San Francisco State University is a public, state college in the city of San Francisco, California. SF State was founded in 1899. The college enrolls around 27,075 students a year, including 24,025 undergrads.
It is moderately difficult to get into SF State. In 2022, SF State accepted 84% of applicants. In 2022, 31,430 students applied to SF State and 26,431 were admitted.
|San Francisco State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||84%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA not offered|
|Test Optional||May require tests|
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San Francisco State University is locatedin the city of San Francisco, California,.
If you are interested in seeing SF State for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 280 to San Francisco, or book a flight to the nearest airport, San Francisco International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what San Francisco State University and San Francisco are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SF State is Nov 30.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SF State is Nov 30.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at SF State is like? There are approximately 27,075 students enrolled at SF State, including 24,025 undergraduate students and 3,050 graduate students. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from CA and 1% percent of students are from other states.
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