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Study at City College of San Francisco

City College of San Francisco, also called CCSF, is a 2-year community college. It was established in August of 1935. The college enrolls over 30, 000 credit students and more than 50, 000 non-credit students every year. CCSF offers a wide array of degrees and certificate courses in arts, sciences, business, cinema, healthcare, technology and culinary arts. City College of San Francisco has a number of campuses all over San Francisco:
  • Airport
  • Alemany
  • Castro/ Valencia
  • Chinatown/ North Beach
  • Downtown
  • Evans
  • Fort Mason
  • John Adams
  • Mission
  • Ocean
  • Southeast
The college's sports team is called the CCSF Rams. The men's sports include baseball, basketball, football, judo, soccer, track and field and cross-country; while the women's teams are badminton, basketball, judo, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, cross-country, and volleyball.

Profile of City College of San FranciscoThe campus of City College is in San Francisco, California. which is a large city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at City College include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. City College is known for its programs in medicine and liberal arts.

City College Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.

City College has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, City College had 46, 411 students enrolled (21, 273 full-time equivalent). The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at City College are 40 years old or older.

City College Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

City College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 296liberal arts and sciences, French language, library assistant, Spanish language, Latin language, Italian language, sociology, Chinese language, . . .
Family and Social Work142child development, food and nutrition, foodservice management
Medicine115health professions
Mechanics and Repair103automobile mechanics, aircraft powerplant tech, electrical installation and repair, aircraft maintenance, avionics maintenance, autobody repair, small engine mechanics
Medical Support and Technology100cardiovascular tech, pharmacy tech, medical assistant, medical coding, dental assistant, radiation therapist, electrocardiograph tech, radiographer
Cooking and Culinary Arts55culinary arts, restaurant and catering management
Medical administration54medical records tech, community health
Business and Management49accounting, international business, sales and marketing, banking, retail, labor relations, business management
Science48biological and biomedical sciences
Security and Law Enforcement45criminal justice and police, forensic science, fire-fighting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine42licensed practical nurse, home health aide, EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Media25graphic communications, digital communications, mass communication, animation and special effects, radio and television, journalism, broadcast journalism
Science and Laboratory Technician20biology tech
Therapy and Counselling19substance abuse Counselling
office and Administration19administrative assistant, office management
Law16legal assistant
Construction Trades16apparel and textile marketing, plumbing, construction manager
Computer Science and Engineering15computer support, system administration, computer programming, computer networking, computer science, information technology, webmastering
Hospitality14travel services, hotel management
Landscaping and Horticulture11landscaping, floristry, plant nursery, applied horticulture
Engineering Technician11drafting, engineering technology, HVAC tech, manufacturing tech
Photography and Commercial Art10film studies, cinematography, photography
Design9graphic design, fashion design, interior design
Real Estate and Construction Management5real estate
Drama and Performing Arts4dance
Education and Teaching0teacher aide
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0sports and fitness management
Architecture and Planning0architectural tech, architectural services
Contact: City College

City College of San Francisco

50 Phelan Ave

San Francisco, California 94112-1898

General Phone: (415) 239-3000


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