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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
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.