Study in the heart of San Francisco - the hub of innovation and entrepreneurship. We offer free and personal study counseling and help you with all the practicalities such as financing, application, housing and scholarships if you wish to study one of the following at San Francisco State University:
- Short English courses
- Study Abroad (a semester or two)
- Master or Certificates
- PhD (but only limited fields)
You can study practically anything at the San Francisco State University e.g. Business, Marketing, Medicine, Performing Arts or Graphic Design, Veterinary Science and much more. Tell us about your study of interest and we tell you how you can finance your studies in San Francisco, how to apply for scholarships, how to find housing and help you with the application process of course. Our study guidance is free of charge.
San Francisco State University is ranked as one of the world's best universities. Student life in San Francisco is amazing, and we can assure you that you'll have the time of your life in one of the most vibrant and international cities in the USA.
5 good reasons to study at San Francisco State University
- You'll be part of an amazing team! Former graduates of San Francisco State University are leaders in journalism, film, business, creative writing, science, technology, education and in governments. Altogether, former students at SFSU have won: 16 Oscars, 10 Grammys, 48 Emmys, and 12 Tonys. A lot of former graduates are currently employed at Apple, Google, Oracle, Wells Fargo and Genentech.
- Small class sizes - approximately 30 students in each class meaning one-on-one time with the professors.
- Possibility to apply for student accommodation on-campus or get help finding accommodation off-campus
- There are more than 200 on-campus clubs meaning you can do your sports or hobby after classes with your new friends
- SFSU is located only 20 minutes from Union Square and all the shopping
Courses and Subjects you can study at San Francisco State University
San Francisco State University offers more than 77 degrees and more than 500 courses, meaning there is something for anyone. No matter what you dream of studying — whether it’s in science, business, health care, the arts or public service — you can make your dream a reality at San Francisco State University. Some examples are:
Accounting, American Indian Studies, Animation, Anthropology, Art, Asian American Studies, Communication, Biology, Broadcast & Electronics, Communication Arts, Business, Cinema, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Dance, Digital Media Production, Ecology, Economics, Education, History, Film & Media, Hospitality, Marketing, Management, Journalism, and even Marine Biology and Zoology
Living in San Francisco
Living and studying in San Francisco is a unique opportunity and a chance not to miss. San Francisco is a buzzing city and not too big, as you can either walk around or use the public transportation system (bart), the tram and busses which all run very smoothly. Uber is also a great way to get around in San Francisco. San Francisco has some great areas that you should explore: Mission (young, hip and edgy), The Marina (colorful houses and hip cafés), Haight Street (old and hipster SF), Fillmore Street (for shopping). Marin County across the Golden Gate Bridge is a gorgeous area. Berkeley, 30 minutes by public transport from San Francisco, is also a very cosy town with a lot of young people and funny houses. A great area for a day off.
San Francisco State University Rankings
SFSU has been ranked #1 most diverse large university in the US and #3 in the West for campus diversity, one of the top 10% of all business schools globally, top 25 Film School in the U.S. and ranked Top 25 Universities in the U.S, just to name a few. In short, studying at San Francisco State University means an investment in yourself and your future career.
Housing at San Francisco State University
It is possible to apply for on-campus accommodation at the university. If you wish you can also find your own off-campus accommodation which can be a shared apartment with other students or your own apartment. There are many possibilities and your personal study advisor will tell you more about your options for finding student accommodation in San Francisco.