SF State Student Information

Federal regulations require all campuses to provide specified information to prospective and current students, staff, and the general public. Listed below are those items that must be available for review per federal regulation.

Your Right To Know

The federal Higher Education Act, the federal Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), and regulatory guidance provided in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) requires direct individual notices of prescribed information to certain target audiences including prospective students, currently enrolled students, current employees, parents, coaches and counselors of prospective student-athletes, and the general public. Disclosures are to include crime/security statistics, student completion/graduation rates, FERPA privacy/security rights, financial aid program information, and gender-specific information on athletic participation and financial support.

Learn more about San Francisco State University using the information compiled below.

Financial Aid

Awarding, policy, dates, and scholarship information can be reviewed in the Office of Student Financial Aids' site.

Student Privacy Rights

SF State protects your right to the privacy of your confidential educational records; for details, visit our Privacy Rights Guide.

Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Disclosure

Enacted August 14, 2008, the HEOA requires campus disclosures and reauthorizes the 1965 Higher Education Act.


SFSU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). SFSU accreditation details can be found on UAEPs' site.

Degree Programs

SF State offers a variety of degree programs; you can find a complete list of programs and majors on our Future Students site.

Study Abroad

SF State offers a variety of Study Abroad programs; you can find a complete list on the Office of International Programs site.

Faculty Search

Using SF States' people search application, a complete listing of faculty and staff can be found. 

Disability Programs & Resource Center (DPRC)

DPRC works with students and employees with disabilities to ensure campus activities and work is accessible.

Cost of Attendance

You can find fees, payment guides, cost of attendance, and semester breakdowns on the Bursar's office site.

Refund Policy for Financial Aid Students

Information about requirements for the return of financial aid funds when a student withdraws is available on the Bursar’s Office site.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

You can find SAP breakdowns and requirements for students on financial aid on the Financial Aid Offices' SAP policy site.

Campus Buildings & Facilities

In-Person and Virtual tours of San Francisco State University are offered and booked through our Undergraduate Recruitment Office.

Student Concerns & Complaints

A website to assist students who encounter challenging behaviors or difficult interactions on campus regarding academic, student services, or conduct issues.

Campus Security Report

Campus security reports and other SFSU notices are viewable on San Francisco State University's Police Department's site.

Retention & Graduation Rates

You can find campus graduation rates for first-time freshmen on the Academic Institutional Research site.


Visit the US Office of Post-Secondary Education site for Participation rates and SFSUs' intercollegiate athletic program financing. Visit the NCAA site for student-athlete completion and graduation rates/reports.