San Diego State University or SDSU for short is a public university in San Diego, California, and a part of the California State University system. The university has about 33,790 students. It was founded in 1897. The current president of the university is Elliot Hirshman.
The athletics teams of the university are called the Aztecs. They have 17 varsity teams, most of which compete in the Mountain West Conference (MW). Three teams have separate conference memberships in sports that the MW does not sponsor. The women's rowing team is a member of the American Athletic Conference, the men's soccer team plays in the Pacific-12 Conference, and the women's water polo team plays in the Golden Coast Conference.