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Reviews 1102 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: So far, I love the campus and the experience that I've had. I couldn't imagine being at a different school.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: They make a really good effort in having plenty of jobs available for the students here. It really is great.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I haven't been here for a long time so I really can't say much.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I'm in one of the traditional dorms and everything is okay. The only bad thing is that I wish there were higher ceilings but I'll just have to move my bed down, no biggy

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I don't know much about greek life but I think it would be really cool to join next year!

4 College Freshman

Athletics: I have yet to be to any games but I know that SDSU has a great athletic program and the games are huge! Nearly everyone participates in the events and I think that is wonderful. The school really does a good job in trying to get the student to be involved

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I have only been here for 5 days so there isn't a whole lot that I can compare it to or say about it. But I can say this, I don't know if I would choose another school. The campus is amazing and the food is even better! Everything is easily accessible and easy to get. So far, I am loving the college experience that SDSU is offering me.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: There have only been 2 professors that I did not like in my freshman year. The average workload is about 15 credits, but some students choose to do more or less. Registration can be irritating, especially when it is your first time and you don't know the program, the NSO members are very helpful though. SDSU hosts a study abroad fair that has places for everyone to go, no matter your major. We provide free tutoring and supplemental instructions which are very helpful to students, especially for harder classes.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Diversity is very noticeable on campus. We have an entire floor blocked off for LGBT students who want to live with others, but do not feel comfortable living with non-LGBT students for various reasons. Religion is noticeable on campus as well, the church near school does a lot of functions and the community is very welcoming, even if you are not an avid church goer.

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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Some dorms are going to be stricter than others, it definitely depends on the CA and what they will let you get away with. There are a lot of parties that go on, but for non-partiers, there are opportunities to meet people with the same value as you. I am not sure how the school deals with underage drinking or drug possession, other than calling campus police and being cited, I have not heard of anyone being kicked out for their partying, but it is possible.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I enjoyed my freshman year here and am very excited to return this fall! The campus is beautiful, the professors are helpful, and the majority of the student body is welcoming. I think that there are a variety of classes offered, but with a set schedule, it can be hard to take some of those funner classes. Class size is great, I had a few lecture classes, but classes that will require more one on one definitely had a class size to accommodate that need. The only class I had that did not enjoy the size of was HDFS 210 with Dr. Daniels, it was held in Rotunda D, our largest lecture hall, but she tried to make it more of a one on one style. Other than that class, I have not had issues with class sizes or teaching styles.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There is an entire area/office dedicated to helping students with jobs and internships. SDSU also hosts job/internship fairs designated to each major field of study. I think that when you go looking for help in these areas, you will definitely find it, you just have to be willing to do the work to make it happen sometimes and put yourself out there.

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The walkways are well lit, so when walking alone in the dark, I do not feel completely vulnerable. There are also call buttons that alert campus security that are stationed around the campus. Whenever there was a sexual assault, we would receive an email alerting us of the crime, although you never really hear much about anyone being investigated or kicked out for rape. The campus security is located on the opposite side of the campus from the majority of the dorms, which creates a slower response time than possible, so that could be something that they could improve upon. The is also a parking lot referred to as the "rape lot" due to attacks committed there, faculty members that I spoke to about this were against the nickname and wished students would call it by its given name. Overall, I think that the health and safety of students is important to staff and students.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: My freshman year housing was not as great as it could have been. I lived in Binnewies, which turned out to be more of the party dorm, an activity I did not participate in. Since everyone there was so interested in partying, I only found a few people on my floor who were friendly to non-party goers like myself. I know that my friend lived in Young and made great friends on her floor! A lot of it depends on the CA's as well, my CA's did no group activities, other than our mandatory meetings, while my friends CA's did activities all the time, making it easier to meet friends and have something fun to do together. I did choose one of the cheaper dorms, and got what I paid for, the ceilings are low, so if you loft your bed all the way, you will hit your head when you sit up. In the newer dorms, you will receive carpeting, in most, and the ceilings are much higher. The new dorms also have convenient kitchen areas while the one in Binnewies was in the basement and you had to obtain a key to even use anything. If you can afford the newer dorms, I recommend them. The common area is much more homey and welcoming to students. I had some problems with my requested roommate and I being paired together, but there was a lot of mess ups in the housing department, all of which were taken care of, they just took some time. When applying for my sophomore housing, the housing department was VERY helpful, I was able to get a single room next to my friend and the process was very easy!

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am not involved in Greek Life, but one of my close friends is. She loves her chapter and is always participating in different activities for them! Whenever I see members of Greek Life around campus, they seem to be fundraising or advocating for different programs. I think that they do great work, but am not interested in joining due to the cliques that can also be formed here. We have certain sororities and fraternities based on interests and values, which is a great bonus for those who want to rush! Almost all our Greek Life sectors have a house, two of which are newly done and look amazing.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: At Football games, the team and the fan support is amazing. Everyone comes together, no matter their differences, to cheer on our boys. We just redid our facilities and they look amazing, I can't wait to go to games this coming semester! Football is the only sporting event I have attended so far, but I have heard great things about all of our athletic teams and intramurals are also highly talked about for those who do not want to compete at a college level.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love going here, the campus is beautiful no matter the season and all of the professors I have had have been very helpful!

4 College Junior

Party Scene: There are lots of on-campus activities/parties that don't include alcohol or drugs... and then there are a few off-campus parties that do include alcohol and drugs.

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4 College Junior

Party Scene: The parties that I have gone to have all been under control, I don't drink, and I've still had a good time. I would say most parties are fairly positive, on and off campus.

4 College Junior

Academics: As long as students keep up, ask questions, and don't fall behind or lost in the work making the grade is a challenge but no impossible.

4 College Junior

Diversity: The diversity on campus is large and great! Most everyone is very accepting of each other and friendly!

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: You don't see drugs much unless you hang with that kind of crowd. I would say 2 out of 5 people like to go to an occasional party or drink.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: It's awesome when your professor learns your name.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: I wish there was more advertisement off campus for internships/jobs etc.

3 College Senior

Campus Housing: It's a good experience but some places need some updating.

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