San Francisco, CA
San Francisco State University


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Recent Reviews

Dennrielle
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San Francisco State University is a great college with many resources at your fingertips. Professors maintain their office ho...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

San Francisco State University is a great college with many resources at your fingertips. Professors maintain their office hours and highly encourage their students to come to their office hours regardless of the type of assistance they need whether it be a small question or writing help. Though some classrooms are quite small, it allows for students to really grasp what they are learning being so close to the professor. With the bigger lecture halls, it seems as though it may be difficult to properly learn in such a wide space, professors often open class discussions and reserve some class time for any questions or clarifications on a specific point. While on-campus housing seems more convenient for those who are from far distances, the dorms feel detached from the campus itself. Though homely, it still has a large walking distance between the dorm and the classes which may be inconvenient for physically challenged students. SFSU offers off-campus housing which requires commute by bus, which again feels too detached from the "college life," and feels more like work rather than a proper college experience. There is a wide variety of choices of food to choose from, however, meal plans only include 3 locations on campus. Students may get tired easily of going to the same three places constantly, but unfortunately cannot eat more than they are given due to the limitations set by the meal plan. After eating, it is typical to make a trip to the restroom. The restrooms are cleaned regularly so there are rarely ever cleanliness problems, though the toilets are sometimes difficult to flush and the sink water in some building have a peculiar smell. In terms of extracurricular activities, there are many, but they are not well promoted. At the beginning of each semester, clubs have booths where they promote themselves and recruit new members. Other than that, during the rest of the semester it is unknown what is going on in school. Occasionally they are flyers and students spreading the words about events within their club, but not many put in the effort to get involved in extracurriculars. Fortunately enough, after a long day of class, there is a mall connected to the edge of campus, merely walking distance away which is a great place to relax and hang out with friends. Aside from that, right across from the mall there is access to a train station where students can take a short ride to downtown San Francisco where they can explore the city and enjoy the scenic view of the Golden Gate Bridge, go shopping in the larger-than-life outlets, or have a nice meal out of the variety of restaurants. Overall, SFSU is a decent school with their pros and cons here and there, but excels in resources and academics, and offers a selection of activities to do if you are willing to commute. The classrooms are not the best and the restrooms facilities are less than adequate, but the on or off campus housing are sufficient enough. This school deserves four stars because though it is great, it could be better.

Erika
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San Francisco State University teaches you how to be a responsible adult. it is easy to fall behind, but the system challenge...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

San Francisco State University teaches you how to be a responsible adult. it is easy to fall behind, but the system challenges you to get your life together. The campus has a ton of resources that you must have to figure out on your own, which takes up a lot of time, but when there is a will, there is a way. Overall, SFSU is a great campus and there are definitely a ton of opportunities (academically and professionally) if you are open to them!

A.
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Great timing with classes as an undergraduate. Classes are too late for graduate students, although, it is understandable why...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Great timing with classes as an undergraduate. Classes are too late for graduate students, although, it is understandable why they are late. I wish they take into consideration our commute time, too.

James
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Very welcoming atmosphere. The weather is a big downer though, especially if you’re not from the Bay Area. It is mostly cloud...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Very welcoming atmosphere. The weather is a big downer though, especially if you’re not from the Bay Area. It is mostly cloudy but it’s something a cozy sweater could fix. Facilities are nice and the campus layout is really easy to get to recognize.

Paige
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I really do enjoy my time at San Francisco State University. I have had only amazing professors and I have met great people. ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really do enjoy my time at San Francisco State University. I have had only amazing professors and I have met great people. The campus is super easy to access and it is near housing options. My one problem with it is the cost, which I can barely afford with the loans and jobs I have.

ashanti
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I am currently a new student that will be attending San Francisco State University, I have heard so many good things about th...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am currently a new student that will be attending San Francisco State University, I have heard so many good things about the school, for instance they have great internships and programs that I may be interested in joining while attending San Francisco University.

Linda
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I love this school. I am very happy with every professor that I have taken classes with. I have never felt unsafe around cam...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love this school. I am very happy with every professor that I have taken classes with. I have never felt unsafe around campus but there has been a few vandalism incidents, however school has reached out immediately to make sure that we all are aware of the situation. I live in Santa Clara and even though I have to commute, this school is really worth it. I do not regret choosing San Francisco State .

Alexes
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It is a very welcoming environment and much to do in the city. The teachers are very inspiring and helpful when students need...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a very welcoming environment and much to do in the city. The teachers are very inspiring and helpful when students need it. There are many groups and opportunities for almost any interest. I enjoy SFSU, it is just so expensive to stay more than one year.

Munira
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The reason I chose to attained SFSU is because of their diversity in culture, education, activities! Everyday you see new fac...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The reason I chose to attained SFSU is because of their diversity in culture, education, activities! Everyday you see new faces, new dances, new groups, and new helpers. Despite the commute I have to take, I look forward everyday to going because I feel like it’s home.

annie
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San Francisco State University is a cultural driven institution accepting of every student and their personalities. The prof...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

San Francisco State University is a cultural driven institution accepting of every student and their personalities. The professors and staff are always available through electronic or in-person communication which offers the students more motivation and inspiration to complete higher education. The educational and financial programs that the institution offers are outstanding with great opportunities for students as well.

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  • Enrollment
  • 25,945
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $6,484
  • Acceptance rate
  • 68%

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