Institution name
San Francisco State University

San Francisco, California, USA

Semester dates
Semester 1 (Spring term): January – May
Semester 2 (Fall term): August – December

Academic calendar

Discipline area

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance
  • Health Sciences
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing and Management
  • Science
  • Social Sciences

Important notes to consider
All exchange students are classified as undergraduate students at SF State regardless of their status at their home universities. Therefore, exchange students may not enroll in graduate courses (level 700 and above).

Courses available for exchange students
Students can study courses from most study areas, except Accounting Concentration, Business, American Language Institute, College of Extended Learning, Design (Fashion Design and Merchandising, Interior Design, Industrial/Product Design, Visual Communication Design), Kinesiology, Exercise and Movement Sciences, Music and Dance, Nursing, Psychology, School of Education, Social Work.

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Credit equivalence
50 CP = 15 credits
37.5 CP = 12 credits
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Limited on-campus housing is available to exchange students. Most exchange students live off campus and make their long-term housing arrangements after arriving in San Francisco. Visit the accommdoation page for more information.

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Check out the San Francisco State University website for more information.