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SFSU Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity report highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of SFSU students.

SFSU Student Population

27,349 Total Students
19,847 Undergraduates
2,172 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend San Francisco State University?

SFSU total enrollment is approximately 27,349 students. 19,847 are undergraduates and 2,172 are graduate students.

SFSU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time SFSU undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

SFSU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 7,287
Asian 5,109
White 3,007
International 1,390
Black or African American 1,173
Multi-Ethnic 1,095
Unknown 633
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 118

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SFSU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 68% of full-time grad students are women, and 32% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

SFSU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 643
Hispanic 494
Asian 451
International 231
Unknown 135
Black or African American 115
Multi-Ethnic 91
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

SFSU Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 9,195
Asian 6,789
White 4,737
International 1,871
Black or African American 1,573
Unknown 1,527
Multi-Ethnic 1,457
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 153

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

San Francisco State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,494
Asian 885
Black or African American 179
Multi-Ethnic 37
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 13
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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SFSU Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 15,491 female students and 11,858 male students at SFSU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of SFSU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  89.69 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 1,813 female teachers and 1,474 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

0.65% Out of State
2.88% Out of the Country

SFSU ranks 1,785 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

0.65% of SFSU students come from out of state, and 2.88% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  18 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 14 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 3,514
Washington 5
Texas 4
Nevada 2
Tennessee 1

International Students at SFSU

Students from 103 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Japan.

Learn more about international students at SFSU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
47.02% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  77.63 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At SFSU, 47.02% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 7,613
20-21 7,079
18-19 6,912
25-29 4,438
35 and over 1,479
30-34 1,374
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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