San Francisco State University

country rank  111
world rank  212

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University Overview

Established in 1899, San Francisco State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of San Francisco (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, San Francisco State University (SFSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. San Francisco State University (SFSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 120 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SFSU
Founded 1899
Motto Experientia Docet
Experience Teaches
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
94132 California
United States
T +1 (415) 338 1111
F +1 (415) 338 2514

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco 94132
+1 (415) 338 6486

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to San Francisco State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • California State University System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019