San Francisco State University
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San Francisco State University is a Public, 4 years college located in San Francisco, California. San Francisco State ranked 228th in National Universities and 59th in California Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 26,899 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. San Francisco State's acceptance rate is 92.92% last year (undergraduate school).
San Francisco State University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
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.
|Address||1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132|
|Net Price Calculator||https://financialaid.sfsu.edu/sites/default/files/finaid/NPC/index.html|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Research University (high research activity)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor'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 Rate||92.92 %|
|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.
|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)
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.
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
|Number of programs||182 Programs|
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|