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#256 Overall Influence #255 Desirability Rank

San Francisco State University

University in San Francisco, California

From Wikipedia

San Francisco State University is a public university in San Francisco. As part of the 23-campus California State University system, the university offers 118 different bachelor's degrees, 94 master's degrees, and 5 doctoral degrees along with 26 teaching credentials among six academic colleges.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

31,430

Acceptance

84%

Graduation Rate

55%

Median SAT Score

1045

Median ACT Score

20

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$5,742

Fees (in-state)

$1,264

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$54,700

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

25K

Under-Grads

23K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco CA 94132

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

8 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

What is San Francisco State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#110 World Rank
Literature
#225 World Rank
Business
#212 World Rank
Philosophy
#196 World Rank
Computer Science
#224 World Rank
Education
#233 World Rank
Political Science
#148 World Rank
Communications
#224 World Rank
History
#72 World Rank
Sociology
#541 World Rank
Engineering
#572 World Rank
Biology
#273 World Rank
Psychology
#608 World Rank
Medical
#529 World Rank
Mathematics
#147 World Rank
Anthropology
#572 World Rank
Physics
#538 World Rank
Economics
#131 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1058 World Rank
Religious Studies
#158 World Rank
Social Work
#487 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1594 World Rank
Chemistry
#995 World Rank
Nursing

Other areas of influence

#443 World Rank
Law

Influential People

Who are San Francisco State University's Most influential alumni?

San Francisco State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Literature, and Criminal Justice

R. Paul Butler

R. Paul Butler

American astronomer

Sherrie Tucker

Jazz scholar

Siobhan Brooks

American sociologist

Kirk Hammett

Kirk Hammett

American guitarist

Gerta Keller

American geologist and paleontologist

Debra Fischer

Debra Fischer

Astronomer

Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

American historian of Polish descent

Aidan A. Kelly

American Wiccan priest

Nemesio Prudente

Filipino activist and academic

Sandra Good

Sandra Good

Follower of Charles Manson

George Duke

American keyboardist, composer, singer-songwriter and record producer

Frances Mayes

American university professor and writer