Colleges in San Francisco, California Statistics

San Francisco is a city in California. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 3,592,294 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, twenty-two colleges are active for serving college programs in San Francisco, California. In addition, there are 49 colleges located within 30 miles from San Francisco.
By school types, there are four public and eighteen private schools. By school levels, there are thirteen 4-years (or high) schools, five 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and four less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
Nineteen schools offer undergraduate programs and twelve schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in San Francisco, California is $26,144 for California residents and $27,472 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 65.83% and the average SAT score is 1,138. A total of 90,089 students enrolled in schools in San Francisco, California, of which 7,725 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

Colleges in San Francisco, Comparison Table

The following table lists 22 colleges located in San Francisco and 28 schools near San Francisco, California ordered by distance from San Francisco. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From San FranciscoUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
University of California-San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Public, 4 years
four-years
0.99 miles-3,114--$28,092--
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.47 miles$52,48210,71375%13 to 1$26,71064.00%1,230
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
San Francisco, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.83 miles$49,05039861%8 to 1$49,05048.00%-
California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.96 miles$20,9801,452-12 to 1$22,188--
City College of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
2.14 miles$8,31727,00835%24 to 1---
University of California-Hastings College of Law
San Francisco, CA
Public, 4 years
four-years
2.28 miles-1,002--$53,772--
San Francisco Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology Inc
San Francisco, CA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
2.44 miles$22,33121563%10 to 1---
California College of the Arts
San Francisco, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.51 miles$51,1371,80564%11 to 1$53,79585.00%-
FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.88 miles$32,64521871%11 to 1-41.00%-
American Conservatory Theater
San Francisco, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.00 miles$30,80046-6 to 1$30,456--
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA
Public, 4 years
four-years
3.04 miles$18,88629,77857%23 to 1$17,94467.00%1,045
Bay Area Medical Academy
San Francisco, CA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
3.12 miles$14,95815272%20 to 1---
Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.19 miles$24,66410,61645%14 to 1$27,688--
Cinta Aveda Institute
San Francisco, CA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
3.20 miles$22,57521670%10 to 1---
Golden Gate University-San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.33 miles$16,0952,515-14 to 1$19,705--
San Francisco Film School
San Francisco, CA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
3.35 miles$41,9004586%6 to 1---
Presidio Graduate School
San Francisco, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.52 miles$28,864120--$27,200--
Miami Ad School-San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Private, 2-4 years
valid
3.53 miles$19,40053-9 to 1---
San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.57 miles$46,06438146%9 to 1$48,25090.00%-
Blush School of Makeup
San Francisco, CA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
3.58 miles$10,3751675%5 to 1---
Hilltop Beauty School
Daly City, CA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
3.65 miles$13,4959657%15 to 1---
Unitek College
South San Francisco, CA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
6.94 miles$35,28417588%10 to 1---
Skyline College
San Bruno, CA
Public, 4 years
four-years
8.80 miles$10,1649,01436%25 to 1---
College of Alameda
Alameda, CA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
9.11 miles$7,5276,38927%27 to 1---
University of California-System Administration Central Office
Oakland, CA
Public, 4 years
four-years
9.91 miles-------
Lincoln University
Oakland, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
10.05 miles$11,39057378%18 to 1$9,830--
Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences
Oakland, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
10.07 miles$17,390103--$17,991--
SAE Expression College
Emeryville, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
10.25 miles$23,39960357%15 to 1---
Laney College
Oakland, CA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
10.25 miles$7,52710,40424%28 to 1---
Peralta Community College System Office
Oakland, CA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
10.27 miles-------
National Holistic Institute
Emeryville, CA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
10.35 miles$15,8201,11569%17 to 1---
Samuel Merritt University
Oakland, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
10.63 miles$50,1382,054-10 to 1$51,885--
Moler Barber College
Oakland, CA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
10.88 miles$19,94227363%21 to 1---
Avalon School of Cosmetology-Alameda
Alameda, CA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
10.92 miles$8,70011867%22 to 1---
Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.09 miles$13,78590--$13,856--
International College of Cosmetology
Oakland, CA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
12.22 miles$2,25022666%11 to 1---
Berkeley City College
Berkeley, CA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
12.30 miles$7,5276,05338%31 to 1---
Institute of Buddhist Studies
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.32 miles$19,19922--$18,720--
California Jazz Conservatory
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.40 miles$21,10054-6 to 1-100.00%-
American Baptist Seminary of the West
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.69 miles$18,74551--$19,276--
University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Public, 4 years
four-years
12.79 miles$44,06642,50193%20 to 1$29,34716.00%1,430
Pacific School of Religion
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.88 miles$13,37395--$13,682--
Graduate Theological Union
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.89 miles$21,382196--$20,750--
Church Divinity School of the Pacific
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.95 miles$16,79987--$17,660--
The Wright Institute
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.95 miles$37,649483--$37,650--
Starr King School for the Ministry
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.95 miles$23,24986--$23,270--
Zaytuna College
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
13.00 miles$19,2504358%3 to 1$27,842--
Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology
Berkeley, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
13.02 miles$19,19957--$18,580--
Oikos University
Oakland, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
13.34 miles-86-25 to 1-43.00%-
Holy Names University
Oakland, CA
Private, 4 years
four-years
14.31 miles$40,90496048%7 to 1$18,59063.00%800
Average-$27,47290,08965%12 to 1$33,73865.83%1,138