year to support the economy of San Diego. Most graduates stay there after the graduation and create a powerful workforce. Employers of prestigious companies have a high interest in the graduates of the institution.

Outstanding graduates

For such a long period of functioning the university is famous for a large number of graduates who have become celebrities. Among them are actors, politicians, sportsmen, journalists.

  • Eldred Gregory Peck (actor, is one of the most popular movie stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, he won five Oscar nominations in the nomination "Best Actor");
  • Darren Kavinoki (criminal lawyer and television journalist who is the creator of the Deadly Sins on Investigation Discovery television show);
  • Ellen Ochoa (an American engineer, former astronaut and current director of the Johnson Space Center);
  • Julia Deborah Kavner (actress, first attracted attention to her role as Brenda Morgenstern in the comedy "Roda", for which she received the Primetime Emmy Award for her outstanding supporting role in the comedy series). She is known for her role in the role of Marge Simpson in the animated television series The Simpsons);
  • Marion Ross (actress, received two nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award);
  • Roger T. Benitez (Senior District Judge of the United States);
  • Gerald Robert (former US politician and law enforcement officer in the state of California, as well as former mayor of San Diego and former chief of police);
  • Kevin Lee Falconer (36th and current mayor of San Diego, California);
  • Merrill Anthony (retired 4-star general in the US Air Force);
  • Courtney Friel (a well-known journalist, currently leads the news for KTLA-TV);
  • Kathleen Kennedy (producer, in 1981, co-founded the production company Amblin Entertainment with Steven Spielberg and husband - Frank Marshall);
  • Anthony Keith Gwynn Sr. (professional baseball successor, played 20 seasons (1982-2001) in the Major League Baseball (MLB) from the city team);
  • Marshall William Falk (American Footballer of the National Football League (NFL) for 12 seasons);
  • Kavi Anthony Leonard (professional basketball player of Toronto predators, consisting of the National Basketball Association (NBA)).

This is not a complete list of famous graduates who have become famous for the whole world.

Equipment San Diego State University (State)

The main campus of San Diego State University is geographically located in the picturesque city of San Diego. The campus includes a large number of outstanding buildings and structures. Some of them are listed in the National Register of Historic Places:

  • Cottage Scripps. Designed for various conferences, events, celebrations. It was the headquarters of the students and was used for meetings.
  • Hardy Memorial Tower. The building is reminiscent of the Spanish bell tower and is one of the most recognizable buildings on the campus. It is decorated with bells that were originally created to hide the 5000 gallon tank for the campus water supply. In the same building was located the first university library, in which frescoes were presented.
  • CalCoast Credit Union Open Air Theater (formerly The Greek Bowl and The Open Air Theater). The theater contains 4280 seats. It was financed by the state for 200 000 dollars.
  • Stadium Aztec Bowl. Its cost is 500 000 dollars.

In addition to historical places, the university has a cultural center and a rich library containing about a million books. Also here is a hostel for more than 4,100 students.

The university pays special attention to sports. Modern sports facilities, equipment and facilities provide opportunities for students to practice sports professionally. On the basis of the university there are various student teams that have repeatedly won prizes in international competitions.

For research works, the departments of the university own their own laboratories and other scientific resources, such as:

  • Observatory of Mount Laguna (Department of Astronomy);
  • Biological field stations;
  • Ecological Reserve "Santa Margarita";
  • Fortuna Mountain Research Reserve;
  • Research park;
  • Laboratory of coastal and marine institutes.

San Diego State University is a member of such associations as the California State University System, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, the Oak Ridge Associated Universities, and the Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiat.


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- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
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