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.

Summer 2024 Office Staff Hours (effective 6/1/2024): Monday - Tuesday, Thursday - Friday, office will be remote.  Wednesday, 10 a.m. 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Campus Holidays (Offices Closed): June 19 (Juneteenth), July 4 (Independence Day)


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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