San Francisco State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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San Francisco, California Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$7,266

Avg in-state tuition

$19,146

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University is a large public university located on an urban campus in San Francisco, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 29,032, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 67%. The university offers 86 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 57%, and a student-faculty ratio of 22:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,266, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,146.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

67% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 67%

Retention Rate 80%

Graduation Rate 57%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 940-1150

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

Ways to Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

56%

Female Student Population

22:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

29k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

Hispanic

33%

Asian

25%

White

18%

Non-U.S. Citizen

8%

Black

6%

Two or more races

6%

Unknown

4%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

48% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

48%

State Grant Aid

63%

Institution Grant Aid

44%

Pell Grant

48%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,341
State Grant Aid $2,487
Institution Grant Aid $5,703
Pell Grant Aid $4,900

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships