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San Diego State – an elite school

There are SO many problems with this that I don't know where to begin. First of all, you are mixing stats from different categories. Your "roughly 93,600" is actually 92,628, which is ALL classes of applicants, and your "enrolled about 9100", well I have no idea how you arrived at that number. They actual number of those enrolled, using those 92,628 total applicants is 10,522. You also seem to be confused about something else. The number of students SDSU can admit and teach, as defined by the resident target enrollments, is contingent upon the amount of state funding allocated. SDSU is given an enrollment target for in-state students every year, and the state only provides funding to teach the targeted number of students. For that reason, SDSU currently enrolls the number of students funded. Yes, SDSU receives a lot of applications. It's San Diego, so what do you expect. But enrollment is based on funding from the state. SDSU allowed 11.3% of the qualified applicants to enroll because that is how many funding would allow. That is no different than any other school in the system. For example, CSULB had more applicants, 102,905, and more enrollments, 10153. That is about a 9.8% rate. So I guess that CSULB is ""elite" also? BTW, you should be careful about cherry picking articles to prove a point. That same publication produced a list for that year of the top 100 colleges with the lowest acceptance rates. Stanford, where my daughter went to grad school, was tied for third with Harvard, with a 5% acceptance rate. Guess which San Diego school was NOT in the top 100!!!
— August 24, 2019 2:08 a.m.

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