City College of San Francisco: Ranking & Review

San Francisco Rank United States Rank World Rank
7 599 2106
Top 13%

City College of San Francisco Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

4,551 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,616 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

City College of San Francisco has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

City College of San Francisco Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,984 $28,396
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

City College of San Francisco does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $0 $7,412
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,598 $1,598
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $218

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 443 443
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 398 398
Social Sciences 332 332
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 242 242
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 221 221
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 194 194
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 175 175
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 174 174
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 121 121
Visual and Performing Arts 74 74
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 62 62
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 60 60
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 49 49
Psychology 46 46
Mathematics and Statistics 29 29
Library Science 29 29
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 27 27
Construction Trades 27 27
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 27 27
Personal and Culinary Services 27 27
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 26 26
Education 22 22
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 10 10
Physical Sciences 10 10
English Language and Literature & Letters 6 6
Legal Professions and Studies 3 3
Architecture and Related Services 2 2
History 1 1
Natural Resources and Conservation
Precision Production
Grand Total2,8372,837

A total of 2,837 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at City College of San Francisco.

Graduation rate32%30%35%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,575
Instructional FTE858
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, California, 94112-1898
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large