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The University of San Francisco, founded in 1855, is a private, church-affiliated university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences and Professional Studies, the McLaren College of Business, and the Schools of Education, Law, and Nursing. The 55-acre campus is located in San Francisco, three miles from downtown.

Website: www.usfca.edu

Private
Co-ed
6,577
Undergraduate
Students
(62.4%) 4,101 Women
(37.6%) 2,476 Men
4,059
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 21,867 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.53
SAT Math
618 average
560-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
610 average
570-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$73,872
Tuition and Fees
$52,482
Room and Board
$15,990
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$36,087
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,752
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
471
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 19% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 23% of classes
40-49 students: 14% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

San Francisco Population
825,863
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Francisco Bay Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
34% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Don
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
28.1% Asian
5.5% Black/African-American
24.9% Hispanic/Latino
10.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
29.1% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students
13.0% from 92 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
65.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
9.0%
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