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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

1600 Holloway Ave San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone: (415) 338-1111
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Esi from Tracy, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Try to do your best and stay focused here. The school has some cool classes but not the easiest teachers. School work load may be a lot depending on the teacher.

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  • Alvin from San Bruno, CA
  • I am a current student here

    This is not like high school. You are afforded considerable freedom -- how you utilise that is up to you. You'll realise fairly quickly that a day of classes can vary widely -- some classes with over a hundred students and another with just ten. It's rewarding, and quite useful, to establish even a few friendships to allow for emotional and academic support.

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  • Dru from Oakley, CA
  • I am a current student here

    I definitely recommend prospective students to visit the campus a couple of times before the academic session starts just to get a feel for the campus because the campus is pretty big. Another good idea for prospective students would be to get involved with on-campus activities. There are various activities going on each day at SFSU and you will have a great time participating in them.

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