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Apply to the University of San Francisco

We offer two ways to complete the University of San Francisco undergraduate application. Equal consideration is given to both, so select the option that’s easier for you.

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USF nursing faculty and students
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Common Application

The Common Application provides a standard admission application that may be submitted to any of their 488 members, including the University of San Francisco. Learn more about The Common Application.

Once you complete the Common Application, send all supporting documents to our admissions office. The USF Application Instructions provide a full description of all required documents for Freshman and Transfer applicants. 

Note: Transfer applications are not considered complete until we receive an application, letter of recommendation and transcripts from all previous colleges.

USF’s Online Application

Once you create an account, we’ll provide a checklist of information required to submit your application online. Fill out as much as you can, and save your progress until it’s complete.


Note: Students interested in applying to one of our Bachelor's Degree Completion Programs for Working Professionals should select Degree Completion” as the Application Type.