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San Francisco State: Transfer Students

Transfer Acceptance

Transfer applicants are accepted:yes​
Number of transfer applications received:16,004​
Number of transfer applicants offered admission:12,924 (81%)​
Number of transfer applicants offered admission who enrolled:3,661 (28%)​
Percent of all new students who were transfers:4%

Application and Credit Transfer

Terms for which transfers may enroll:fall, spring​
Minimum number of credits applicant needs to apply as a transfer student:60​
Items required of transfer students to apply for admission:
  • high school transcript not required
  • college transcript(s) required of all
  • essay or personal statement not required
  • interview not required
  • standardized test scores not required
  • statement(s) of good standing from prior institution(s) not required
Minimum college GPA required for transfer applicants:2.00 using a 4.0 scale​
Priority filing date for transfer applicants:October 1 for fall, August 1 for spring​
Closing date for transfer applicants:November 30 for fall, August 31 for spring​
Notification date for transfer applicants:in December for fall, in September for spring​
Dates transfer applicants must accept offer of admission by:May 1 for fall, November 15 for spring​
Lowest course grade that may be transferred for credit:D​
Maximum number of credits that may be transferred:70 credits from a two-year institution​
Minimum number of credits that must be earned at school:30 to receive a bachelor's degree