San Francisco State University - USA

1600 Holloway Avenue,SAN FRANCISCO,California,United States,94132

Year Of Estabishment



3,479 (Approx)

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent



College Address

1600 Holloway Ave

College website

College Contact

+1 415-338-1111




No.of students

20,000 and above


Aug/Sep 2015






San Francisco State University is also known as SF State and SFSU it is situated in San Francisco, California, United States. This university is a public Comprehensive University. It was founded in 1899 with the motto in Latin ?Experientia Docet? in English ?Experience Teachers?. San Francisco State University is recognized by the Western Association of Schools and colleges and a member of the California State University System. This campus contains retail shops, restaurants, a theatre complex and many more facilities.

According to Times Higher Education this university ranked overall 6.4, in teaching it is ranked 5.5 and the research is ranked 6.7 in the world universities. It is also ranked for its engineering program 226 in the United States and ranked 24 in California.



The san Francisco State University Campus takes over 141 acres of land in a beautiful spot of the san Francisco, this campus contains many building like city eats dining centre, Mary park hall, science and technology theme community, the tower at centennial, humanities building, university park north, residential halls and Facilities. There is a historical site also, which is known as downtown campus. It is famous for its eye popping glass ceiling atrium. The environment of the campus is very dynamic.



Some of the schools/college

  • Liberal & Creative Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Health and Social Sciences
  • Science and Engineering



There are various academic and non academic departments.

  • Academic Affairs
  • Audio Visuals
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Advertising
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Administration and finance
  • Counselling And Psychological
  • Health and Social Science


Teaching standards

The faculty members are always ready to help the students and solve their problems. All these members are highly educated and they are professional in their fields, The cinema department of the university is one of the nation?s top film school according to Entertainment Weekly in 2000. The students of this department have worked in many films like, The return of the king and The lord of the ring etc. 



This university offer 118 Bachelor degree, 94 Master?s degrees and 5 Doctoral programs with well qualified faculty members.

  • Accounting
  • Animation
  • Arts
  • History
  • Biology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication
  • Chinese
  • Dance
  • Finance


Student facilities

The student lifestyle is really very active because of the number of facilities and activities are available for students. If any student wants to participate in events/activities for this the university also provides many clubs and organization, these clubs and organizations organizes many events and activities. Some other important facilities are also provided by the university like Hosing, Emergency services, Meal plan, Counselling and Psychological services, bookstore and libraries, etc.



If the students want to live in university residence halls then they must apply for the accommodation services as soon as possible because San Francisco State University is really an amazing place where the residence halls are often full. Campus life provides students to grow, and learn together. They offer a variety of accommodation which helps the students to live comfortably.   



Some of the alumni are very famous and has worked in many renowned films like Titanic, The lord of the ring and Schindler?s list. Other alumni are working in various sectors like engineering, business, Photography etc. Some of the alumni are 

  • Debra Bloomfield is Artist, photographer
  • Chris Larsen is founder of E-Loan and Ripple Labs
  • Fred Rinne is Visual and performance artist
  • Ben Fong-Torres is writer, broadcaster, editor at Rolling Stone
  • James Brown (author) is American novelist



The university offers various types of scholarship programs to the students to help them in completing their studies. Some of the major scholarship programs are:-

  • Daniel Schirra memorial Scholarship
  • CFS/D Bookstore Scholarship
  • Lucy D. Enos Nursing Scholarship
  • Donna J. Cuneo Memorial Scholarship
  • Steven R. Pease Memorial Scholarship

Students must apply for the scholarships if they find themselves eligible.

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

19 Jan

Bachelor of Arts in Latina/Latino Studies

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

19 Jan

Bachelor of Arts in Art: Concentration in Studio Art

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

19 Jan

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Concentration in Accounting

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

19 Jan

Bachelor of Arts in Drama

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

19 Jan

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Studies

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

19 Jan
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