University of California, San Francisco

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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
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
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.

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