Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

California State University, San Francisco

The information provided in this section addresses many important institutional contributions to California. This small collection of data is designed to ensure that many of our public universities are recognized for their societal contributions as well as demonstrating greater accountability to individual students, parents, and the public-at-large.

 
Degrees Granted 2014-15
Total Degree Awards San Francisco % of CSU CSU % of State
Bachelor's 5,8287%86,86243%
Master's1,1836%18,37224%
Doctoral4911%4592%
Total7,0607%105,69335%

Bachelor's Degree Awards 2014-15
by Racial and Ethnic Background San Francisco % of CSU CSU % of State
African American / Black2347%3,45932%
American Indian / Alaskan Native165%31041%
Asian1,51311%14,30637%
Hispanic1,0704%26,60753%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander8520%41643%
White1,5375%28,34841%
Two or More Races2928%3,75344%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown66810%6,41444%
Non-Resident Alien41313%3,24937%
Total5,8287%86,86243%
in High Demand Fields San Francisco % of CSU CSU % of State
Hospitality and Tourism12717%76495%
Media/Culture/Design9679%11,18343%
Criminal Justice2458%2,92350%
Life Science9158%10,99837%
Business and Professional Services1,3728%16,72145%
Nursing2398%2,95441%

Regular and Internship Credentials 2013-14
San Francisco Percent of CSU CSU Percent of State
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject984%2,33046%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject954%2,49852%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist14710%1,50343%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2013-14)
San Francisco State Undergraduates25,219
San Francisco State Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients12,022
San Francisco State Pell Percentage of Undergraduates48%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates52%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates49%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates45%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2014-15)
San Francisco State Bachelor's Degrees5,828
San Francisco State Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients3,006
San Francisco State Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees52%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees55%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), College InSight

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2014-15$8,725
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-15$30,583
San Francisco State average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-15$6,468
San Francisco State average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-15$1,998
San Francisco State "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-1531%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2013-14 Baccalaureate Recipients who
Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
San Francisco State Percentage17%
State Percentage53%
National Public Four-Year Percentage60%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage64%
Average Loan Debt of 2013-14 Baccalaureate
Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
San Francisco State Average$17,586
State Average$19,476
National Public Four-Year Average$25,902
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average$29,657
Loan Debt Three-Year Default Rate (2011-12)
San Francisco State Default Rate5.7%
CSU Default Rate4.93%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate7.6%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate6.8%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight, and the U.S. Department of Education 2012 three-year official cohort default rate for schools.

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients
- PayScale (2015-16)
National average early career median salary of graduates from public universities$44,580
San Francisco State graduates' median early career salary$47,200
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities$74,716
San Francisco State graduates' mid-career median salary$84,300
Source: "Best Public Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.