University of San Francisco

United States of America

0th Qs World Ranking

University of San Francisco (USF) was established in 1855. It is a private university located in San Francisco, California. The main campus is called as “The Hilltop”. Different classes are offered in multiple locations. The university campus has everything that a metropolitan city has to offer.

The University comprises of 5 schools and colleges such as College of Arts & Sciences, School of education, School of  law, School of Management, School of nursing & health professions. USF offers more than 100 programs. Some of the most popular programs include Nursing/Registered Nurse, finance and psychology, Business Administration and Management, General and Marketing/Marketing Management. The university follows a 4-1-4 based academic calendar.

The overall student population of the university is over 10,700 of which more than 6,700 students are enrolled at the undergraduate level. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 14:1and the acceptance rate is 71%.

The university students are also provided with internships and externships around the bay area from the companies throughout San Francisco. USF is categorized as a more selective university, according to U.S. News & World Report. It has more than 40 institutional partnerships with other universities throughout the world.

Notable Alumni: Clint Catalyst (Writer, spoken word performer, journalist), John C. Houlihan (Former Mayor of Oakland, California), Alejandro Toledo (Former President of Peru), Joe Rosenthal (Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer), Delia Gallagher (CNN journalist)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

In our writing concentration, you ll bring your creative fiction, nonfiction, and poetry skills to life, honing them all while having the opportunity to specialize in one or two of the genres. Combining workshops and seminars to build a curriculum in which you learn about writing from the inside out is our method of ensuring that you become not only discerning consumers, but also savvy producers, of literary texts.

High School Transcript , Fall Senior Grades , Academic Recommendation , School Report , Early Decision Agreement , SAT/ACT tests, TOEFL: IBT-65, IELTS-5.5

Advertising copywriter, Arts administrator, Digital copywriter, Editorial assistant, Lexicographer, Magazine journalist, Newspaper journalist, Writer

15th Jan

English

The concentration in financial economics provides students with the opportunity to analyze financial markets in the context of domestic and international economic concerns. Internships will be arranged where possible with banks and other financial companies to give students work experience and exposure to job opportunities.

High School Transcript , Fall Senior Grades , Academic Recommendation , School Report , Early Decision Agreement , SAT/ACT tests, TOEFL: IBT-65, IELTS-5.5

Asset Management, Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Management of Financial Institutions, Financial Engineering, Corporate Financial Management, Consulting, Private Equity / Venture Capital

15th Jan

English

The Fine Arts major is dedicated to providing students with both traditional and modern skills as they address established and contemporary concepts in a studio setting under the guidance and mentorship of professional artists. Course offerings include in-depth study in diverse painting and drawing media, sculpture in wood, ceramics, fiber and mixed media, indoor and outdoor installation, a variety of printmaking techniques, mural, stained glass, and a senior portfolio class.

High School Transcript , Fall Senior Grades , Academic Recommendation , School Report , Early Decision Agreement , SAT/ACT tests, TOEFL: IBT-65, IELTS-5.5

Exhibition designer, Fine artist, Further education teacher, Higher education lecturer, Illustrator, Museum/gallery curator, Printmaker, Secondary school teacher

15th Jan

English

When you study French at USF, you're starting a conversation with more than 220 million French speakers around the globe, expanding your career possibilities after you leave campus, and exploring a rich, celebrated history of art, film, philosophy, and literature.The French Studies programs at USF explore the literary and cultural heritage of the Francophone world, equipping students with the linguistic and cultural skills to pursue graduate school, careers or volunteer work in a variety of countries. USF also sponsors international programs at ILCF in Paris, University of Lille Catholique in Lille, and more. Together, these resources provide graduates with the communication skills and real-world experience necessary to be productive citizens of the world.

High School Transcript , Fall Senior Grades , Academic Recommendation , School Report , Early Decision Agreement , SAT/ACT tests, TOEFL: IBT-65, IELTS-5.5

International Relations Consultant, Foreign Exchange Trader, Publishing Specialist, Foreign Correspondent, Proofreader, Importer/Exporter, Translator/Interpreter

15th Jan

English

History constitutes the core of a liberal arts education by exposing students to people, places, and points of view otherwise impossible to access in one lifetime. A history major s skills are applicable in almost every career; history majors learn how to analyze sources, write persuasively, situate debates within their context, and think critically about their place in the world.

High School Transcript , Fall Senior Grades , Academic Recommendation , School Report , Early Decision Agreement , SAT/ACT tests, TOEFL: IBT-65, IELTS-5.5

Heritage managerHistoric buildings inspector or conservation officerMuseum education officerMuseum or gallery curatorMuseum or gallery exhibitions officerSecondary school teacher

15th Jan

a) Common Application

b) $65 application fee

c) Official high school transcript and School Report

d) Letter of recommendation (Counselor or a teacher)

e) Official SAT/ACT scores

f) Typical SAT range : 1040-1250, ACT (23-28)

g) Average GPA 3.60

h) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) TOEFL: IBT-65, IELTS-5.5

j) Acceptance rate: 65% (2015)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $47,500

Graduate: $16,010

Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at the University of San Francisco is $14,000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall: January 15, Spring: November 15

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

10797

Students

1636

International Students

6782

Undergraduates

4015

Postgraduate

732

Faculty Strength

14

Student Faculty Ratio

64
%

Acceptance Rate

$
47500

Tuition Fees

$
14000

Living Cost

$
2000

Other Fees

3.56

Avg. GPA

32

Avg. IB

* All cost are in USD