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San Francisco State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

San Francisco, CA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,220
Out-of-state: $38,100
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,266
Out-of-state: $19,146
Room and Board
$14,384
Books and Supplies
$2,002
Other Expenses
$2,568
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@sfsu.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Not reported

Application Process

Application Deadline
No deadline for filing financial aid forms
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001154
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,959 (88.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,451 (82.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,331 (95.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
595 (25.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$16,962
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,241 (96.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,905
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,746 (74.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,158
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 503 (21.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
20 (.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,097

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
16,879 (78.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
15,071 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
14,120 (93.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,591 (18.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$15,435
Need-Based Gift
Received by 13,267 (94.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,509
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,654 (68.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,570
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,847 (13.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
285 (1.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,975

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
28%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$5,928
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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