Rank: 309

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CAhttps://www.usfca.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1150/26
Enrollment
7,600
The first university in San Francisco, this urban, liberal arts college occupies 55 acres set on a hill next to Golden Gate Park in the heart of the city. Originally known as St. Ignatius Academy, the school was founded in 1855 by Jesuits, and renamed the University of San Francisco in 1930. The school didn't admit women to all programs...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$65,100
% of students who get any grants
61%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$38,500
Average price for low-income students
$26,500
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
84%
% of need met
60%
% of students who get merit* grants
42%
Average merit grant
$11,900
student success
Graduation rate
71%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Average student debt
$21,500
Average salary within 5 years
$51,500
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
46%
admissions
Acceptance rate
64%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1150/26
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
15-Nov
Regular application
15-Jan

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

See what students are saying on Niche.com

I haven't had much networking experience yet, but when looking for housing off campus I came across many USF alums who were happy to accommodate current USF students and had a lot of pride for their school....
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University of San Francisco (USF) is the best! It is safe and at the heart of San Francisco. Classes are small and I get to know everybody and become friends with my classmates. I enjoy Kasamahan, an organization for Filipino students. USF is a home away...
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I really enjoy having direct access to the city of San Francisco. From campus it is really easy to get to places all over the city an take advantage of being in such a vibrant city. I really like the school, and I especially appreciate the focus that USF places...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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