USF students posing with the

Global Perspective

Hailing from more than 90 countries. Sharing wisdom learned from hundreds of cultures. Offering viewpoints from thousands of identities. Your fellow students will be some of your best teachers at USF, and so will the city itself.

Because you’re immersed in San Francisco, you’ll reap all the benefits of its multicultural population and diverse communities, neighborhoods, and organizations. And because you’re enrolled at USF, you’ll be enriched socially and intellectually by experiencing and exploring the variety of cultures, lifestyles, values, and beliefs that makes up our student body, faculty, and staff.

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As one of the most culturally diverse universities in the United States (U.S. News and World Report ranks USF as tied for third in undergraduate student ethnic diversity), ours is a community where students, faculty, staff, and neighbors learn with and from one another.

Embracing Undocumented Students

USF is committed to helping undocumented students bolster their future as citizens of the world. We offer a variety of resources to support prospective and current USF students who have not yet received citizenship or permanent residency in the U.S. Our application process is identical for everyone, so no one needs to hide his or her residency status.

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