University of San Francisco: Statistics

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#873 of 14,134 In the World
#274 of 2,597 In North America
#243 of 2,496 In the United States
#23 of 249 In California
#3 of 12 In San Francisco
#165 of 1,052 For Law Enforcement
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Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
70%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
27
Avg. cost to attend
$42,801 /y
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
5,852
Graduates
4,216
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.usfca.edu

University of San Francisco Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 70% 69% 71%
Applicants 21,477 7,579 13,898
Admissions 15,099 5,200 9,899
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,134 400 734
Freshmen enrolled part time 8 4 4

1,251 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

8,809 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
650 or 57%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1140
or below

75% of them
had 1330
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of San Francisco are 1140-1330 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
235 or 21%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of San Francisco are 24-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2738 (27%)
Asian 2222 (22%)
Hispanic 2114 (21%)
Nonresident Alien 1277 (13%)
Two or more races 800 (8%)
Black or African American 642 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 214 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 47 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$42,801/year
Average aid awarded
$26,504
Students receiving aid
90%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $32,023
$30-48K $31,994
$48-75K $36,818
$75-110K $39,638
$110K+ $49,199

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $51,930$26,640
Tuition in-state $51,930$26,640
Tuition out-of-state $51,930$26,640
Fee in-district $552$70
Fee in-state $552$70
Fee out-of-state $552$70

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,560
Combined charge for room and board $15,990
Room charge $10,930
Meal charge $5,060

University of San Francisco Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 260 32
Business Administration and Management, General 136 81
Clinical Nurse Specialist 170
Psychology, General 133
Counseling Psychology 127
Law 126
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 41 73
Education, General 106
Computer Science 65 38
Finance, General 98
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 96
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 95
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology & Technician 10 83
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 60 24
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 78 3
Public Health, General 64
Public Administration 1 62
Environmental Studies 26 31
International Business & Trade & Commerce 56
International Relations and Affairs 56
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 55
Sociology, General 55
Political Science and Government, General 50
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 27 23
Accounting 45
Design and Visual Communications, General 39
Human Resources Development 39
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 38
Mass Communication & Media Studies 37
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 28 7
Advertising 32
Creative Writing 30
English Language and Literature, General 28
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 28
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 28
Tax Law & Taxation 27
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 25
Chemistry, General 22 2
Information Technology 4 20
Multicultural Education 11 13
History, General 22
Museology & Museum Studies 22
Behavioral Aspects of Health 22
Asian Studies & Civilization 3 18
Architecture 21
Environmental Science 20
Energy Systems Technology & Technician 19
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 19
Medical Informatics 18
International & Globalization Studies 17
Clinical Psychology 8 8
Physics, General 15
Urban Studies & Affairs 1 14
Philosophy 15
Elementary Education and Teaching 15
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 15
Economics, General 11 3
Mathematics, General 12
Special Education and Teaching, General 10 2
Human Services, General 11
Visual and Performing Arts, General 10
Reading Teacher Education 10
Area Studies, Other 9
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 8
Demography and Population Studies 8
Fine & Studio Arts, General 7
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 7
Curriculum and Instruction 7
Technology Teacher Education & Industrial Arts Teacher Education 6
Advanced Legal Research & Studies, General 5
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 4 1
Organizational Behavior Studies 4
Biotechnology 4
Theology & Theological Studies 2
French Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Applied Economics 1
Japanese Language and Literature 1
Comparative Literature 1
Business & Managerial Economics 1
Management Science 1
Grand Total 1,702 1,472 211
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 71% 69% 73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,754
Citations
116,860

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,330 / 35,263
Medicine
1,166 / 31,292
Psychology
939 / 29,747
Business
927 / 21,121
Political Science
669 / 4,533
Economics
619 / 9,882
Sociology
618 / 9,877
Computer Science
553 / 12,225
Law
391 / 1,775
Biology
383 / 11,457
Engineering
335 / 7,546
Environmental Science
324 / 6,439
Art & Design
322 / 3,073
Mathematics
306 / 3,684
Social Psychology
279 / 14,057
Physics
256 / 5,190
Demography
248 / 8,009
Chemistry
243 / 4,450
Health Science
235 / 4,282
Communications and Public Relations
234 / 4,698
Education Majors
226 / 3,602
Gender Studies
187 / 4,041
Nursing
167 / 2,783
Marketing
153 / 5,001
Investment Banking and Stock trading
152 / 1,219
Healthcare Management (MHA)
150 / 3,713
History
148 / 846
Development Studies
146 / 4,501
Public Health
143 / 4,021
Child Psychology
134 / 4,053
Math Teachers
124 / 1,227
Public Policy / Administration
123 / 2,182
Finance
121 / 1,916
Geography and Cartography
112 / 1,137
Political Economy
105 / 1,943
Criminology and Criminal Justice
103 / 3,075
Clinical Psychology
97 / 3,233
Management Information Systems
95 / 2,451
Law Enforcement
95 / 1,077
Human Rights Law
89 / 707

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 26 338
1992 36 438
1993 48 450
1994 61 474
1995 64 591
1996 69 792
1997 85 740
1998 67 883
1999 96 924
2000 89 1248
2001 101 1452
2002 108 1713
2003 105 1968
2004 120 2352
2005 119 2676
2006 124 3146
2007 222 3557
2008 298 4027
2009 244 4999
2010 246 5709
2011 264 6510
2012 277 7252
2013 313 8167
2014 489 8762
2015 408 8822
2016 403 8769
2017 367 9252
2018 354 8943
2019 362 10429
2020 437 12590
2021 406 14041

University of San Francisco alumni

  1. Kimberly Guilfoyle

    Kimberly Guilfoyle
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in the University of San Francisco
    In 1994 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    journalistlawyermodel
    Biography

    Kimberly Ann Guilfoyle is an American television news personality who also served as an advisor to the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump.

  2. Bill Russell

    Bill Russell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coachcoachactor
    Biography

    William Felton Russell is an American former professional basketball player who played as a center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1956 to 1969. A five-time NBA Most Valuable Player and a 12-time NBA All-Star, he was the centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty that won eleven NBA championships during his 13-year career. Russell and Henri Richard of the National Hockey League are tied for the record of the most championships won by an athlete in a North American sports league. He led the San Francisco Dons to two consecutive NCAA championships in 1955 and 1956, and he captained the gold-medal winning U.S. national basketball team at the 1956 Summer Olympics.

  3. Pablo Schreiber

    Pablo Schreiber
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Pablo Tell Schreiber is a Canadian-American actor, known for his dramatic stage work and for his portrayal of Nick Sobotka on The Wire, William Lewis on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Mad Sweeney on the TV adaptation of American Gods, and for his role of George "Pornstache" Mendez on Orange Is the New Black, for which he received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. He was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in Awake and Sing! on Broadway. He also narrated the audiobook version of Brett Easton Ellis’ American Psycho, and is one of the leads in Den of Thieves. In April 2019, he was cast as Master Chief in the Halo live-action series.

  4. Suzanne Somers

    Suzanne Somers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    actormodelwriterautobiographertelevision actor
    Biography

    Suzanne Marie Somers is an American actress, author, singer, businesswoman, and health spokesperson. She appeared in the television role of Chrissy Snow on Three's Company and as Carol Foster Lambert on Step by Step.

General info

Alternative names USF
Founded 1855
Motto Pro Urbe et Universitate
For City and University
Colors green, gold
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; February-May)
Total FTE staff 1,551
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, California, 94117-1080
United States
City population 882,000
Phone 4154225555
Fax +1 (415) 422 6315

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