School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of San Francisco State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132
Admission Information
Online Application
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of San Francisco State University is 92.92% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 12.20%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $70 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate92.92 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)12.20 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$70

Tuition & Fees

San Francisco State's 2023 tuition & fees is $7,524 for California residents and $19,404 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 1.15% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($19,184).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $8,958 for California residents and $18,462 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 1.21% compared to the last year's rate.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,524$19,404
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,958$18,462
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 26,899 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 14,003 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. San Francisco State has 23,424 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,475 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students26,899
Undergraduate Students23,424
Graduate Students3,475
Online Enrollment14,003

Degree Information and Campus Life

San Francisco State offers 182 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by San Francisco State
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs182 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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