San Francisco State University Comparison

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San Francisco State University
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Location San Francisco, CA
Setting Large City
Students 29,778
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $5,742
Tuition (Out of State) $17,622
Room & Board $15,151
Avg Net Price $15,166
Avg Grant Aid $9,433
% Receiving Grant Aid 70%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 67.3%
Avg High School GPA 3.2
Admissions Standards Very Easy
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 17/23
SAT Range 940/1150
Application Deadline May 1, 2022


Graduation Rate 46%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $52,600
Making Student Loan Payments 63%
Median Student Loan Debt $17,250
Median Loan Payment $178
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard