City College of San Francisco: Ranking & Review

San Francisco
United States
Top 13%

City College of San Francisco Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)26,29912,04014,259

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
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 Programs443443
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities398398
Social Sciences332332
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services242242
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies221221
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences194194
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services175175
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians174174
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service121121
Visual and Performing Arts7474
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields6262
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs6060
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services4949
Library Science2929
Mathematics and Statistics2929
Personal and Culinary Services2727
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2727
Construction Trades2727
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2727
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2626
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1010
Physical Sciences1010
English Language and Literature & Letters66
Legal Professions and Studies33
Architecture and Related Services22
Precision Production
Natural Resources and Conservation
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
City population882,000