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San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus

Overview of San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus

San Diego State - Imperial Valley is in a town not far from a more urbanized area, in Calexico, CA. The school is classified as a public college. Students at San Diego State - Imperial Valley earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include family and social work, liberal arts, mathematics, security and law enforcement, therapy and counseling.

San Diego State - Imperial Valley Selectivity

San Diego State - Imperial Valley does not admit all applicants. Of people who applied to the school in 2007-2008, 44% were accepted. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007-2008 was 390 to 510 for students at San Diego State - Imperial Valley. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 380 and 480.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 885 students (496 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at San Diego State - Imperial Valley are minorities.

Student Life

Many students at the school are part-timers.

San Diego State - Imperial Valley Tuition and Affordability

Degree seekers find San Diego State - Imperial Valley to be more affordable than many of its peers.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting San Diego State - Imperial Valley

San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus
720 Heber Ave
Calexico , CA 92231
General Phone: (760) 768-5500
http://www.ivcampus.sdsu.edu

San Diego State - Imperial Valley Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts80Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, social services, history
Therapy and Counseling49psychology
Security and Law Enforcement31criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work26public administration
Business and Management15business management, international business
Education and Teaching14education
Mathematics3mathematics

Number of programs and degrees for San Diego State - Imperial Valley in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree263
Bachelor's degree19211

San Diego State - Imperial Valley Student Body

In 2007-2008, San Diego State - Imperial Valley had a total enrollment of 885 students (496 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 40%
Women 60%
Full-Time 80%
Part-Time 20%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 7%
Black 1%
Hispanic 84%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 7%
20-21 11%
22-24 30%
25-29 25%
30-34 10%
35-39 4%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
California100%

San Diego State - Imperial Valley Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %

San Diego State - Imperial Valley Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Calexico, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

San Diego State - Imperial Valley Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total46,67620,58644%5,55927%
Men19,5688,12642%2,21827%
Women27,10812,46046%3,34127%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal390510
SAT Math380480
ACT Verbal1320
ACT Math1621
ACT Composite1619

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT90%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT38%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

San Diego State - Imperial Valley Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,182
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,352
Books and supplies $ 1,566

Financial Aid:
San Diego State - Imperial Valley participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 115101)

San Diego State - Imperial Valley Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Family And Social Work
Public Administration

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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San Diego State - Imperial Valley Highlights

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What Sets San Diego State - Imperial Valley Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
% of degrees in mathematics
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%San Diego State - Imperial Valley % of degrees in mathematics
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%San Diego State - Imperial Valley % of degrees in family and social work
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%San Diego State - Imperial Valley Minority % of student body
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%San Diego State - Imperial Valley % of degrees in liberal arts
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%San Diego State - Imperial Valley % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%San Diego State - Imperial Valley Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%San Diego State - Imperial Valley % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%San Diego State - Imperial Valley Female % of student body
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%San Diego State - Imperial Valley % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%San Diego State - Imperial Valley Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%San Diego State - Imperial Valley Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%San Diego State - Imperial Valley Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

Notable:
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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