Cost of Attendance 2019-2020

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Cost of Attendance at SF State for Fall 2019 & Spring 2020

Cost of attendance includes:

  • Direct Educational Costs (tuition fees, books, and supplies)
  • Living Costs (meals, housing, transportation, and personal expenses).
  • Sample of a general one-bedroom cost in San Francisco is available on Rent Cafe.

Undergraduate Full Time Attendance For Two Semesters

Cost type On Campus Off Campus Living With Parents

Tuition Fee (7 Units / Greater)

$7,270
$7,270
$7,270
Books and Supplies
$2,002
$2,002
$2,002
Food and Housing
$15,151
$16,189
$6,786

Personal Expenses

$1,704
$1,704
$1,704
Transportation
$864
$1,587
$1,134
Total =
$26,991
$28,752
$18,896

Graduate & 2nd Bachelor
Graduate Full Time Attendance for Two Semesters

Cost type On Campus Off Campus Living with Parents

Tuition Fee (7 Units / Greater)

$8,704
$8,704
$8,704
Books and Supplies
$2,002
$2,002
$2,002
Food and Housing
$15,151
$16,189
$6,786

Personal Expenses

$1,704
$1,704
$1,704
Transportation
$864
$1,587
$1,134
Total =
$28,425
$30,186
$20,330

Graduate & 2nd Bachelor
Credential Students
Credential Full Time Attendance for Two Semesters

Cost type On Campus Off Campus Living with Parents

Tuition Fee (7 Units / Greater)

$8,188
$8,188
$8,188
Books and Supplies
$2,002
$2,002
$2,002
Meals and Housing
$15,151
$16,189
$6,786

Personal Expenses

$1,704
$1,704
$1,704
Transportation
$864
$1,587
$1,134
Total =
$27,909
$29,670
$19,814

For additional Graduate and Professional Program Fees, see the Bursar's Office website

Out-of-State and International students must pay $396.00 per unit in addition with the tuition fees appropriate to their student level. 

 

How is Cost of Attendance related to financial aid?

If you are a financial aid recipient, the Office of Student Financial aid strives to award students up to the Cost of Attendance using a combination of all financial aid types in which you are eligible for. For more information, visit our "Reviewing Your Awards" page.