1. Honored by Entertainment Weekly as one of the nation's leading film schools, SF State counts more than 13 Oscar winners among its alumni.
2. SF State has one of the oldest and most respected creative writing departments in the nation. Alumni include Pulitzer-winning poets, best-selling authors and California’s poet laureate, Carol Muske-Dukes. It is the only university in California to offer a bachelor's degree in technical and professional writing.
3. According to U.S. News & World Report, SF State is the 6th most diverse college campus in the Western United States.
4. SF State is serious about giving back to the community and the environment. Princeton Review named SF State as one of 81 "Colleges with a Conscience," and it has also been recognized as one of the Carnegie Foundation's "Community Engagement" institutions.