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University of San Francisco

San Francisco, California
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
5,572 Undergraduates
70% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Mostly Women
Private
Expensive
Region: West
Division 1
Size: Small
Doctoral
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, California
94117-1080
(415) 422-5555
https://www.usfca.edu/

The University of San Francisco, a Jesuit Catholic university in San Francisco, California, is one of the top 110 institutions of higher learning in the United States. Established by the Jesuits in 1855, the school was first named St. Ignatius Academy. The University of San Francisco, or USF, is located on 55 acres of land in an urban setting. It has two mottos, “For City and University” and “Change the World From Here.” There are four schools for management, law, education and nursing and health, and one college for the arts and sciences. Notable alumni include basketball player Bill Russell, Former White House Press Secretary Pierre Salinger, Former Commissioner of the NFL Pete Rozelle, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California Ming Chin, TV personality Kimberly Guilfoyle, Former Chief of Police of San Francisco Heather Fong and journalist Delia Gallagher. The school’s colors are green and gold, its mascot is The Don, a Spanish nobleman and its teams are nicknamed the Dons. Its sports affiliations are AJCU, ACCU, NAICU and WSCUC. Varsity sports offered by the University of San Francisco include men’s basketball, baseball, track and field, cross country, golf and soccer, and women’s volleyball and sand volleyball, basketball, cross country, golf and tennis.

Location

San Francisco , officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. San Francisco is the 13th most populous city in the United States, and the 4th most populous in California, with 884,363 residents as of 2017. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles , mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second most densely populated large US city, and the fifth most densely populated U.S. county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

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restaurants score

Students
36%

Men

64%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

82%

Live On Campus

324

New Transfer Students

Admissions
70%

Acceptance Rate

8%

Enrollment Yield

1140-1330

SAT Range

21,477

Applicants in 2020

Costs
$42,801

Typical Cost

$52,482

Average Tuition

90%

Recieve Financial Aid

93%

Have Loans

$21,250

Median Debt

Academics
12 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

"Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse"

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many on campus

Greek Life:

Important, many to choose from

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

West Coast Conference

Track & Field Conference:

West Coast Conference

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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