Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

California State University, San Francisco State

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 2015-16
Total Degree Awards San Francisco State % of CSU CSU Estimated % of State
Bachelor's 5,6966%92,04446%
Master's1,0965%20,28126%
Doctoral5611%5073%
Total6,8486%112,83238%

Bachelor's Degree Awards 2015-16
by Racial and Ethnic Background San Francisco State % of CSU CSU Estimated % of State
African American / Black2116%3,65533%
American Indian / Alaskan Native135%25133%
Asian1,60410%15,73042%
Hispanic1,2034%30,84863%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander4114%29326%
White1,4465%27,77940%
Two or More Races2767%4,04647%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown5119%5,66142%
Non-Resident Alien39110%3,78138%
Total5,6966%92,04446%
in High Demand Fields San Francisco State % of CSU CSU Estimated % of State
Hospitality and Tourism1470%Not Available
Business and Professional Services1,4588%18,23050%
Media/Culture/Design8448%11,23347%
Life Science8287%11,76441%
Criminal Justice1887%2,85650%
Information Technology1326%2,34933%

Regular and Internship Credentials 2014-15
San Francisco State % of CSU CSU Estimated % of State
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject733%2,34846%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject964%2,73052%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist1077%1,45444%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2014-15)
San Francisco State Undergraduates25,121
San Francisco State Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients12,519
San Francisco State Pell Percentage of Undergraduates50%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates6%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates50%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates44%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2015-16)
San Francisco State Bachelor's Degrees5,696
San Francisco State Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients2,987
San Francisco State Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees52%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees52%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS).

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2015-16$8,972
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2015-16$31,508
San Francisco State all full-time undergraduates in AY 2015-16$6,468
San Francisco State average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2015-16$2,026
San Francisco State "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2015-1631%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percentage of All 2014-15 Baccalaureate Recipients Loan Debt
(Only baccalaureate recipients who started as freshman and graduated were reported in prior years.)
San Francisco State Percentage47%
State Percentage53%
National Public Four-Year Percentage59%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage64%
Average Loan Debt of 2014-15 Baccalaureate Recipients
(Only baccalaureate recipients who started as freshman and graduated were reported in prior years.)
San Francisco State Average$16,446
State Average$19,344
National Public Four-Year Average$26,476
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average$31,622
Loan Debt Three-Year Default Rate (2012-13)
San Francisco State Default Rate4.0%
CSU Default Rate4.4%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate7.3%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate6.5%
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 2013 three-year official cohort default rate for schools.

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients
- PayScale (2016-17)
National average early career median salary of graduates from public universities$45,213
San Francisco State graduates' median early career salary$49,500
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities$75,055
San Francisco State graduates' mid-career median salary$82,800
Source: "Best Public Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.