USF School of Management
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USF School of Management Dean Elizabeth Davis

Why the USF School of Management?

When you join the USF School of Management you join a university committed to developing compassionate and productive leaders.

Our mission is to challenge you to reimagine business and management to create a more humane and just world. We demand academic excellence in the service of humankind. We broaden your understanding of today’s global marketplace.

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We are located in the heart of San Francisco, one of the most intense business ecosystems in the world, which allows us to provide students with unparalleled access to high tech, biotech, finance, venture capital, and entrepreneurial leaders. In addition to unparalleled real-world application throughout your education at the School of Management, our student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1 for a highly-engaged and individualized learning experience.

We provide experiential learning opportunities that contribute to a rigorous curriculum and prepare students for today's dynamic marketplace. Students participate in numerous national competitions, including the Russ Berrie Institute National Sales Competition, the Annual National Intercollegiate Business Ethics Competition, and the Venture Capital Investment Competition® (VCIC®).

We believe in the education of the whole person, and that's why service learning and community involvement are requirements for undergraduate students. From public-service internships to volunteer outreach programs, all of our students actively participate in bettering the community.

We bring together students from across the globe to learn both the academic fundamentals of contemporary entrepreneurship and innovation as well as hard-earned business experience and insights from entrepreneurs and business professionals. Our alumni represent 117 industries in 50 states, 9 US territories, and 97 countries around the world.

Discover exceptional undergraduate and graduate academic programs, faculty of the highest caliber, and a student and alumni community that is actively changing the world from here. We are an AACSB-accredited institution, the highest standard of achievement held only by 5% of business schools worldwide. Our graduate program in public administration is accredited by NASPAA, the foremost membership organization of graduate programs in public administration, public policy, public affairs, and public & nonprofit management in the US and around the world.