Francisco State University students excel in the arts and
The campus houses one of the nation’s top film schools,
and its creative writing department isone of the most respected
in the country. Recognized as a leader in undergraduate
science education and research, San Francisco State is ranked
by the National Science Foundation as the No.1 comprehensive
universityfor graduating biological sciences students who
subsequently earn a biology Ph.D. Graduates of San Francisco
State’s baccalaureate premed program enjoy an 85 percent
medical school acceptance rate.
San Francisco State University’s annual impact on the Bay
Area region is enormous.
Annual spending related to San Francisco State University
in the Bay Area region ($567 million) generates a total
impact of $989 million on the regional economy. This impact
sustains more than 13,000 jobs in the region, and generates
nearly $53 million per year in tax revenue. Even greater—nearly
$2 billion of the earnings by alumni from San Francisco
State University are attributable to their CSU degrees.
Francisco State University improves California’s economy
with research, education, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
The CSU has responded to the challenge of providing sufficient
graduates in the fast-growing fields of health care and
life sciences. San Francisco State University ranks first
nationwide in the number of biological sciences undergrads
who subsequently earn a Ph.D.