Admission to a graduate program at San Francisco State University is a two-part process:
Step 1: Apply on-line .
Submit official transcripts(mark sheets) and degree certificates, TOEFL/IELTS scores, and SEVIS documents (including bank statements) to the Division of Graduate Studies
Step 2: submit to school of Engineering
Statement of purpose, 2 letters of recommendation and GRE scores (institution code: 4683) directly to the department
Graduate program deadlines
Yes, we can use an unofficial copy of your TOEFL or IELTS score report to evaluate your graduate admission application. Your TOEFL or IELTS score cannot be older than two years and upon admission you will be required to submit an official score report. Use ETS school code 4683 to request an official copy of your TOEFL score report.
If you have earned a U.S. Bachelor's or Master's degree, you do not have to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score.
No. Please mail the university attested copies of your transcript in a university sealed envelope to the graduate admission office.
The Division of Graduate Studies can evaluate your graduate admission application using unofficial transcripts and degree certificate; however you will be required to submit official transcripts by the fourth week of your first semester or you will not be allowed to register for future terms. To be considered official, your academic documents must be university issued or university attested and must arrive in our office in a signed and sealed envelope.
San Francisco State University will not return any documents submitted by a student. For this reason, do not submit your only copy of original academic documents. If you have only one copy of your academic documents please refer to question eight .
You must submit official transcripts, degree certificates; TOEFL or IELTS score reports by the fourth week of your first semester, or you will not be allowed to register for future terms.
Show your current university student adviser a copy of your formal SFSU admission letter and ask them to transfer your SEVIS record to San Francisco State University. Once your SEVIS record has been transferred to SFSU, advisers in the Office of International Programs at SFSU will prepare a transfer I-20 for you.
No.If the student does not enroll in the semester admitted, he/she needs to reapply again and resubmit all the documents if reapplication is beyond one semester.