San Francisco State University

Swinburne has a student exchange arrangement with San Francisco State University. Learn more about courses available, semester dates, credit equivalency and how to apply.


Institution name San Francisco State University
Location San Francisco, California, USA
Semester dates Fall: August - December
Spring: January - May
Courses available to exchange students

Most courses, excluding Business
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Note to Postgraduate students:

All exchange students are classified as undergraduate students regardless of their status in their home countries. All exchange students must take 12 units of course work. Students with the appropriate academic background may take graduate classes with the permission of the professor. It may not be possible to obtain this permission until after the student arrives.

Credit equivalence

15 credits = 50 CP
12 credits = 37.5 CP


There is high demand for student accommodation so you should apply well in advance of the semester in which you intend to study.

On-campus and off-campus accommodation options