Majors in Demand:​

  • Business Administration

  • Communications

  • Computer Science

  • Engineering

  • Hospitality

  • International Relations

  • Industrial Design

  • Psychology

Good to know

San Francisco State University (commonly referred to as San Francisco State orSF State) is a public comprehensive university located in San Francisco, California, United States. As part of the 23-campus California State University system, SF State awards bachelor’s degrees in 77 academic areas with an additional 48 areas of concentration, master’s degrees in 63 academic areas with an additional 41 areas of concentration, and a doctorate in educational leadership. Programs offered jointly with University of California campuses include a Ph.D. in education with a concentration in special education with UC Berkeley, and a clinical doctorate, Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) with UC San Francisco. In addition, SF State offers 16 credential programs and 41 certificate programs.




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Meet the requirements based on your transfer type


Lower Division Transfer Requirements

  • Have less than 60 semester / 90 quarter units completed

  • Submit high school transcripts

  • Meet SAT/ACT or TOEFL/IELTS minimum score

  • Only F-1 students can apply as Lower Division Transfers

English Proficiency


Additional Information

Upper Division Transfer Requirements

  • Have at least 60 semester / 90 quarter units completed

  • High school transcripts not required

  • TOEFL/IELTS may be required

  • Transfer applicants from our international partner schools may consult the International Articulation website for a listing of approved General Education courses.

Taylor's University • American Degree Transfer Program