San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111 |

A lot happens on this bustling urban campus of 30,000 students. Between classes you can take part in one or more of SF State's many clubs, organizations, fraternities or sororities. San Francisco State is a student-centered university, providing many support services from child care to disability assistance. The University offers a full range of cultural and performing arts events throughout the year, as well as athletic events, lectures and workshops. And once you're enrolled as a student on campus, be sure to check out SF State's career planning resources to help you get that great job after graduation.A premiere comprehensive university, San Francisco State attracts world-class faculty dedicated to the pursuit of excellent teaching, the development of students' potential, and the advancement of discovery, understanding and expression. Winners of prestigious teaching awards, professional honors and competitive fellowships, our faculty advance teaching, research and society.


In-State Undergraduate: $6,476
Out-of-State Undergraduate: $17,636
Average Textbooks: $1,789

In-State Graduate: $6,738
Out-of-State Graduate: $15,666
Student Count

Undergraduate: 25,938
Graduate: 3,527
GI Bill Students: 491

Male: 42.6%
Female: 57.4%


Religious: No Religious Affiliation
Ethnicity: No ethnic affiliation
Gender: Coed School

School information

Duration: 4 Year
College Type: Public
Setting: Urban
Accreditation: Regional
Calendar: Semesters

Online Undergraduate Courses: Yes
Online Graduate Courses: Yes

Avg. accepted score

SAT Math: 500
SAT Critical Reading: 490
ACT: 21


Admissions Info

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132

(415) 338-1111
College Website

Veteran Affairs Info

Renee Monte
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132

(415) 338-3982
No Fax Number Listed
College Website

Military Offerings
Military/Veteran Support
B.A.H $4,149
Campus SVA Chapter yes
Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus yes
Signed VA Principles Of Excellence yes
Club/Association For Veterans yes
Veteran Upward Bound Program no
8 Keys to Veterans' Success yes
Offers ROTC Program yes
Member of S.O.C no
Academic Support
Offers College Credit for Military Experiences yes
Awards Credit For CLEP Exam yes
Awards Credit For DSST Exam yes
Financial Support
Comply with The Veteran's Choice Act yes
Approved for TA Funding yes
Yellow Ribbon Program no
Scholarships for Military no
Reduced Tuition for Military no
Majors Offered
  • A Associates
  • B Bachelors
  • BC Post B.A Certificate
  • M Masters
  • MC Post M.A Certificate
  • D Doctorate
  • African-American/Black Studies B
  • American Indian/Native American Studies B
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization B
  • Anthropology B M
  • Apparel and Textiles, General B
  • Applied Mathematics, General B
  • Art/Art Studies, General B M
  • Asian-American Studies B M
  • Behavioral Sciences M
  • Biochemistry B
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General B M
  • Biomedical Sciences, General M
  • Business Administration and Management, General B M
  • Chemistry, General B M
  • Chinese Language and Literature B M
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production M
  • Civil Engineering, General B
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General B M
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist B M
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General B M
  • Comparative Literature B M
  • Computer Engineering, General B
  • Computer Science B M
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services M
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies B
  • Dance, General B
  • Design and Visual Communications, General B
  • Dietetics/Dietitian B
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General B M
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching B
  • Economics, General B M
  • Education, General M D
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General D
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering B
  • Engineering, General M
  • English Language and Literature, General B M
  • Environmental Science B
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other B M
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General B M
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies B M
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General M
  • French Language and Literature B M
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography M
  • Geography B M
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other B M
  • Geology/Earth Science, General B M
  • German Language and Literature B M
  • Gerontology M
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General B
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General B M
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies B
  • History, General B M
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General B
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies B M
  • Industrial Technology/Technician B
  • Industrial and Product Design B
  • Interior Design B
  • International Relations and Affairs B M
  • Italian Language and Literature B M
  • Japanese Language and Literature B M
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies B
  • Journalism B
  • Labor Studies B
  • Labor and Industrial Relations B
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B
  • Marine Sciences M
  • Mathematics, General B M
  • Mechanical Engineering B
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other B M
  • Museology/Museum Studies M
  • Music Performance, General B M
  • Music, General B M
  • Natural Sciences B
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies B M
  • Philosophy B M
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other B
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist M D
  • Physics, General B M
  • Political Science and Government, General B M
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing B
  • Psychology, General B M
  • Public Administration M
  • Public Health, General M
  • Radio and Television B
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other B M
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B M
  • Rhetoric and Composition B
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education M
  • Social Sciences, General B M
  • Social Work B M
  • Sociology B
  • Spanish Language and Literature B M
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric B M
  • Statistics, General B
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education B M
  • Urban Studies/Affairs B
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor M
  • Women's Studies B