In College West, you’ll find a warm, close community that is quite welcoming, whether you’re a student at San Diego State University or not. Residents who make this neighborhood their home enjoy having lots to do and being centrally located to all that's great about life in San Diego.
The College West neighborhood sits on a plateau and is bordered by Kensington to the west and Talmadge to the east.
Much of the College Area, of which College West is a part, was developed in the 1930s around San Diego State College. Today, that college is known as San Diego State University. Housing in the area consists of campus apartments that support the university and single-family homes for those who may not attend but love the atmosphere.
San Diego is known for its diverse mix of neighborhoods—each of which has a style and personality all its own.