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  • Statement - Campus at a Glance - San Francisco State University
    State has been known for its commitment to excellent teaching Students work closely with senior professors and other instructors from freshman year through graduation Trained in some of the finest institutions in the world faculty members include winners of prestigious teaching awards cutting edge researchers and professionals devoted to solving community problems SF State awards bachelor s degrees in 126 areas master s in 103 and a doctorate in educational leadership Programs offered jointly with University of California campuses include a Ph D in education with a concentration in special education with UC Berkeley and physical therapy clinical research doctorate degrees with UC San Francisco In addition SF State offers 17 credential programs and 35 certificate programs SF State s motto is Experientia Docet Experience Teaches Graduates consistently say that hands on learning was what helped them most when beginning their careers Students apply their talents and classroom learning to real world challenges through community service learning credit earning internships and participation with community focused centers and institutes that address issues relating to health education the environment business child care and underserved communities Many innovative services contribute to a successful college experience The Learning Assistance Center and the Community Access

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  • Statement - Campus at a Glance - San Francisco State University
    campus Intercollegiate sports for women are basketball cross country indoor and outdoor track and field soccer softball and volleyball For men SF State offers baseball basketball cross country soccer and wrestling The University is a member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association an NCAA Division II conference for all sports except wrestling which is in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Intramural leagues tournaments and recreational activities men s women s and coed are offered in the fall and spring semesters Sports include basketball volleyball indoor soccer swimming bowling ultimate frisbee water polo softball badminton tennis and flag football SF State is an arts and culture center with hundreds of workshops guest lectures and exhibits held throughout the year Events and exhibits feature the work of students and faculty members as well as professionals from outside the University community Campus residence halls and apartments offer proximity to around the clock computer labs and reading rooms study and support groups cultural activities and social events Two residence halls Mary Ward and Mary Park provide housing for 850 first year freshmen in the heart of campus Apartment style living is available for students under age 20 at The Towers at Centennial Square for

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  • Statement - Campus at a Glance - San Francisco State University
    intellectual heart and soul of the surrounding city Just like the city of San Francisco SF State is known for valuing activism social engagement and service to community The University is also a major civic force partnering with government business and educational leaders to advance both the University and the region The University is one of a select group of schools that Princeton Review calls Colleges with a Conscience institutions of higher learning that possess both an administration committed to social responsibility and a student body actively engaged in serving society During it s most recent accreditation review of SF State where the University was reaccredited for the maximum time period offered the Western Association of Schools and Colleges described SF State as the gold standard in its commitment to diversity as an intellectual and talent resource and noted the University s renown for incorporating social justice and civic engagement into all aspects of campus life A pioneer in learning through community SF State offers more than 500 courses that combine academic study with community involvement and our location in a center of business technology and culture provides a laboratory for community service projects work study opportunities and internships SF State is one of 62 colleges and universities to receive the Carnegie Foundation s Community Engagement Outreach and Partnerships classification which recognizes SF State s dedication to community service learning SF State is one of about five universities nationwide and the only CSU campus to include community service learning credit on student transcripts 14 105 students enrolled in Community Service Learning courses internships and volunteer work in 2010 Students help thousands of off campus nonprofits donating an average of 875 000 hours of community service per year At the City s minimum wage that is more than 15 million dollars

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  • Statement - Campus at a Glance - San Francisco State University
    fellowships our faculty advance teaching research and society Faculty and staff have developed exemplary programs in the STEM fields film broadcast creative writing and journalism along with excellence in business teacher education physical therapy multimedia studies and unique offerings in such areas as human sexuality and Jewish studies Research curriculum development and community service at SF State are supported by 50 million in external grants contracts and awards Highlights of scholarly excellence at SF State The nationally renowned Alexander String Quartet is the official quartet in residence at SF State Professor of Psychology David Matsumoto s groundbreaking research on emotion facial expressions and bodily gestures is being applied to fields as diverse as immigration athletics and business Biology Professor Dennis Desjardin a foremost international expert on fungi and fleshy mushrooms one of five world class faculty featured as the Bay Area s brain trust in the San Francisco Chronicle Magazine has discovered more than 200 new fungi species Professor of English Michael Krasny hosts Northern California s highly successful and popular public affairs program Forum broadcast on KQED public radio Caitlin Ryan Director of the Family Acceptance Project has conducted pioneering research that demonstrates how family acceptance during adolescence affects

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  • History - SF State Facts 2014-2015 - San Francisco State University
    of the spring semester History SF State Today Degree Program Offerings Students Faculty Staff Housing Money Matters Alumni Archive Related Links Campus Data Directory Prospective Students Frequently Asked Questions Getting to Campus Campus Map Alumni Hot Shots California State University SF State News Last Update 3 3 15 dr See SF State News on Facebook Flickr Google Instagram Twitter YouTube History Founded 1899 as San Francisco State Normal School a two year teacher training college First normal school in nation to require high school diploma for admission University Milestones Year First graduating class 36 women 1901 First man admitted 1904 First bachelor of arts degree 1923 Four year program initiated 1930 Liberal arts program first offered 1935 Master s degree first offered 1949 SF State becomes part of The California State College system now The California State University 1960 University status attained 1972 Number of Names 5 Years San Francisco State Normal School 1899 1921 San Francisco State Teachers College 1921 1935 San Francisco State College 1935 1972 California State University San Francisco 1972 1974 San Francisco State University 1974 present Number of Presidents 13 Years Frederic Lister Burk 1899 1924 Archibald B Anderson 1924 1927 Alexander C Roberts 1927

