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San Francisco State Student Outcomes

San Francisco, California

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
51% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for San Francisco State University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 12% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 34% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 46% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from San Francisco State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. San Francisco State University is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$52,600 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending San Francisco State University
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $39,300 per year
after 7 years $43,300 per year
after 8 years $45,300 per year
after 9 years $48,700 per year
after 10 years $52,600 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former San Francisco State University students who are working and no longer in school is $52,600, which is 53% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$17,250
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
37%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$178 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
63% vs. 47% national average

If you are having trouble affording your San Francisco State student loan debt, explore your options.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=122597 IPEDS survey data for San Francisco State University.