San Francisco State University

Fact sheet

Location California, USA
Number of places 1 fee-paying and 1 fee-waiver spot place per semester
Travel advice Green
Credit transfer 12 Credit hours = 24 ECTS (please contact your Coordinator Internationalization to check whether 24 instead of 30 ECTS is sufficient)
Fall semester August-December
Spring semester January-May
Estimated tuition fees for Fontys students USD 5691,60 per semester (This will only cover the first 12 U.S. credit of courses and this does not cover additional academic courses or lab course fee).

Please note that the process for acquring visa from the American embassy is delayed at the moment. This might impact your mobility, so please check in advance.

Fields of study

Students can choose courses in ANY field of subject matters through Open University on a "first come first serve" basis.
Course Wish List form will be provided by SFSU.
Course information can be found at

Housing options

SFSU offers a variety of options of housing. The students are normally placed in an "furnished" apartment on double occupancy basis. For further information, please visit SFSU housing website at to see all the housing options. Most of the students at SFSU choose to stay either at the University Park North or the Village Centennial Square.

Travel advice

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Did you know?

That San Francisco State University was recently ranked third among all US universities for diversity by the Wall Street Journal. With a diverse range of students from almost every state and nearly 100 countries, the student community is perfect for those looking to experience new cultures.

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