San Diego State University sits within a short 15-minute drive from downtown San Diego, the Pacific Ocean, and the mountains. Known for its perfect year round climate and miles of sandy beaches, San Diego boats an average daily temperature of 21C/70F. With the location and temperature come unlimited options for outdoor recreation, arts and culture, shopping, dining and nightlife and more. Known as “America’s Finest City”, San Diego is the second largest city in California and borders the Pacific Rim and Mexico. This prime location cultivates a dynamic and diverse cultural center providing endless opportunities for valuable experiences and learning.