Facts & Figures

USF is anything but uniform. Just like our applicants, we aren’t simply a few numbers on a page. But we know that when you’re making choices, numbers can be important. So we’ve compiled some of the basics here.

USF Census (Fall 2013 Census Date - September 6, 2013)

Fall 2013 - Undergraduate  
Arts and Sciences 3,428
Management 2,135
Nursing 745
Special students 84
Subtotal (Traditional Undergraduate) 6,392
Fall 2013 - Graduate  
Arts and Sciences 815
Management 719
Nursing 615
Education 970
Law 576
Special students 43
Subtotal (Traditional Graduate) 3,738
Grand Total 10,130
Average Class Size  
Core 29
Major/Elective 21
Student - Faculty Ratio 15:1
Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degrees (full-time) 92%
Full and part-time  1,110

Our Rankings

  • US News and World Report ranks USF 8th among national universities for student ethnic diversity and 10th in international student enrollment.
  • The Princeton Review names USF one of the "Best Western Colleges" among the top 377 schools in the country.
  • US News and World Report ranked USF's School of Nursing and Health Professions in the top 40 nursing programs in the nation.
  • USF Undergraduate Business Program is in the top 100 nationwide.
  • USF placed in the top 20% of schools nationwide that deliver the best experience for military students, according to Military Friendly™.


Freshman Class Profile

The University of San Francisco enrolled 1,148 first-time freshmen in the fall semester of 2013. Here are a few facts about the freshman class:

The class comes from 49 states and 87 other countries.

Freshman Diversity  
African American 4.4%
Asian-American 23.1%
Caucasian 26.1%
International 20.2%
Latino/Hispanic 20.9%
Native American 1.7%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1%
Unspecified (or Chose Not to Disclose) 2.6%
High School (Fall 2013)  
From public high schools 52%
From parochial high schools 21.2%
From private high schools 11.4%
Unidentified 3.7%