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University of San Francisco
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Location
City: San Francisco, California
Country: United States
General Information
Type: University
Founded: 1855
President: Stephen A. Privett, S.J.
Mascot: Dons
Tuition/fees: $16,580 Undergraduate tuition per semester
Address & Contact Information
Address: 2130 Fulton Street
City: San Francisco
State/Province: California
Postal code: 94117-1080
Country: United States
Website
www.usfca.edu


University of San Francisco (USF) is a private Jesuit and Catholic University in the United States in San Francisco, California. USF was established as San Francisco's first institution of higher learning in 1855. USF rests on a hilltop in a quiet, 51-acre setting between the Presidio and Golden Gate Park and is equidistant from the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay. It is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in California. USF's MBA program was ranked among the Top 100 in 2004 by the Wall Street Journal and the Princeton Review ranked it among the Top 143 in 2005. USF's 8,500-member student body is composed of students from 75 countries, and are ranked in the Top 15 national universities for student diversity and international student enrollment. USF's thousands of alumni span the globe and provide an invaluable career mentoring network for both current students and new graduates. USF is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and the School of Business and Management (SOBAM) is accredited by the AACSB.

Because of its location on Lone Mountain, one of San Francisco's major hills, USF's nickname is "The Hilltop." Reflecting its close historical ties with the City, the university's motto is Pro Urbe et Universitate.

Structure and degrees The university's academic divisions (with dates of establishment):

College of Arts and Sciences (Originally the whole university; became a distinct entity in 1926, reorganized 1982) College of Professional Studies (1981) School of Business and Management (1947, reorganized 1999) School of Education (1972) School of Law (1912) School of Nursing (1954) The university offers the following degrees:

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Bachelor of Sciences (BS) Bachelor of Public Administration (BPA) Master of Arts (MA) Master of Sciences (MS) Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Master of Nonprofit Administration Master of Business Administration (MBA) Doctor of Education (Ed. D.) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Juris Doctor (JD) Master of Laws (LL. M)


Contact Information

2130 Fulton Street; San Francisco, California 94117-1080.

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