Department of Mathematics

Welcome to the virtual home of the Mathematics Department at San Francisco State University. We are one of nine departments in the College of Science & Engineering.

Our office is located in Room 937 of Thornton Hall. The best way to reach us is to send an email to or call (415) 338-2251

Staff will be available in-person as noted below.

Spring 2023 Hours: Regular coverage Monday through Friday 9:00am - 12:00noon and 1:00pm - 4:00pm starting Jan 23 2023 to the end of finals week in May, except for office closures for Spring 2023 University Holidays: Jan 16 MLK Day, Mar 31 Chavez Day, May 29 Memorial Day.

Summer 2023 Hours: Reduced coverage, usually Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00-3:00. Please confirm hours at the live schedule.


SF State is known for excellence in research, programs, and mentoring in algebra-geometry-combinatorics, analysis, applied mathematics, mathematics education, and data science. We offer three undergraduate degree programs, an undergraduate minor in mathematics, and two master's degree programs: Master of Arts in mathematics and Master of Science in statistical data science.

Sky bridge between Thornton Hall and Hensill Hall

Math Minor

  • Complete 24 units of math courses


Diversity in Mathematics

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