Find your purpose
Learn how to use your education to promote justice and compassion, all while living in one of the most inspiring cities in the world.
What’s happening now
Every day, USF students are being challenged to expand their world view and advocate for underserved communities. Here’s how they’re meeting the call to action:
Rowin, Sean, and Alexander ’24
Designed and built a low-cost solar distillation prism to collect and clean rainwater.
Ryan Lopez ’25
Helped develop a tutoring and mentorship program for Latinx children in Half Moon Bay.
Jada Curry ’22
Planned art and entertainment events for Black communities in San Francisco — and earned a nationally recognized fellowship for it.
Isabel Tayag ’21
Spoke up during a SF MUNI board meeting to advocate for bus riders who’d be most affected by a fare increase.
Norman Feng ’23
Helped run a multi-lingual vaccination clinic to protect senior citizens during the pandemic.
Merhawit and Mesert Mehzun ’23
Created a YouTube channel to improve health outcomes for Black residents in Los Angeles.
Financial Aid & Cost
Most USF students don’t pay the full cost of attendance. We want to make your USF education financially feasible, and we’ll work with you to see what’s possible.
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