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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend SF State.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at SF State. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend SF State and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend SF State in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at SF State.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at SF State – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at SF State and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at SF State finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at SF State.

  • Public Good

San Francisco State University

A San Francisco State of Mind...

San Francisco State University, located in one of the world's most vibrant and beautiful cities, is a recognized leader in addressing issues both global and close to home. In the global arena, SF State enrolls the largest number of international students at any comprehensive university in the U.S. With a diverse range of students from almost every state and nearly 100 countries, the University community is a perfect setting for learning to succeed in a pluralistic society and global economy. SF State's pioneering commitment to community and civic engagement is prevalent throughout the curriculum. Nearly 300 courses combine academic study with community involvement, and our location in a center of business, technology and culture provides a laboratory for community-service projects, work-study opportunities and internships.

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Living in the Gator Community

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SF State is an arts and culture center, with hundreds of workshops, guest lectures and exhibits held throughout the year. Events and exhibits feature the work of students and faculty members as well as professionals from outside the University community. In addition, more than 200 clubs and organizations help students explore their interests and connect with others and many fraternities and sororities are active on campus. Intercollegiate sports for women are basketball, cross-country, indoor and outdoor track and field, soccer, softball and volleyball. For men, SF State offers baseball, basketball, cross-country, soccer and wrestling. Intramural leagues, tournaments and recreational activities include basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, swimming, bowling, ultimate frisbee, water polo, softball, badminton, tennis and flag football.