SF State Student Information - Your Right To Know

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.









The federal Higher Education Act, the federal Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), and regulatory guidance provided in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) require 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

To find out more about the financial aid available to students, go to the Office of Student Financial Aid web site.

Student Privacy Rights

To learn about how SF State protects your right to the privacy of your confidential educational records, visit the Registrar’s Office web site.

Higher Education Opportunity Act Disclosure

Required disclosures of the HEOA that was enacted on August 14, 2008 and reauthorizes the Higher Education Act of 1965.


San Francisco State University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). For complete information on institutional and program accreditation, visit the Accreditation web site.

Degree Programs

For a complete list of programs at SF State, go to the programs and majors web site.

Study Abroad

For complete information about Study Abroad programs, see the Office of International Programs web page.


A listing of the current faculty can be found in the SF State faculty directory.

Services for Disabled Students

For full information on services available to disabled students, visit the web site of the Disability Programs and Resource Center.

Cost of Attendance

Complete information on the cost of attendance at San Francisco State can be found on the web site of the Bursar’s Office (click on Fees and Payment Instructions).

Refund Policy for Financial Aid Students

For information about requirements for the return of financial aid funds when a student withdraws from school, go to the Bursar’s Office web site.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Requirements for satisfactory academic progress for students on financial aid is found on the Financial Aid web site.

Campus Buildings and Facilities

For a virtual tour of the San Francisco State campus, visit the photo tour site.

Student Concerns and Complaints

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

Campus Security Report

The campus security report is viewable at the Department of Public Safety web site.

Graduation/Completion Rates

Campus graduation rates for first time freshmen can be found on the Academic Institutional Research website.


Information on the participation rates and financing of SF State’s intercollegiate athletic programs may be found at the U.S. Office of Postsecondary Education web site. Reports on completion and graduation rates for student athletesare available on the NCAA website.