San Francisco State University Comparison

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Overview

San Francisco State
Location San Francisco, CA
Setting Large City
Enrollment 27,349
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #662
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website sfsu.edu
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Costs

San Francisco State
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

San Francisco State
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 31,430
Admitted 26,431
Acceptance Rate 84.1%
Enrolled % 10.5%
Avg High School GPA 3.31
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 16/23
SAT Range 930/1130
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline May 1, 2023

Academics

San Francisco State
Student to Faculty Ratio 22:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (22%)
  • Social Sciences (9%)
  • Communication (9%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (9%)
  • Psychology (7%)

Outcomes

San Francisco State
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

Diversity

San Francisco State
% Men 43%
% Women 57%
Racial Diversity Very High
HBCU No
% White 21%
% Black 5%
% Hispanic 29%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 6%
% International 6%
% Unknown Race 5%

Students

San Francisco State
% In-State 97%
% Out-of-State 1%

Campus

San Francisco State
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/