University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

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Undergrad Diversity Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$52,482

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
50%
500-599
32%
400-499
5%
700-800
16%
600-699
40%
500-599
39%
400-499
3%
30-36
21%
24-29
45%
18-23
31%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,086
Declined 7,781
Total Received 21,867
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Private

6,577

undergraduate students

4,059

graduate students

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School Facts

University of San Francisco, founded in 1855, is a private, Jesuit Catholic University. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, School of Management, School of Nursing and Health Professions, School of Education, and the School of Law. Its 55-acre campus is located in San Francisco.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 10,636
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational

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55-acre, urban campus in San Francisco (population: 884,363). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation on campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: San Francisco Bay Area
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: San Francisco International

University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco
94117-1080

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Kasamahan
  • Nursing Student Association
  • Black Student Union
  • Delta Zeta
  • Kappa Alpha Theta

Top Events

  • Campus Activities Board Donaroo Concert
  • Campus Activities Board Dons Night Out
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
66%
Top 1/2
95%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
50%
500-599
32%
400-499
5%
700-800
16%
600-699
40%
500-599
39%
400-499
3%
30-36
21%
24-29
45%
18-23
31%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.53

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,086
Declined 7,781
Total Received 21,867

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
volunteer work

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 92
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Rock climbing, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Rock climbing, Table tennis

Club Sports Men

Badminton, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Softball, Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Women

Badminton, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Riflery, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Softball, Swimming and diving, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Applied Economics
Architecture
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Design and Visual Communications, General
Development Economics and International Development
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Economics, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Health Services Administration
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology/Theological Studies
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

10,636

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

6,577
students

Female
62%
4,101

Male
38%
2,476

38%

4,059
students

Female
66%
2,665

Male
34%
1,394

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

6,345
students

Female
64%
4,004

Male
36%
2,341

4%

232
students

Female
42%
97

Male
58%
135

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%
Student 4 year graduation rate 66%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
25%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

371

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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