University of San Francisco: Ranking & Review

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San Francisco Rank United States Rank World Rank
3 217 633
Top 4%

University of San Francisco Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%65%66%
Applicants16,3135,52710,786
Admissions10,7073,6197,088
Enrolled undergraduates1,532546986
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,0634,0207,043

601 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

319 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,086
Percent of students submitting SAT scores71%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
600
Math
595

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores740
Percent of students submitting ACT scores48%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
25
ACT Math
24

University of San Francisco Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $65,980 $65,980
Off-campus $65,980 $65,980
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,330 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of San Francisco provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,600 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $45,760 $45,760
Fees for full-time undergraduates $490 $490
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,625 $1,625
Tuition for Full-time graduates $24,210 $24,210
Fees for full-time graduates $50 $50
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,340 $1,340

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 595 282 877
Health Professions and Related Programs 230 283 36 549
Education 256 34 290
Psychology 126 155 281
Social Sciences 150 50 200
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 154 26 180
Legal Professions and Studies 28 148 176
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 53 95 148
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2 114 116
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 65 27 92
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 41 27 68
English Language and Literature & Letters 41 25 66
Natural Resources and Conservation 22 34 56
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 51 51
Visual and Performing Arts 49 49
Physical Sciences 18 7 25
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 8 15 23
History 21 21
Architecture and Related Services 19 19
Mathematics and Statistics 11 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10 10
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9 9
Theology and Religious Vocations 2 2
Grand Total1,6261,4752183,319

A total of 1,626 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of San Francisco.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,693 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate77%74%79%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

General info

Alternative namesUSF
Founded1855
MottoPro Urbe et Universitate
For City and University
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,692
Instructional FTE727
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.usfca.edu
Address2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, California, 94117-1080
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone4154225555
Fax+1 (415) 422 6315

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