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San Francisco Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

San Francisco Colleges and Schools

Colleges in San Francisco, California

There are at least 23 colleges in San Francisco, listed and described below. These schools represent 105,015 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 67,139 full-time students, and a reported 7,977 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include City College of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, Academy of Art University and University of San Francisco.

We also provide an extensive list of California Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • San Francisco is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in San Francisco.
  • Housing and buildings in San Francisco tend to be older than other areas.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in San Francisco.

Featured Colleges in the San Francisco Area (QuickSchools™)

 
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Colleges in San Francisco with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

American Conservatory Theater
30 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 46
  • In-State Tuition: 26750
  • Out-of-State tuition: 26750

California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: English language and literature/letters, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Philosophy and religious studies, Psychology, Social sciences, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1488
  • In-State Tuition: 26910
  • Out-of-State tuition: 26910

California College of the Arts
1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Architecture and related services, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, English language and literature/letters, Precision production, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 1975
  • In-State Tuition: 43248
  • Out-of-State tuition: 43248

University of California-Hastings College of Law
200 McAllister St
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 950

University of California-San Francisco
500 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Computer and information sciences and support services, Engineering, Biological and biomedical sciences, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Social sciences, Health professions and related programs, History
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 3107

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco
55 Stockton St
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Visual and performing arts, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Bachelors
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 395
  • In-State Tuition: 28965
  • Out-of-State tuition: 28965

San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut St
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Multi/interdisciplinary studies, Social sciences, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 599
  • In-State Tuition: 40402
  • Out-of-State tuition: 40402

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 379
  • In-State Tuition: 41200
  • Out-of-State tuition: 41200

San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Engineering, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 30256
  • In-State Tuition: 5472
  • Out-of-State tuition: 16632

University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics, Legal professions and studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 10797
  • In-State Tuition: 42180
  • Out-of-State tuition: 42180

Golden Gate University-San Francisco
536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Computer and information sciences and support services, Legal professions and studies, Psychology, Public administration and social service professions, Social sciences, Visual and performing arts, Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Doctors, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 2735
  • In-State Tuition: 14640
  • Out-of-State tuition: 14640

Presidio Graduate School
1202 Ralston Ave #300
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Multi/interdisciplinary studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 133

San Francisco Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, //nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-San Francisco
350 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 380
  • In-State Tuition: 14787
  • Out-of-State tuition: 14787

City College of San Francisco
50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, Natural resources and conservation, Architecture and related services, Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associates, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Public
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 23391
  • Out-of-State tuition: 5956

Miami Ad School-San Francisco
1414 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Communication, journalism, and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 81
  • In-State Tuition: 19400
  • Out-of-State tuition: 19400

San Francisco Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology Inc
1067 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 216

Academy of Art University
79 New Montgomery
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Architecture and related services, Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Education, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 13800
  • In-State Tuition: 20040
  • Out-of-State tuition: 20040

Argosy University-The Art Institute of California-San Francisco
1170 Market St
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Communication, journalism, and related programs, Communications technologies/technicians and support services, Computer and information sciences and support services, Personal and culinary services, Visual and performing arts, Business, management, marketing, and related support services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Masters, Associates, Bachelors, Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 4-years
  • Total Student Population: 791
  • In-State Tuition: 18648
  • Out-of-State tuition: 18648

Cinta Aveda Institute
305 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 279

Bay Area Medical Academy
530 Bush Street #201
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Health professions and related programs
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 123

San Francisco College of Cosmetology
2075 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 66

San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking
925 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA

  • Programs: Visual and performing arts
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Religious Affiliation: --
  • School Type: Less than 2-years
  • Total Student Population: 41
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