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:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,145
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:3,005 (96% 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

University of California-San Francisco Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences69
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Engineering11
Health Professions and Related Programs574
History11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Social Sciences11
Grand total61717

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,506
Out-of-state$27,608

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid0%
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Student loan aid0%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Federal student loans0%$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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment3,145
Undergraduate enrollment0
Graduate enrollment3,145

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 Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • 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 (Doctor of Pharmacy Program)
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Craniofacial and Special Care Orthodontics ? Fellowship
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Dental Public Health
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology- (OMP)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology- (OMP)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Fellowship
    • Oral Medicine
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • 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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