University of California, San Francisco

country rank  80
world rank  120

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University Overview

Established in 1864, University of California, San Francisco is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of San Francisco (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 155 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UCSF
Founded 1864
Motto Fiat Lux
Let there be light
Colours UCSF Teal

University Location

Address 500 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
94143-0244 California
United States
T +1 (415) 476 9000
F +1 (415) 476 9690
Other locations Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
Not reported over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+1 (415) 476 4986

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of California, San Francisco's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), Division of Accreditation
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPEAC), Accreditation Commission

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of California System (UC System)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019