San Francisco State University

General Information

Website www.sfsu.edu
Address 1600 Holloway Ave
City San Francisco
State CA
Zip 94132
Locale City: Large

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 80%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 17.8%
Five-year graduation rate 44.8%
Six-year graduation rate 53.6%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 6.5%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Doctoral/Research
Size: Number of Undergraduates 26,680
Endowment Assets $47,801,792
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
Accrediting Agency -
Net Price Calculator Website www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/NPC/npcalc.htm
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 37%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.23
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 485 (25th - 75th percentile = 430 - 540)
Median SAT Math 490 (25th - 75th percentile = 430 - 550)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 21.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 18 - 24)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 68.2%
In-State Tuition and Fees $6,484
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $17,644
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $25,232
Average Net Price After Grants $13,551
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $5,461
Median earnings 10 years after entry $49,200
Median debt of completers $16,712
Federal Loan Default Rate 4.8%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 46.3%
% Underrepresented Minority 36.2%
% Black 4.9%
% Latino 31.1%
% Native American 0.2%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.4%
% Asian 27.2%
% White 18.8%
% Two or More Races 5.9%
% Other 11.5%
% Noresident Aliens 7.3%
% Female 56.4%
% Male 43.6%
% Age 25 and Over 17.5%
% Part-time 17.1%