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 City College of San Francisco

City College of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

General information:(415)239-3000
Awards offered:Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Associate's degree
Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:No
Student population:34,558( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:24 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $738 $734 $1,002 -27%
Out-of-state $5,585 $5,550 $6,032 -8%
Books and supplies $1,638 $1,620 $1,656 -2%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $11,160 $11,556 $10,863 6%
Other $3,546 $3,472 $3,924 -13%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,654 $3,780 $4,185 -10%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $2,376 $2,354 $2,658 0%
Off Campus $17,082 $17,382 $17,445 0%
Off Campus with Family $6,030 $6,134 $6,843 0%
On Campus $7,223 $7,170 $7,688 0%
Off Campus $21,929 $22,198 $22,475 0%
Off Campus with Family $10,877 $10,950 $11,873 -9%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $0
In-state fees $1,002
Out-of-state tuition $5,030
Out-of-state fees $1,002
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 889 54% --
Grant or scholarship aid 876 53% $4,114,331 $4,697
Federal grants 724 44% $3,390,173 $4,683
Pell grants 724 44% $3,320,402 $4,586
Other federal grants 212 13% $69,771 $329
State/local government grant or scholarships 810 49% $724,158 $894
Institutional grants or scholarships Implied zero 0% Implied zero Not applicable
Student loan aid 105 6% $613,448 $5,842
Federal student loans 105 6% $613,448 $5,842
Other student loans Implied zero 0% Implied zero Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 13,660 41% $38,210,844 $2,797
Pell grants 7,869 23% $29,557,364 $3,756
Federal student loans 1,563 5% $10,194,411 $6,522


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $4,060 $4,058 $4,314
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $3,209 $3,313 $3,707
$30,001 - $48,000 $8,003 Not applicable $9,162
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 34,558
Undergraduate enrollment 34,558
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 2,287
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 23 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


Badminton -12
Baseball 28-
Basketball 1413
Football 69-
Soccer 3727
Softball -13
Swimming -27
Tennis -10
Track and Field, Outdoor 2817
Track and Field, X-Country 107
Volleyball -11


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges01/01/1952 Accredited


American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Assisting (DA)

02/24/1961 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

01/01/1970 Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists

07/01/1988 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession115
Drug law violations116 12
Liquor law violations617
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 421
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 644
Aggravated assault 201
Burglary 14117
Motor vehicle theft 634
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate20.3%
Number in default168
Number in repayment827

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00450200

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Associate's degree Award of less than 1 academic year Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management2---
Landscaping and Groundskeeping5---
Category total7---
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architectural Technology/Technician-1--
Category total-1--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Ethnic Studies--1-
Category total--1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-3--
Category total-3--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-1319-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General1-4-
Banking and Financial Support Services5---
Business/Commerce, General-236-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management19---
International Business/Trade/Commerce--19-
Office Management and Supervision--7-
Real Estate--15-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General-22-
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations-551-
Category total2543123-
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects5-10-
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production-12-
Category total5112-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Radio and Television--32-
Category total2-38-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming/Programmer, General--14-
Computer Science-9--
Computer Support Specialist--41-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications--12-
Computer and Information Sciences, General--3-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance-2011-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design--5-
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster--5-
Category total-2991-
Construction Trades Colleges
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager119-
Plumbing Technology/Plumber--3-
Category total1112-
Education Colleges
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs--2-
Teacher Assistant/Aide--14-
Category total--16-
Engineering Colleges
Category total-8--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD--1-
Biomedical Technology/Technician-634-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General--8-
Engineering Technology, General-1--
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/--4-
Category total-747-
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General-5--
Category total-5--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management924-
Child Care Provider/Assistant-29199-
Child Care and Support Services Management--44-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General--17-
Category total931264-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Chinese Language and Literature-14-
German Language and Literature--1-
Italian Language and Literature-12-
Japanese Language and Literature-47-
Russian Language and Literature--1-
Spanish Language and Literature-48-
Category total-1023-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist--2-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine--51-
Dental Assisting/Assistant239--
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician--41-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)31--
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician39924-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other--75-
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant--1-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training41---
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder7---
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist-4--
Medical/Clinical Assistant303--
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant--1-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer25--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-78--
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling--16-
Category total145109211-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science-4126-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician-25119-
Forensic Science and Technology--36-
Category total-66181-
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Assistant/Paralegal12---
Category total12---
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies-114--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-392--
Category total-506--
Library Science Colleges
Library and Archives Assisting-79-
Category total-79-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician---2
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician---1
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician-2181-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General-113-
Category total-31943
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences-162--
Category total-162--
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science-1--
Category total-1--
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General82---
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager14-14-
Category total96-14-
Social Sciences Colleges
Geography, Other--4-
Social Sciences, General-224--
Category total-2248-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Cinematography and Film/Video Production21--
Dance, General--8-
Fashion/Apparel Design1---
Graphic Design36--
Interior Design-1--
Category total6108-
Grand total308122712523