How to Apply - Metro Acadamies Program
A Learning Community for the First Two Years of College
The Metro Academies program helps first-generation, low-income and/or historically underrepresented students succeed at San Francisco State University. Metro is a two-year learning community of two courses each semester that share themes such as social justice, education equity, science, community health, or ethnic studies. Each Metro Academy is a 'school within a school' to give you an educational home in your first two years of college. Metro gives you personalized support for college success through in-class academic support, advising, and tutoring. Metro courses satisfy general education requirements for all majors at SF State, so you can go on to complete your bachelor’s degree in any major. In Metro Academies, you will build a solid foundation for college success and meaningful work in a variety of careers. Learn more about how to join the Metro Academies program.