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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 2024

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

Best Value

in the top 50%

U.S. News & World Report 2024

in ethnic diversity among national universities

U.S. News & World Report 2024

USF Schools and Colleges

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College of Arts & Sciences

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

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School of Education

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

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School of Law

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

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School of Management

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

Clinical Skills Lab

School of Nursing and Health Professions

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