University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$52,482

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
570
75th
670
25th
570
75th
32
25th
24
75th
28
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,099
Declined 6,378
Total Received 21,477
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Private

7,173

undergraduate students

4,998

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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 12,171
Established in 1855
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
66%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
570
75th
670
25th
570
75th
32
25th
24
75th
28
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,099
Declined 6,378
Total Received 21,477

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$26,412

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $51,930
Housing $10,930
Food $5,060
Additional fees $552
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $70,072
Average Financial Aid - $26,412
Total with Avg. Aid $43,660

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 415 422-2620
F: 415 422-6084
onestop@usfca.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Golf yes yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, boxing, Brazilian jujitsu, cycling, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, golf, judo, karate, lacrosse, muay thai, riflery, rugby, sailing, soccer, skiing, softball, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, boxing, Brazilian jujitsu, cycling, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, golf, judo, karate, muay thai, riflery, rugby, sailing, soccer, skiing, softball, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, rock climbing, soccer (indoor/outdoor), volleyball, yoga

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, West Coast Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes
Advertising. yes
Applied Economics. yes
Architecture. yes
Area Studies, Other. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes yes
Behavioral Aspects of Health. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Clinical Nurse Specialist. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Comparative Literature. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician. yes yes
Demography and Population Studies. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes
Development Economics and International Development. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Economics, Other. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Energy Systems Technology/Technician. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Financial Planning and Services. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human Resources Development. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Science. yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Multicultural Education. yes yes
Museology/Museum Studies. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Programs for Foreign Lawyers. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Tax Law/Taxation. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

12,171

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

7,173
students

Female
62%
4,483

Male
38%
2,690

41%

4,998
students

Female
65%
3,269

Male
35%
1,729

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

6,570
students

Female
63%
4,146

Male
37%
2,424

8%

603
students

Female
56%
337

Male
44%
266

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Student Break-down

13%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 75
Countries most often represented China
India
Indonesia
Taiwan
Thailand
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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