San Francisco State University

#431 in Best National University Ranking
Sacramento, California Location
Public University Type

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

Composition of Undergraduate Students

84.09% Acceptance Rate
31430 Students Applied
26431 Students got Accepted

An acceptance rate of 84.09% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

Composition of Graduate Students

3325 Students Enrolled (On-campus & Online)
2418 Students enrolled exclusively in distance education
664 Students enrolled in at least one distance education course
930 Students enrolled in top 6 Masters degree program
72 Total Graduate Programs Specialization
What is the admission policy at San Francisco State University?

San Francisco State University has an open admission policy. It will accept any student who applies.


San Francisco State University has been ranked 431


Acceptance Rate: 84.09%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $17,944

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $18,886

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