At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1899
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $6,484
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

San Francisco, CA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

November 30

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 68%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 10%
  • Application Fee
  • $55
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

N/A

Top half of HS class

N/A

Top quarter of HS class

N/A

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 430-540
  • Math
  • 430-550
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 18-24
  • English
  • 16-24
  • Math
  • 17-24
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 68%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 10%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 25,945

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$6,484

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,900

books and supplies

$13,882

room and board

$22,266

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$17,644

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,900

books and supplies

$13,882

room and board

$33,426

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $9,598
  • $30-$48K
  • $11,085
  • $48-$75K
  • $15,294
  • $75-$110K
  • $19,531
  • $110 & UP
  • $21,936
Financial aid

76%

Receiving Financial Aid

48%

Receiving Federal Grants

41%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: November 30

Student Life

Student Body

25,945

Total undergrad enrollment

3,100

Total grad students

1%

Out-of-state

96%

In-state

3%

International
Students

  • 56%

    FEMALE

  • 44

    MALE
Organizations

206

Student Organizations

11

Fraternities

17

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

9%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 27%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 5%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 30%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 19%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

23:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

856

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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