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About USF

University of San Francisco (USF) — private non-profit christian university. It is located in San Francisco, United States. USF is a member of Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU). Sport affiliations and memberships National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

The university is one of the top-1000 universities in the world. In the USA, USF is considered one of the most prestigious higher education institutions.

USF offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs in different fields of study.

Location
San Francisco, United States
Establishment year
1855
Students
10,026
International students
1,094
Acceptance rate
70%
Religion
Christian

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USF tuition fees

As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at USF is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. At USF, tuition fees are equal for everyone — from 20,495 USD per year. The educational institution helps students financially with the help of scholarships and financial aid. They are available to local and international students. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Scholarships
Yes
Financial Aid
Yes
Bachelor
Local52,906USD/year
Foreign52,903USD/year
Master
20,495USD/year
Doctorate
29,077USD/year

Additional costs

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus15,990USD/year
off campus15,990USD/year
Other expenses
on campus3,800USD/year
off campus3,800USD/year

Study programs at USF

Law
Pre-Law Programs
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
72 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Law
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 65
Sociology with Criminology, Law and Society Concentration
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Law
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Education & Training
Psychology (Hons)
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Education & Training
Exam scores
GPA — 3.5, TOEFL iBT — 80
Engineering & Technology
Engineering
Study degree
BEng
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 80
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Hospitality Management
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Physical Sciences
Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in 3+2 Physics-Engineering Dual Degree Track
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Physical Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Materials Physics
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Physical Sciences
Computer Science & IT
Computer Science (Dual Degree)
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 80
Data Science
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Medicine
B.S. in Biology - Concentration in Ecology Emphasis
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
B.S. in Biology - Molecular Biology Emphasis
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors in Biology
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Medicine
Biology (Hons)
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.2, TOEFL iBT — 78
Kinesiology
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
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Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
B.S. in Environmental Science
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Biology with Ecology Concentration
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Environmental Science
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Environmental Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Sociology - Globalization, Development and Sustainability
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Humanities
Art History and Museum History
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Asian Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Asian Studies with Philippine Concentration
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
B.A. in Asian Studies
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
B.A. in History
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Humanities
Show all
Applied Sciences & Professions
Art History and Museum History
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Sociology - Critical Diversity and Social Justice
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Social Sciences & Management
Applied Economics (Dual Degree)
Study form
Full-time
Duration
60 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 80
Asian Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Asian Studies with Philippine Concentration
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
B.A. in Media Studies
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
B.A. in Psychology
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Show all
Journalism & Media
Advertising
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Economics & Business Management
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Media Studies
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Arts & Humanities
Advertising
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Economics & Business Management
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Art History and Museum History
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Humanities
Arts & Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
B.A. in English with Literature Concentration
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
B.A. in French Studies
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
B.A. in Japanese Studies
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Show all
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Accounting
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Applied Economics (Dual Degree)
Study form
Full-time
Duration
60 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
TOEFL iBT — 80
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biology
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Biology (Hons)
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.2, TOEFL iBT — 78
Show all
Economics & Business Management
Accounting
Study degree
BSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
Advertising
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Arts & Humanities
Economics & Business Management
Journalism & Media
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
B.A. in Critical Diversity Studies
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Economics & Business Management
B.A. in Economics - Financial Economics Concentration
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Economics & Business Management
B.A. in Economics - International Economics Concentration
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Show all
Other
Architecture and Community Design
Study degree
BA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0, TOEFL iBT — 65
B.A. in Asian Studies - Philippine Studies Concentration
Exams
IELTS
B.A. in Comparative Literature and Culture with Cultural Emphasis
Exams
IELTS
B.A. in Comparative Literature and Culture with Language Emphasis
Exams
IELTS
B.A. in Comparative Literature and Culture with Literature Emphasis
Exams
IELTS
Show all
Other programs
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Sport Management
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
23 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Law
Legal Studies in Taxation
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Law
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0
Applied Sciences & Professions
Museum Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
16 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 61, TOEFL iBT — 90
Education & Training
Higher Education and Student Affairs
Study degree
MA
Study form
Part-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 2.8, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 92
International and Multicultural Education
Study degree
MA
Study form
Part-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
GPA — 2.8, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 92
Special Education (For Non-Credential Holders)
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
GPA — 2.8, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 92
Teaching Reading with Credential
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
GPA — 2.8, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 92
Teaching with Credential with Concentration in Catholic Education
Study degree
MA
Study form
Part-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Exam scores
GPA — 2.8, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 92
Humanities
International and Multicultural Education
Study degree
MA
Study form
Part-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
GPA — 2.8, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 92
Museum Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
16 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 61, TOEFL iBT — 90
Medicine
Health Informatics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 61, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 90
Public Health
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 100
Sport Management
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
23 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Biotechnology
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 61, TOEFL iBT — 90
Computer Science & IT
Applied Economics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Computer Science
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Health Informatics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 61, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 90
Economics & Business Management
Applied Economics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
Dual Degree of Financial Analysis and MBA
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
42 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 92
Higher Education and Student Affairs
Study degree
MA
Study form
Part-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 2.8, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 92
International and Development Economics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 53, TOEFL iBT — 79
Legal Studies in Taxation
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS
Study field
Law
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.0
Show all
Social Sciences & Management
Applied Economics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Computer Science & IT
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
International and Development Economics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 53, TOEFL iBT — 79
International and Multicultural Education
Study degree
MA
Study form
Part-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Education & Training
Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
GPA — 2.8, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 92
Museum Studies
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
16 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Humanities
Applied Sciences & Professions
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 61, TOEFL iBT — 90
Other
Global Entrepreneurial Management
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 79
San Francisco Teacher Residency with Credential
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
GPA — 2.8, IELTS — 7.0, TOEFL iBT — 92
Other programs
Medicine
Clinical Psychology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 68, TOEFL iBT — 100
Family Nurse Practitioner
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Population Health Leadership
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Social Sciences & Management
Clinical Psychology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, PTE, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, PTE — 68, TOEFL iBT — 100
Other
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Executive Leadership
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
GPA, IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
GPA — 3.0, IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at USF

To enter an undergraduate program at USF, you should have good grades (GPA 2) and pass the entrance exams. Before submitting documents to the university, applicants take an English language exam. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 65. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.

GPA
2
IELTS
6
TOEFL iBT
65

Master's degree at USF

The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. It is impossible to enter USF for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 79. IELTS — 6 or higher.

IELTS
6
TOEFL iBT
79
TOEFL PBT
600

Doctorate degree at USF

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass IELTS with 6.5 points. The minimum score for TOEFL is 100.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
100
TOEFL PBT
600

USF campus

The campus of USF is located in San Francisco. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis. During the period of study, students can use the university library, where they can do homework and write scientific papers. Not only locals study at USF, but also students from other countries. This is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the culture of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes
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