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San Francisco State University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
D
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
15%
Average Housing Costs
$13,882/ year
Poll
32%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.173 responses
Poll
41%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.316 responses

Food

Campus Food
B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,304/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 472 responses
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  • Cesar Chavez Building
    24%
  • Cafe Rosso
    14%
  • Ike's Sandwiches
    11%
  • I wish the Cesar Chavez building had meal plans.
    9%
  • Village Market
    6%
  • Bricks
    6%
  • City eats dining hall
    5%
52%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.187 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
C+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 179 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    16%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    60%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    19%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    5%

Safety

Safety
C+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
77%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.218 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 149 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    38%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    46%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    11%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    5%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 169 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    15%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    45%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    16%
  • Not very visible.
    15%
  • We have campus police?
    8%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 295 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    1%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    10%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    56%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    33%
Men's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Track and Field: X-Country, Wrestling, Baseball, Soccer
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 183 responses
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  • Weekly farmers market
    17%
  • Rush Week
    14%
  • Therapy dogs
    13%
  • Not many events
    13%
  • Concerts
    9%
  • Pride
    8%
  • Hardly, Strictly Bluegrass Festival
    8%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 192 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    17%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    21%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    23%
  • Parties? What parties?
    36%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 77 responses
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  • It all depends on what kind of crowd you're into
    30%
  • Not a big party scene on campus
    25%
  • Holloween
    18%
  • 4/20
    14%
  • Pride
    5%
  • My party i threw!
    4%
  • The week before finals
    3%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
2%
Women in Sororities
5%
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.254 responses
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