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San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University is located in Sacramento, California.

It is ranked as #58 in Best Regional University in West Coast.

It is a public University.

San Francisco State University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at San Francisco State University for undergraduate program was 67.3%.

Last year, 34629 students applied for undergraduate program and 23307 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 67.3% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

3108 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

48 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 463 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

San Francisco State University had 29527 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

1051 students were enrolled in top 6 Masters degree programs.

San Francisco State University offers 71 graduate programs specialization.

San Francisco State University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is relatively easy.

The Museum Studies minor prepares students for the terminal M.A. degree in Museum Studies or for additional on-the-job training for work in museums. The graduate program also gives professional geoscientists an opportunity to update and upgrade their job skills. Graduates pursue a variety of jobs including teaching, early intervention, program administration, and non-profit work. Graduates take jobs in schools, adult rehabilitation centers, or work as private contractors.


San Francisco State University has been ranked 58.

Washington College rankings place San Francisco State University at number 226


Acceptance Rate: 84.09%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $16,680

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $17,622

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $9,251

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $5,935

San Francisco State University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Education : 126
Business Administration and Management -MBA : 93
Special Education and Teaching : 59
English Language and Literature : 50
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services : 45

San Francisco State University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 1443
Psychology : 405
Biology and Biological Sciences : 320
Criminal Justice : 246
Film/Cinema/Video Studies : 217