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Academics

Study with professors who know their stuff and know your name. Join a community of faculty and classmates who see you, hear you, challenge you, help you — and encourage you to use what you learn to make the world better.

Seek Justice

Come pursue justice in the classroom and in the community. Because injustice takes many forms, USF tackles injustice in many ways.

Cynthia Swaminathan

Join 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.

Tyler Marcum

Tyler Marcum

Economics '19

Connect With San Francisco

San Francisco is an epicenter of opportunity. Culture, internships, jobs, exploration — there’s no other place like it.”

Tyler Marcum

Economics '19

Tier One

Listed as a Tier One National University
(U.S. News & World Report 2020)

Top 50

For international students
(U.S. News & World Report 2023)

A+

School for B Students
(U.S. News & World Report)

Best Value

USF was named a Best Value School among national universities in
(U.S. News & World Report)

#2

in student diversity among national universities
(U.S. News & World Report 2023)

USF Schools and Colleges

Learn by doing. Make mistakes. Make connections. Create a community of progress.

 

Reach. Teach. Counsel. Support. Inspire. Advance justice through education. 

 

Challenge the status. Question the quo. Join the community in which justice is served daily.

 

Join the teams that build the future. Soak up the innovation and creativity of San Francisco. Learn to lead with purpose. 

 

Improve lives. Practice your compassion. Transform our health system from the inside.