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  • 20 Ways SF State is Working for You - Campus Beat - SF State Magazine Spring/Summer 2009
    Faculty members helped create a sensor based system that monitors and transmits oceanographic information from remote locations at sea via wireless networks to anyone with a computer or cell phone Greening your workplace As part of a U S Department of Energy program the School of Engineering offers free energy assessments to Bay Area manufacturing plants and has helped participants generate annual savings of 10 to 20 percent Teaching your children well An estimated 75 percent of San Francisco teachers received their training at SF State and our doctoral program for urban public school superintendents is helping districts run smoothly Getting that kink out of your back The University offers doctoral programs in physical therapy with the University of California San Francisco and is consistently ranked one of the top 20 physical therapy master s programs in the country Preparing your child for college SF Promise a partnership with the city and county of San Francisco and the San Francisco Unified School District guarantees admission to SF State to qualified San Francisco public high school graduates Caring for your neighbors SF State social work students provide nearly 100 000 hours of community service per year to hospitals clinics homeless shelters and other programs Image A M P A S Providing poetic inspiration SF State s American Poetry Archives is the largest of its kind nationwide The same is true for California Poets in the Schools a program started at SF State that to date has introduced more than half a million students in California to the creative writing process Inspiring your applause For the past 14 years SF State alumni have garnered nominations for Academy Awards and films produced by our students have screened at the Sundance and Cannes international film festivals Conducting cutting edge research Located on the main

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  • SF State Today - SF State Facts 2014-2015 - San Francisco State University
    Experience Teaches Affiliation California State University CSU Mascot The Gator alligator Selected by students in 1931 it was originally spelled with an er Golden Gaters a play on words to emphasize SF State s location Accreditation SF State is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges School Colors Purple and Gold Intercollegiate Athletic Teams Men baseball basketball cross country soccer and wrestling Women basketball cross country soccer softball track and field indoor and outdoor and volleyball Affiliation NCAA Division II Conferences California Collegiate Athletic Association CCAA and Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference RMAC affiliated member in wrestling Campus Size Main campus 141 1 acres Romberg Tiburon Center 42 1 acres Sierra Nevada Field Campus approx 7 5 acres Downtown Campus approx 125 000 sq ft Academic Calendar Two 16 week semesters late August through December late January through May and a summer semester June through August Degree Program Offerings SF State Awards Bachelor s degrees in 78 academic areas with an additional 44 areas of concentration Master s degrees in 62 academic areas with an additional 41 areas of concentration Doctor of Education Ed D in Educational Leadership Ph D

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  • Students - SF State Facts 2014-2015 - San Francisco State University
    category Where SF State Students Come From Number Percent California 26 791 90 9 Nonresident Other States 417 1 4 Nonresident Foreign Country 1 692 5 7 Nonresident Exceptions 565 1 9 Faculty staff military teachers CA HS Graduate Ed Code 68130 5 students and other exceptions Average Age Years Undergraduate 22 5 Graduate 31 All Students 23 6 Parental Education Number Percent First time freshmen who are first in their family to attend college 1 318 36 1 Top 10 Undergraduate Majors 1 Business Administration 2 Biology 3 Engineering 4 Kinesiology 5 Psychology 6 English 7 Computer Science 8 Criminal Justice Studies 9 Cinema 10 Communication Studies Degrees Conferred 2014 15 Number Percent Business 1 740 22 7 Education 317 4 1 Ethnic Studies 109 1 4 Health Social Sciences 1 737 22 7 Interdisciplinary Studies 6 0 1 Liberal Creative Arts 2 433 31 8 Science Engineering 1 315 17 2 Total 7 657 Student Fees Fall 2014 Spring 2015 Resident fees Undergraduate Up to 6 0 units 2 085 semester 2 085 semester More than 6 0 3 234 semester 3 234 semester Resident fees Graduate Up to 6 0 units 2 451 semester 2 451 semester More than 6 0 3 867 semester 3 867 semester Resident Fees Credential Up to 6 0 units 2 340 semester 2 340 semester More than 6 0 3 672 semester 3 672 semester College of Business Graduate students MBA MSBA programs excluding EMBA Up to 6 0 units 3 151 semester 3 151 semester More than 6 0 5 067 semester 5 067 semester Graduate students in the College of Business will be charged an MBA MSA professional fee at a rate of 254 per semester unit in addition to tuition local fees and if applicable nonresident tuition Education

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