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City College of San Francisco Overview

Located in San Francisco, California, City College of San Francisco is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is City College of San Francisco Known For?

4,284 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at City College of San Francisco is the undergraduate certificate.
  • In 2017-2018, 42% of the faculty were full-time.

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City College of San Francisco Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

City College of San Francisco has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#64 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#136 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at City College of San Francisco.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Best Health/Medical Prep Programs Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Best Value Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Best Value Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#111 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#134 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is City College of San Francisco?

Location of City College of San Francisco

Contact details for City College of San Francisco are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 50 Frida Kahlo Drive, San Francisco, CA 94112-1898
Phone: 415-239-3000
Website: www.ccsf.edu

How Do I Get Into City College of San Francisco?

You can apply to City College of San Francisco online at: https://www.ccsf.edu/apply

City College of San Francisco has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford City College of San Francisco?

1% Take Out Loans
16.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At City College of San Francisco, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $5,099 a year. That adds up to $20,396 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at City College of San Francisco is 16.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

City College of San Francisco Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,598 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
76% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 24,441 undergraduate students at City College of San Francisco, with 7,598 being full-time and 16,843 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  City College of San Francisco

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,598 full-time undergraduates at City College of San Francisco, 52% are male and 48% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  City College of San Francisco

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of City College of San Francisco students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of City College of San Francisco Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,905
Black or African American 540
Hispanic or Latino 1,894
White 1,097
International Students 497
Other Races/Ethnicities 665

Over 99 countries are represented at City College of San Francisco. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at City College of San Francisco

2,062 Took All Classes Online
5,806 Took At Least One Class Online
20.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,806 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at City College of San Francisco has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of City College of San Francisco

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at City College of San Francisco was 20.3%. This is the #888 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at City College of San Francisco regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

City College of San Francisco Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 205 565 770
Human Development & Family Studies 498 83 153 734
General Social Sciences 0 309 0 309
Biological & Physical Science 0 209 0 209
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 73 39 13 125
Allied Health Professions 44 26 41 111
Information Technology 40 50 0 90
Special Education 73 11 0 84
Computer Programming 79 0 0 79
Computer Systems Networking 78 0 0 78
Nursing 0 77 0 77
Business Administration & Management 19 53 3 75
Design & Applied Arts 42 23 5 70
General Psychology 0 69 0 69
Public Health 64 0 0 64
Criminal Justice & Corrections 17 44 0 61
Fire Protection 47 11 0 58
Computer Science 0 52 0 52
Culinary Arts 0 26 25 51
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 31 15 4 50
Ethnic Studies 22 27 0 49
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 14 8 26 48
Mathematics 0 48 0 48
Graphic Communications 43 0 1 44
Other Health Professions 39 0 0 39
Health & Medical Administrative Services 11 16 10 37
Sociology 0 36 0 36
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 21 14 0 35
General Business/Commerce 10 23 0 33
Building Management & Inspection 12 9 12 33
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 26 5 0 31
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 31 31
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 26 4 0 30
Real Estate 17 12 0 29
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 25 0 0 25
Accounting 15 8 0 23
Mental & Social Health Services 23 0 0 23
General Sales & Marketing 10 12 0 22
Romance Languages 16 6 0 22
Library & Archives Assisting 14 7 0 21
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 17 3 0 20
Audiovisual Communications 19 0 0 19
Legal Support Services 0 7 12 19
Environmental Control Technology 18 0 0 18
East Asian Languages 10 6 0 16
Dental Support Services 0 5 11 16
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 16 0 16
Health & Physical Education 0 16 0 16
Economics 0 15 0 15
Horticulture 0 5 9 14
General Biology 0 14 0 14
Geography & Cartography 13 1 0 14
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 13 0 0 13
Communication & Media Studies 0 12 0 12
Textile & Apparel Studies 7 3 2 12
Computer Information Systems 11 0 0 11
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 10 0 10
International Business 9 0 0 9
Political Science & Government 0 9 0 9
Hospitality Management 0 8 0 8
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 8 0 0 8
General English Literature 0 8 0 8
Physics 0 8 0 8
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 8 0 8
Journalism 2 4 1 7
General Engineering 0 7 0 7
History 0 7 0 7
Drama & Theater Arts 5 2 0 7
Fine & Studio Arts 0 7 0 7
Business Support & Assistant Services 2 4 0 6
Plumbing & Water Supply 6 0 0 6
Industrial Production Technology 6 0 0 6
Writing Studies 5 0 0 5
Other Social Sciences 0 5 0 5
Dance 5 0 0 5
Natural Resources Conservation 0 4 0 4
Anthropology 0 4 0 4
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 3 0 3
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 3 3
Computer Software & Applications 3 0 0 3
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 3 0 0 3
Southeast Asian & Pacific Languages 3 0 0 3
Teaching Assistants 2 0 0 2
Chemistry 0 1 1 2
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 1 0 0 1
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,617 1,739 928 4,284

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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