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San Diego State sees record number of fall 2022 applicants

San Diego State University, which is one of the 23 California State University campuses, announced Friday that it set a new record for the number of applications from first-year undergraduates for fall 2022.

The university received 76,792 applications from all 50 states and 74 countries. Including transfer students, San Diego State has received 99,027 applications, which is also a record high. The application period was extended last year to Dec. 15 to support families dealing with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Including more than 7,000 graduate school applications, the university has received a total of more than 106,000 for the upcoming fall. All students will be notified in March about their admission status.

“This is an incredibly positive testament to the resilience of students and their families, as well as the value they place on higher education,” San Diego State President Adela de la Torre said. “A record number of San Diegans, Californians, and students everywhere see SDSU as their pathway for a brighter future.”