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What sets us apart

University of the Best City Ever

What makes San Francisco so special? Why do people flock here from every corner of the globe? We’ll let our students tell you why they chose to study in the city by the bay.

San Francisco

 is

where your change begins.

San Francisco — its history, values, opportunities, and people — is part of our university’s identity. We’ve grown up here, and so have our students. It’s their stories that help further define who we are.

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