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University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

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.

Web Sitewww.usfca.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students6,847
   Women4,271 (62.4%)
   Men2,576 (37.6%)
Graduate Students4,233

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate66% of 16,313 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.40
SAT Math591 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading595 average
560-640 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite25 average
23-28 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$68,296
Tuition and Fees
$48,066
Room and Board
$14,830
Average Percent of Need Met75%
Average Freshman Award$40,446
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$48,201

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
498
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

San Francisco Population825,863
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 21% of all students
Athletic Conferences 
MascotDon
Sororities9% of women participate
Fraternities 3% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
26.9% Asian
4.7% Black/African-American
25.9% Hispanic/Latino
8.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.8% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
30.9% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students16.8% from 80 countries
First-Year Students Returning85.2%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
77.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
12.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.54 3.84 604 620 27
Low 1.90 2.10 340 420 17
High 4.00 5.00 790 740 34
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DID YOU KNOW?

• When USF built a temporary campus after the 1906 earthquake, locals nicknamed it "the shirt factory," because it looked like the shirt making shacks thrown up after the quake.

• USF's Best Buddies are students who build one-on-one friendships with mentally disabled people in the community.

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