Minimum Admission Requirements

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Minimum requirements for admission to graduate study in the California State University are in accordance with Title 5, Division 5, Chapter 1, Subchapter 3, of the California Code of Regulations. The University has the right to require higher standards than the minimum requirements published in Title 5.

To meet minimum eligibility standards for graduate study at San Francisco State, an applicant must:

  1. hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, or shall have completed equivalent academic preparation as determined by the appropriate campus authority;
  2. be in good academic standing at the last college or university attended;
  3. have a 3.0 GPA in their earned undergraduate degree or in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units completed, or have earned a post-baccalareate degree; and
  4. Meet additional departmental requirements.