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San Francisco State University
  • Graduate School
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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San Francisco State is a public graduate school in San Francisco, California. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 3,247 graduate students. The 63 graduate programs at San Francisco State University are all on-campus only and none are offered online. The most popular graduate school programs at San Francisco State University are Teaching, Business, and Special Education and Teaching. 39% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,247
Part-Time Grad Students
1,252
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
199
Racial Diversity
  • White
    36.2%
  • Asian
    19%
  • Hispanic
    17.2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    9.4%
  • Unknown
    8.4%
  • Multiracial
    5.5%
  • African American
    4%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Driven
    40%
  • Friendly
    40%
  • Organized
    10%
  • All of the Above!
    10%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 10 responses
  • Prepared me for the real world
    10%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    90%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
90%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 10 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 10 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 10 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 10 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    20%
  • $50K-$75K
    10%
  • $25K-$50K
    40%
  • <$25K
    30%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 10 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    10%
  • <$50K
    10%
  • Did not graduate yet
    80%
100%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 10 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$56,578
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,014
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,502,500
National
$217,500

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