San Francisco State University Comparison

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San Francisco State University
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Location San Francisco, CA
Setting Large City
Students 27,349
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $5,742
Tuition (Out of State) $17,622
Room & Board $15,949
Avg Net Price $14,757
Avg Grant Aid $9,519
% Receiving Grant Aid 77%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 84.1%
Avg High School GPA 3.31
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 16/23
SAT Range 930/1130
Application Deadline May 1, 2022


Graduation Rate 46%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $52,600
Making Student Loan Payments 63%
Median Student Loan Debt $17,250
Median Loan Payment $178
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard