University of California, San Francisco

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School Overview

The University of California San Francisco (locally known as UCSF) was founded in 1873 in San Francisco, California – where it still resides. The University is a renown center for health sciences education, research, and patient care. Of the 10 campuses that make up the University of California system, it is the only school to offer graduate education, and in bio-medical and health sciences. UCSF’s treatment centers focus on an array of health science and medical procedures including kidney transplants and liver transplantation, oncology, neurosurgery, radiology, neurology, ophthalmology, women’s health, gene therapy, pediatrics, internal medicine, and fetal surgery.

As stated on the university’s official website, the mission of the school is to serve as a “public university dedicated to saving lives and improving health.” U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked the UCSF Medical Center in its list of top 10 hospitals nationwide and its AIDS programs was ranked number one the United States.

General Information

500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143-0244

General Phone: (415) 476-9000
Website URL: www.ucsf.edu
Type of Institution: Public, 4-year or above
Awards Offered: Postbaccalaureate certificate
MA/MS degrees
Post-MA/MS’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship (new classification)
Doctor’s degree – professional practice (new classification)
Campus setting: City: Large
On-campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 3,052 (0 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty: 2 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $9,342
In-state Student Fees $1,068
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $24,444
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,068


All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 298 553 31
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 8 81
Biochemistry
Biomedical Sciences, General 2 15
Biophysics 2 14
Cell/cellular Biology and Histology 6
Developmental Biology and Embryology 2
Genetics, General 3
Immunology 7
Molecular Biochemistry 2 20
Neuroscience 2 14
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 1 6
Engineering 12
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 12
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 289 445 31
Dentistry 101 13
Medical Scientist 20 18
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2 17
Medicine 157
oral Biology and oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 8 3
Pharmacy 118
Physical Therapy/therapist 32 27
Public Health Education and Promotion 7
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 220 22
Social Sciences 9
Sociology 9
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of California-San Francisco Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (415) 476-9000
Website: www.ucsf.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143-0244
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,114
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 2,941 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $0
Out-of-state Tuition: $0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: %
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of California-San Francisco Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of California-San Francisco.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 710
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Engineering 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 594
History 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 12
Grand total 62120

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of California-San Francisco and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0
Books and supplies $0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,933
Out-of-state $28,035

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 0 %
Grant or scholarship aid 0 % $0
Student loan aid 0 % $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 0 % $0
Federal student loans 0 % $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of California-San Francisco. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of California-San Francisco students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of California-San Francisco Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,114
Undergraduate enrollment 0
Graduate enrollment 3,114

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of California-San Francisco Accreditation

This institution is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Predoctoral
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Dental Public Health
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology- (OMP)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology- (OMP)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
    • Oral Medicine
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Fellowship
    • Craniofacial and Special Care Orthodontics ? Fellowship
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
    • (SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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