City College of San Francisco

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in San Francisco, CA

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How much is the City College of San Francisco tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, City College of San Francisco's tuition & fees is $1,696 for California residents and $14,656 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $27,159 for California residents and $40,119 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

City College of San Francisco Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,696
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,656
Books & Supplies Costs$1,233
Off-campus Room & Board$19,029
Off-campus Expenses$5,201
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees-
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$24,678

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, City College of San Francisco' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $13,259.
City College of San Francisco$1,696$14,656
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between City College of San Francisco and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
City College of San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA$1,696$14,656
Mt San Antonio CollegeWalnut, CA$1,364$10,212
Mt San Jacinto Community College DistrictSan Jacinto, CA$1,406$11,276
Palomar CollegeSan Marcos, CA$1,354$10,650
Sacramento City CollegeSacramento, CA$1,288$12,808
San Joaquin Delta CollegeStockton, CA$1,288$9,072
Sierra CollegeRocklin, CA$1,156$9,988
San Bernardino Valley CollegeSan Bernardino, CA$1,185$10,017

Financial Aid and COA

At City College of San Francisco, 16,395 students (94%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $2,233.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at City College of San Francisco is $37,886 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 891 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $4,559 and the average amount of student loans is $9,402.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$27,159$40,119
Tuition & Fees$1,696$14,656
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$25,463$25,463
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$24,926$37,886
Average Financial Aid$2,233$2,233
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship16,39594%$2,233
Pell Grants2,70215%$3,943
Federal Student Loan860%$6,910
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid891100%-
Grants or Scholarships891100%$4,559
Federal Grants891100%$3,035
Pell Grants31435%$4,973
Other Federal Grants891100%$1,282
State/Local Grants43749%$2,109
Institutional Grants34639%$1,262
Student Loan Aid51%$9,402
Federal Student Loans51%$9,402
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level314314$8,611
110,001 or more11$7,043

Student Population

City College of San Francisco has a total of 16,134 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 7,973 male students and 9,474 female students attending City College of San Francisco. The school offers online degree programs and 3,434 students enrolled online exclusively (21.28% of all students).
Undergraduate17,447 7,9739,474

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address50 Frida Kahlo Drive, San Francisco, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered227 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population16,134
Graduation Rate37%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate67% (Full-time), 34% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate20 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties551 (Full-time), 582 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs1,170 (Full-time), 616 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$91,607
Average Staff Salary$86,061