San Francisco State University Top Questions

What is the stereotype of students at your school?

Alex

All SFSU students are trendy hipsters who only care about protests

Katherine

It is a hippy school with lots of International Students. Most students are Asian. It is a commuter school.

James

Very liberal. A lot of people see us as loosely affiliated in the sense of school unity.

regina

that we lack academic standing. That students at sfsu are slackers.

Andy

SFSU is usually just dubbed as a commuter school where it is hard to meet people.

Blake

none that i heard of

Albert

commute school come to school for class, and leave right away

Tate

Diverse campus

Alex

We are laid back hippies, or lazy.

Kelly

Most of them are accounting students

Cameron

its diversity

Bevan

classes get full and packed EASY n FAST

Christian

I have no knowledge of any stereotypes.

Cody

That it is a school with poor academics that just about anyone can attend.

KJ

All asians, all commuters. Dirty Campus.

christine

I believe that SFSU students are generally stereotyped as being the odd balls in which are completely anti-social and unfriendly.

Andy

There are so many party girls and boys

Andy

There are so many party girls and boys

Casey

1) SFSU is overfilled and hard to get classes. 2) SFSU students are lazy and don't study hard.

Justine

One stereotype about SFSU include that all students are very liberal. A stereotype about all California State University in general is that we are only attending a state college because we were not able to get admitted to a school within the university (UC) system due to inadequate grades.

Carson

SFSU is very liberal

Robin

SFSU students are lazy and not smart

Harper

open-minded and fun

Jessie

i dont know...maybe peaceful students?!?

Nancy

Students are very open to new ideas, the school is crap, the school is good,

Jefferson

They are hippies and everyone wants to get smashed every night. SFSU is a fun school to go to and give you a real college experience.

Aurelia

commuter school.

Christina

I don't really hear any stereotypes about SFSU students.

Kendall

San Francisco State University is known as a commuter school, the image of students at school have this tendency to look cold and unfriendly. The academic reputation at SFSU is not like UC Berkley or any other top ranked universities, so people automatically believe the education here at SFSU is cheap.

ron

I'm not sure, but stereotypes are exist in sfsu.

david

open campus, diverisfied

Jesse

i'm not sure... that they live in SF?

Rory

There isn't much stereotypes in SFSU compare to other university but people tend to feel Asian would do good in classes. Also, other people do feel SFSU isn't as good as other schools. For instance, accounting is one of the SFSU strongest program and yet alot of companies don't recognize our potential.

Gene

very liberal. average student

Alex

nothing... I haven't heard anything.

Toby

Lot of them are homosexuals

Kendall

It's a commuter school. You definitely get a range of people as students.

candice

A stereotype about SFSU is that they are very liberal.

Eric

Its hard to meet people because its a commuter school. There are a lot of squares. Classes are hard to get.

Jay

The girls are cute but stuck-up. SFSU is good for the nursing and business program.

Brian

Being that many consider SFSU as a second tier school, there is a stereotype that SFSU students lack intelligence.

Misha

Very liberal vegans.

Philip

Politically active Diverse

Brett

Communter school. Students have to work a lot and go to school a lot.

Shawn

1) SFSU accepts students that do poorly in school either in high school or in a two year community college.

Sam

We are typically dubbed as a very diverse set of students where it is hard to meet other individuals.

Chris

Strictly a commuter school with no good social life, lack of community, anti-Israel sentiments

Casey

The same stereotypes that people have about San Francisco...that we are all extremists, homosexuals, hippies, foreigners, etc...As a Cal State school, people probably think we do not have as much money as our UC counterparts.

Kyle

I honestly don't know any of the stereotypes. I'd guess they'd have to deal with how undemanding the school workload is, and how diverse the students are.

Charlie

We're open minded liberal San Francisco types, often times associated with homosexuality, sex drugs and rock n' roll in general. We're all into protesting and being politically active. Then there are some people that think we're not as intelligent because we're at a state school. Then people believe it is a school full of commuters.

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