San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA
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Majors offered at San Francisco State University

Biggest majors
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Psychology, General
Communication, General

Academics at San Francisco State University

950-1160
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
17-23
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
23 to 1
Selectivity
Less Selective (72% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

San Francisco State University demographics

32% Hispanic
25% Asian
19% White
6% Black
6% Multiracial
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Common careers for San Francisco State University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Software Engineer100k
Senior Accountant88k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)83k
Executive Assistant78k
Operations Manager74k
Staff Accountant67k
Office Manager57k
Based on 18,326 student responses
58.2kAvg. Early Career Pay
100.8kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
51%in High-Meaning careers
14%in STEM careers

Net price of attending San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University financial aid

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Student reviews of San Francisco State University

by Bold.org students

4.1

5

4

3

2

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Recommended by

93% of students

Known for

LGBTQ+ friendly
Close to activities in a city
Accessible and helpful professors
Diverse and Inclusive
Welcoming student body

3.0

WHAT I LIKED

Diverse student body. Great opportunities to join clubs and other social organizations. Students can access health services‚ gym‚ as well as Gator groceries (box of free food) for those facing food insecurity.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

SF State is a commuter school‚ so you definitely have to put yourself out there and actively find events if you want to maximize your college experience.

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I'm a remote student, but I find their professors and staff to be really supportive.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Leonor Bright
Liberal Arts and Humanities
Communications
Journalism
Music + 1 other

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

What I like about San Francisco State University is that I finally have a place where I fit in. I feel like I belong here, which is something that I have not felt in a really long time. Everyone is so chill and accepting of each other, and it is amazing!

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The only thing that I don't like is the minor inconvenience of my on-campus apartment building being on the opposite side of campus where my classes are. But it really is not that bad.

Diya Tamrakar
Photography and Photo Editing
Graphic Design
Animation
Anime + 13 others

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

There is always something fun going on around the campus to get involved in the school or club activities.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I can’t think of any.

carolina rosas
Soccer
Baseball

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I'm currently attending San Francisco State and it's been one of the best decisions I've made. the state has helped me overcome obstacles and has also improved my skills while I've attended. teachers are very flexible and understanding, and the campus is filled with amazing peers and staff.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Jacklyn Lamb
American Sign Language (ASL)

3.0

WHAT I LIKED

I think San Francisco State University is a nice school with respectful teachers and the learning environment is safe. I am happy with the education I’m receiving academically.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The biggest issue with the experience of being a student here is the cost of living. There aren’t many resources that help you financially. However, other resources are extremely helpful such as advising and the DPRC. I like this school's academics, the cost is just too high.

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