University of California, San Francisco

country rank 76
world rank 105

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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 153 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCSF also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
UCSF

Founded
1864

Motto
Fiat Lux Let there be light

Colours
UCSF Teal

Mascot
Bear

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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

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local studentNot reported7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l studentNot reportedover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office


+1 (415) 476 4986


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Quadmesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to University of California, San Francisco's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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

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Affiliations

  • University of California System (UC System)

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