Location: San Francisco, California, USA
City Population: 812,826
University Population: 27,515
Climate: Cool-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Airport: San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco State University is a public institution that was founded in 1899. It has a total undergraduate enrolment of 26,449. San Francisco State University, known as SFSU or SF State for short, is an urban campus and part of the larger California State University system.
Located in one of the world's most vibrant and beautiful cities, SF State is a recognized leader in addressing issues both global and close to home. In the global arena, SF State typically enrolls the largest number of international students at any comprehensive university in the US, and ranks second among US universities for the number of students who study abroad for an academic year. With a diverse range of students from almost every state and nearly 100 countries, the University community is a perfect setting for learning to succeed in a pluralistic society and global economy.
A lot happens on this bustling urban campus. Between classes you can take part in one or more of SF State's many clubs, organisations, fraternities or sororities. San Francisco State is a student-centered university, providing many support services from child care to disability assistance. The University offers a full range of cultural and performing arts events throughout the year, as well as athletic events, lectures and workshops.
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