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 2014 Census Date - September 5, 2014)

Fall 2014 - Undergraduate  
Arts and Sciences 3,641
Management 2,306
Nursing 798
Visiting students 100
Subtotal (Traditional Undergraduate) 6,745
Fall 2014 - Graduate  
Arts and Sciences 830
Management 678
Nursing 681
Education 1,058
Law 557
Visiting students 52
Subtotal (Traditional Graduate) 3,804
Grand Total 10,701
Average Class Size 20
Student - Faculty Ratio 15:1
Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degrees (full-time) 92%
Full and part-time  1,112

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 1,502 first-time freshmen in the fall semester of 2014. Here are a few facts about the freshman class:

The class comes from 49 states and 87 other countries.

Freshman Diversity  
African American 4.5%
Asian-American 26.1%
Caucasian 28.3%
International 17.1%
Latino/Hispanic 20.7%
Native American 1.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.9%
Unspecified (or Chose Not to Disclose) 1.1%
High School (Fall 2014)  
From public high schools 53.6%
From parochial high schools 21.4%
From private high schools 16.5%
Unidentified 2.1%
International 6.5%