72%

Acceptance Rate

$9,252

Avg.Financial Aid

001154

FAFSA Code

About San Francisco State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

29,778

Website

www.sfsu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1600 Holloway Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4153381111
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, San Francisco State University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

30th Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

72%

SAT Range

950 - 1160

ACT Range

17 - 23

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $70. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 940-1150 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 17 might also given admission but the average ACT score at San Francisco State University is 20. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132. To gather more information, they can call them at (415) 338-1111.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$14,964

Average Annual Cost

$5,742

Books And Supplies

$2,002

Other Fees

$1,518

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,151

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,067

Total One Year Cost

$27,480

Before applying to SFSU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $33,807. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

23:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

80%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

48%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$702

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

1,410 Graduates

Biology, General

330 Graduates

Psychology, General

315 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

256 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

221 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

219 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

207 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

203 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

198 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

172 Graduates

Computer Science

156 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

156 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

140 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

121 Graduates

Political Science and Government

116 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

116 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

113 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

109 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

104 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

98 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

97 Graduates

History

80 Graduates

Sociology

77 Graduates

Journalism

73 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

69 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

68 Graduates

Civil Engineering

64 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

64 Graduates

Anthropology

61 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

61 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

59 Graduates

Economics

59 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

58 Graduates

Philosophy

42 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

40 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

36 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

34 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

33 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

33 Graduates

Music

28 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

28 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

26 Graduates

Mathematics

26 Graduates

Chemistry

25 Graduates

Social Work

25 Graduates

Computer Engineering

20 Graduates

Dance

19 Graduates

Physics

19 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

18 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

16 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

15 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

15 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

13 Graduates

Statistics

12 Graduates

Area Studies

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

6 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

6 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

3 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

Physical Sciences

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

26,531

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

43%

Full-time

84%

Part-time

16%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

17% White

4% Unknown

6% Black

34% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

8% Non Resident alien

25% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

97%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$77,496 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

15%

Averege Housing Cost

$9,192/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,656/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,656/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Gator

School Colors

purple and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

122

Total Female Athletes

137

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

25

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SFSU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $15,151 per year for living on campus. The students at San Francisco State University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,656 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 45% male and 55% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$49,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,879

$24,486

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$134 - 254

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

74%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,252

Students Receiving Federal Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,186

Students Receiving State Aid

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,332

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,669

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,245

$30K - $48K

$11,815

$48K - $75K

$7,832

$75K - $110K

$3,599

> $110K

$863

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$735,148

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$70,141

The financial aid department of San Francisco State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at San Francisco State University is around $5,703 and the federal grant is $5,341. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,487, while the institutional aid is $5,703. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at SFSU based on students' financial needs add up to $735,148 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $70,141.

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