General Catalog 2017-2018

Students from all over the United States and all over the world choose the University of San Francisco, San Francisco’s first university, for an education unparalleled at any other institution.

Why? San Francisco, one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, provides extraordinary academic opportunities. Professors and administrators are accessible to students and share with them a passion for justice to constitute a socially responsible learning community. With a USF education, students will acquire core competencies leading beyond the classroom. The University's Institutional Learning Outcomes are achieved through our rigorous academic programs.

Since 1855 the University of San Francisco, one of twenty-eight Jesuit Universities in the United States has grown to extend it’s global reach from a campus at the heart of the city, with locations throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area, and through expanding international opportunities. Whether completing degrees or certificate programs, our students and graduates benefit from national and international recognition.

State Authorization
USF is accepting applications for enrollment into online degree programs from residents in the following states: Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. Please check www.usfca.edu/state-auth for specific programs offered in these states.