San Francisco State University

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San Francisco State University

Four-Year School

Programs Offered

Bachelor's Degree, Certificate, ESL/English Program, Master's Degree
“Welcome to San Francisco State where we pride ourselves on providing all students access to a premier public education.” – Lynn Mahoney, Ph.D., President


San Francisco Bay

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San Francisco Bay


Office of Int'l Programs, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco CA 94132


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Top International Student Countries

China, India, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam

San Francisco State University

Get to know us

SF State is a fully accredited institution in the state of California that offers over 100 undergraduate and post-graduate major programs for you to choose from. The University is located in a quiet and safe residential neighborhood on the southwest corner of San Francisco, one of the most dynamic and culturally diverse cities in the United States. When you visit our campus for the first time, you will be surprised at how green and grassy it is. The Pacific Ocean is just a short distance away, and peaceful Lake Merced is right next door.

We are a small campus with a large student body in the middle of one of the most beautiful cities in the United States. With international students attending from over 100 different countries, walking across our campus is like walking across the world.

San Francisco State University is a sustainable campus