School Overview

San Francisco State University is a Public, 4 years college located in San Francisco, California. San Francisco State ranked 54th in California Colleges and 16th in Federal Region IX.
It has a total enrollment of 27,349 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. It is a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. San Francisco State's acceptance rate is 93.00% last year (undergraduate school).
San Francisco State University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
Address1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryDoctoral/Research University
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of San Francisco State University is 93.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 12.00%. The application fees are $55 for undergraduate programs and $55 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate93.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)12.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$55
Graduate Application Fees$55

Tuition & Fees

San Francisco State's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,304 for California residents and $19,184 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $8,738 for California residents and $18,242 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,304$19,184
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,738$18,242
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 27,349 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 25,452 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. San Francisco State has 24,024 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,325 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students27,349
Undergraduate Students24,024
Graduate Students3,325
Online Enrollment25,452

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs171 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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