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San Francisco is safer than you might have heard — and USF's neighborhood is among the safest in the city.

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Top-Ranked University

In new rankings, U.S. News & World Report rates USF among the top in the nation — and No. 1 for campus ethnic diversity.

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our Campus

Find yourself in the heart of the city.

An Academic Experience
Like No Other

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The Undergraduate Experience

Come study with professors, not with graduate students. In small classes, not big lecture halls.

The Graduate Experience

Invest in your future. Increase your value. Complete a USF master’s degree, doctoral degree, or certificate. 

World-Changing Research

Do real research with your professors and classmates. Connect with people making a difference.

A Global Perspective

Come find the world on our campus. See the world through different lenses. Learn with students and professors from all over the globe.


in ethnic diversity among national universities

U.S. News & World Report 2024
Top 6%

in lifetime earnings

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Best Value

in the top 50%

U.S. News & World Report 2024
Top 30%

among national universities

U.S. News & World Report 2024

Satisfied or strongly satisfied on graduating student survey


student-to-faculty ratio


Total enrollment for 2023

Top 15%

in actual graduation rate

U.S. News & World Report 2024
Top 20%

for Social Mobility

U.S. News & World Report 2024

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