San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 32146

Type: Public 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $6,468.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $24,206.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $35,366.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 430 550
SAT Math 440 560
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 70%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 47%
Average Federal Grant $4,725.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 38%
Average state aid $2,830.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 40%
Average institutional aid $5,362.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 46%
Average student loan $5,551.00
African-american/Black Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Apparel and Textiles
Applied Mathematics
Art/art Studies
Asian-american Studies
Behavioral Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration and Management
Chinese Language and Literature
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Design and Visual Communications
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature
Environmental Science
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences
Geology/Earth Science
German Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american/Chicano Studies
Hospitality Administration/Management
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial and Product Design
Industrial Technology/Technician
Interior Design
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Labor and Industrial Relations
Labor Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marine Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Museology/Museum Studies
Music Performance
Natural Sciences
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Political Science and Government
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Public Administration
Public Health
Radio and Television
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Urban Studies/Affairs
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
Women's Studies

California Scholarships

Chevron MIS Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate junior or senior and graduate students attending California State University-Sacramento part- or full-time, majoring in Business Administration. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Graduate students must have classified graduate standing; senior and classified graduate students must have at least one semester remaining at the time of the award. Number of awards and award amount varies. more...
Maria Rodriguez-Keeley Business Scholarship
Scholarship for college juniors or seniors enrolled full-time at San Jose State University College of Business majoring in Business. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
CAHPERD Scholarship in Honor of Robert A. Mott
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending California Polytechnic State University who are majoring in Kinesiology. Preference given to the incoming president of CAHPERD. It is recommended that applicants file the FAFSA as most awards are need based. Number of awards and award amount may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Barbara Lee Crocker Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending California State University-Sacramento, majoring in Education. Due date, number of awards and award amount varies. more...
Friends of Gary Unruh Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time at California State University-Fresno College of Arts and Humanities majoring in Music. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA over the last two years of academic instruction and exceptional aptitude in the choral field. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Thomas J. Peterson Scholarship in Business Administration
Annual award for graduate student attending the University of Southern California full-time, enrolled in the Marshall School of Business. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, proven ability and commitment to advance LGBT issues in a business and management setting, either through academic accomplishments, community participation or prior professional employment. Award amount varies. more...
Morris Horowitz Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students attending the University of Southern California full-time. Applicants must have academic achievement and be in good standing with the university. Due date, number of awards and award amount varies. more...
Chicano Latino Faculty & Staff (CLFSA) Association Scholarship
Annual award for an undergraduate or graduate student attending California State University-Fullerton full-time. Award recognizes outstanding academic performance, leadership and service. Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA for undergraduates or a 3.2 GPA for graduate students, demonstrated leadership, active involvement in the community and/or campus organizations, and financial need. Candidates must also have demonstrated commitment and significant contributions to the Latino community. more...
Orfalea Scholarship for College Students
Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, Cuesta College, Allan Hancock College. Students must have a documented learning disability; OR be majoring in Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Social Work, Psychology/Counseling or any Health field; OR pursuing a career in Early Childhood Education or Teaching; OR were consistently employed during school; OR from a single parent household; OR have parents that are employed as Nurses, Teachers, or at a Non-profit agency; OR completed the Montana Yellowstone Expeditions summer program. Students must have financial need and a documented learning disability. Number of awards and award amount may vary. An essay and a copy of parent's federal income tax must be included with application packet. more...
Norma & Bob Der Mugrdchian Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full-time at California State University-Fresno College of Arts and Humanities majoring in Armenian Studies. Students must demonstrate financial need and academic achievement. Due date and number of awards may vary. more...

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