Bursar  {Fiscal Affairs}

Image: Photos of SF State students and scenes from around campus

Important Fee Information


The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Tuition fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after initial tuition fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed tuition fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed tuition fees should be regarded as estimatesthat are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees. (For waiver programs, please go to http://www.sfsu.edu/~bursar/summer2013/fees/special.html)


Campus fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by the President and/or Student Fee Committee, without notice.


Summer 2013


Important Information

For continuing students to be eligible to register for classes during Summer 2013 Registration, the Tuition Fee Payment Deadline is Friday, April 12 by 4:30pm in person or mail and by 11:00pm if paying online. To pay online please contact the Bursar's Office at 415-338-1281.


The Bursar's Office will begin accepting Summer 2013 tuition fee payments on Monday, March 18, 2013 for students in the following graduate programs:

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
  • Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)
  • Master of Science - Physical Therapy (M.P.T.)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy Science (D.P.T.Sc.)

All other courses will be offered through College of Extended Learning. For more information, please visit http://www.cel.sfsu.edu/.


Schedule of Tuition and Fees (for CEL Students, go to CEL Home Page)


Tuition and Fees

Summer Bridge Only Undergraduate Tuition Fee

Graduate - Includes Physical Therapy, MBA/MSA Tuition Fee

Education Doctorate Tuition Fee
Unit Load 0 - 6 Units 6.1 or More Units 0 - 6 Units 6.1 or More Units 1 or More Units
Tuition Fee $1,587.00 $2,736.00 $1,953.00 $3,369.00 $5,559.00
Plus: Campus Fees ($179.00)
Student Body Center Fee $38.00 $38.00 $38.00 $38.00 $38.00
Recreation and Wellness Center Fee $42.00 $42.00 $42.00 $42.00 $42.00
Student Body Association Fee $25.00 $25.00 $25.00 $25.00 $25.00
Student Health Service Fee $63.00 $63.00 $63.00 $63.00 $63.00
Instructionally Related Activities Fee-General $5.00 $5.00 $5.00 $5.00 $5.00
Instructionally Related Activities Fee-Athletics $4.00 $4.00 $4.00 $4.00 $4.00
Campus Service Card Fee $2.00 $2.00 $2.00 $2.00 $2.00
Tuition and Campus Fees $1,766.00 $2,915.00 $2,132.00 $3,548.00 $5,738.00

*Plus any applicable tuition/program fees below:

Non-Resident Tuition Fee - $372.00 Per Semester Unit

Non- resident of California and International students must pay an additional $372.00 per unit.

Graduate and Professional Program Fees (Business Matriculating Graduate Students)

*Graduate students in the College of Business will be charged an additional Graduate Program Fee of $327.00 (for 0 to 6.0 units) or $560.00 (for 6.1 or more units) and a Professional Program Fee of $254 per unit.


Note: No on-line registration is available for Summer 2013. Please contact your department about which courses you wish to add. They will forward your add requests to the Registrar's Office to enroll you in Summer 2013 classes. The Financial Aid Office will not authorize disbursement until you are officially enrolled in at least the minimum number of units required for the types and amounts of Financial Aid you have been awarded. There will be no exceptions to this requirement.


Before the April 12, 2013 Fee Payment Deadline You may pay in person or mail in payment (DO NOT MAIL CASH) or online with credit card or electronic check. To pay with a credit card or electronic check you must contact the Bursar's Office at 415-338-1281 during regular business hours to setup your tuition fee charges.


All other courses will be offered through College of Extended Learning. For more information, please visit http://www.cel.sfsu.edu/


SF State Home

Bursar's Office - San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave - Adm 155, San Francisco, CA 94132-4161

Phone: 1.415.338.1281 - Fax: 1.415.338.7787 - Email: bursar@sfsu.edu