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San Francisco State University
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San Francisco State University

San Francisco , United States
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San Francisco State University

Overview:

  • Founded in 1899 as the San Francisco State Normal School
  • Became San Francisco State College in 1935 and San Francisco State University in 1972
  • Designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AAPISI)
  • Recognized for its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Notable achievements include:
    • Ranked among the top 100 public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report
    • Recipient of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's Community Engagement Classification
    • Home to the first College of Ethnic Studies in the United States

Student Life:

    Extracurricular Activities:

    Over 400 student clubs and organizations, including academic, cultural, political, and social groups

    Clubs:

    Examples include the Asian American Student Union, Black Student Union, and LGBTQ+ Alliance

    Sports Teams:

    NCAA Division I athletics in 18 sports, including basketball, football, and soccer
  • Student Support Services:

    • Counseling and Psychological Services
    • Health Services
    • Disability Services
    • Student Success Center
  • Campus Facilities:

    • J. Paul Leonard Library with over 2 million volumes
    • Student Union with dining options, meeting spaces, and a movie theater
    • Recreation and Wellness Center with fitness facilities, pools, and sports courts

Academics:

  • Academic Resources:

    • Over 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs
    • Faculty of over 1,000 scholars and researchers
  • Teaching Methodologies:

    Emphasis on experiential learning, research, and community engagement
  • Academic Support Services:

    • Writing Center
    • Math Learning Center
    • Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction
  • Unique Academic Programs or Initiatives:

    • College of Ethnic Studies
    • Center for the Study of Labor and Democracy
    • Institute for Civic and Community Engagement

Top Reasons to Study Here:

    Reputation:

    Ranked among the top 100 public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

    Diversity:

    Welcoming and inclusive campus with a diverse student body and faculty

    Specialized Facilities:

    State-of-the-art facilities for research, teaching, and student life

    Industry Connections:

    Partnerships with local businesses and organizations provide internship and career opportunities

    Notable Alumni:

    Includes award-winning authors, artists, politicians, and business leaders

Services:

    Counseling:

    Confidential counseling services for personal, academic, and career concerns

    Health:

    Health Services provides medical care, vaccinations, and health education

    Housing:

    On-campus housing options include traditional dorms, apartments, and suites

    Library Resources:

    J. Paul Leonard Library offers a vast collection of books, journals, and databases

    Technology Support:

    IT Services provides technical support, computer labs, and wireless internet access

    Career Development:

    Career Services offers resume writing, interview preparation, and job search assistance
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