Graduate Program - Application

Application to the Philosophy graduate program at San Francisco State University is a two-part process.

You must complete both parts for your application to be reviewed.


NOTE: While our Fall 2017 application deadline remains July 15th 2017, beginning June 1st SFSU Graduate Studies will only accept applications through exception (due to switching to new application software). If you would like to apply to for Fall 2017, please send an email to the Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Sowaal (email both and ) informing her of your intent to apply. We will then be in touch with special instructions.


Part One: Apply to SFSU online at Cal State Apply

Online applications are uploaded to SF State Student Systems in 24 hours.

Submit one set of official transcripts from all post-secondary (post-high school) programs attended to the University (San Francisco State University, Graduate Admissions, 1600 Holloway Avenue, ADM 254, San Francisco, CA 94132).

Part Two: Apply to the Department of Philosophy

We have moved to an online form for submitting our department's application: Click here

If you have questions about submitting your materials, please contact the Graduate Coordinator Assistant: