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    University Of California - [UCSF], California, San Francisco

    San Francisco, CaliforniaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1864established year
    3300enrollment
    8.1/10

    University of California: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    Established in 1864, the University of California is a public research university providing students with degree programs focused on health and a chance to follow and pursue their passion. 

    One of the largest public universities in California, the University of California is a renowned research university. UC offers doctoral degrees, master's degrees, as well as certificate programs. 

    • UCSF has bagged the third position in the world for Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy and fifth position in the world for Life and Agricultural Sciences. 
    • Before this, UCSF had been second in the world for Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy from 2007-2015. 

    Rankings

    • According to U.S. News & World Report, the four graduate schools of USCF ranks consistently among the top in the world. 
    • UCSF Medical Center ranked among the nation’s top five hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in 2018–19

    Highlights

    Year of Establishment 1864
    Location San Francisco, California
    University Type Public University
    Campus Setting Urban
    Admission Process Online
    Cost of Attendance 53,000 USD
    Annual Acceptance Rate 74%
    Test Scores Accepted TOEFL, IELTS
    Faculty to Student Ratio 1:15
    Total Student Enrollment 3,100
    Percentage of International Students 32%
    Mode of Program Full-Time
    Admission Helpdesk (415) 476-4044; admissions@medsch.ucsf.edu
    Official Website ucsf.edu

    University of California San Francisco Courses

    The University of California San Francisco offers only graduate programs that include 11 professional masters and 19 doctorate programs in Dentistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, and Health Division. All these programs are offered through the four professional schools- Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, pharmacy and UCSF Graduate Division. 

    Some of the sought after Ph.D. programs include- Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, Medical Anthropology, and Healthcare Administration & Interprofessional Leadership MS.

    University of California San Francisco Campus

    The University of California San Francisco has more than 20 locations throughout San Francisco and beyond. The campus has six main campus locations that include 

    Parnassus Heights, Mission Bay, Mount Zion Laurel Heights, Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve, and UCSF Fresno. Apart from these main locations, there are a number of UCSF Affiliates at several other locations.

    The original UCSF campus is located in Parnassus Heights which serves as the headquarters. Several departments ranging from Anesthesia and Perioperative Care to Surgery in the School of Medicine, call Parnassus home. The campus is also the base for the School of Dentistry. 

    University of California San Francisco Residence

    With a variety of on-campus living options that are designed to engage and broaden a student’s living experience, the students admitted to the University of California San Francisco can choose to live on-campus or off-campus. 

    The Mission Bay Campus has the following housing options- Tidelands 2 bedroom apartments, Tidelands 1-Bedroom apartments, and Tideland Studio apartment. The university also offers short term lodging needs that are in finding temporary lodging and assists students with temporary housing until they find permanent accommodations. Some short term lodging options include- The Harper House, The Herb's Inn, Home Away From Home, Rodeway Inn & Suites Ocean Beach, and many more. 

    Apart from this, there is also Off-Campus Rental listing service, known as Places4Students, that connects landlords and apartment seekers who are looking for long-term off-campus student housing options in the USA

    For any additional queries or doubts, one can simply contact the Housing Services office at-

    Housing Services
    email: housing@ucsf.edu
    phone: 415.514.4550
    fax: 415.514.4560
    Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

    University of California Admission Process

    Application: For admissions to the University of California San Francisco, applicants can fill out the online application. 

    Application Fee: 125 USD

    Admission Requirements: 

    • Completed application form
    • A bachelor degree from an accredited college/ university
    • Academic transcripts from all educational institutions attended
    • Evaluated transcripts by an evaluation agency like WES
    • Proof of English proficiency
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Immunization Records
    • Financial Documentation 
    • Other program-specific requirements

    For any additional queries or doubts, one can simply contact the admissions office at-

    University of California
    School of Medicine Office of Admissions, Box 0408
    533 Parnassus Avenue, Room U-426
    San Francisco, CA 94143
    Phone: (415) 476-4044
    Email: admissions@medsch.ucsf.edu
    Monday- Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00pm

    Cost of Attendance

    The table below shows the estimated fee for international students enrolled at the University of California San Francisco:

    Expenses Dentistry (in USD) Medicine (in USD) Pharmacy (in USD) Physical Therapy (in USD)
    Tuition 23,687 23,687 27,501 27,581
    Student Services Fee 1,128 1,128 1,208 1,128
    Living Cost 26,550 (9 months) 29,500 (10 months) 32,450 (11 months) 32,450 (11 months)
    Books & Supplies 942 600 832 700
    Student Health Insurance 5,470 5,470 5,127 6,735

    Monthly Cost of Living Allowance:

    Expenses Off-Campus (USD) Parents or Relatives (USD)
    Food 602 602
    Housing 1,820 0
    Transportation 165 165
    Personal/Miscellaneous 363 363
    Total 2,950 1,130

    Financial Aid at University of California – San Francisco

    UC San Francisco offers a number of financial aid options which include grants, scholarship, loans, work-study, etc. to support students with the cost of education. A few of the scholarships offered at the university include:

    • The Regents Scholarship: Is one of the highest honours awarded to a UC student who has shown academic excellence and exceptional promise for the future. It is limited in number and eligible students belong to- dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and physical therapy programs. No forms are needed to be filled out.
    • Department of Veterans Affairs Health Professionals Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to Nursing and Physical Therapy students strongly interested in joining Veterans Affair upon graduation. This award covers the tuition for the eligible students not just that it also gives out a monthly stipend and provides access to in-house mentors who are leaders in the field, regularly sharing research and best practices.

    Apart from these the students at UCSF also have a chance at assisting their tuition through outside international scholarships which includes scholarships offered by various private organizations and private agencies or the respective home country government. International applicants can apply for IEFA: International Education Financial Aid.

    Alumni Network at UC San Francisco

    The journey of a student doesn’t end at commencement, the UC San Francisco is famous for its well established Alumni Association which helps in providing meaningful opportunities for its graduates to engage with and also develop a lifelong partnership with the University. The college arranges special events, provides networking opportunities, and keeps our alumni aware of continuing education opportunities. 

    A few notable alumni include- 

    • Michelle Tam who is an American Blogger, food critic, and bestselling cookbook author; 
    • Andrew Baldwin who is a US Naval Officer humanitarian, and physician; 
    • Stanley B. Prusiner who was a renowned American neurologist and biochemist.

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Nov 15

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESTOEFL80|IELTS7|GMAT600

    COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

    A
    10 / 10
    $49,9001st YEAR
    FEES

    1 year

    Course Duration

    Oct 02

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESTOEFL80|IELTS7

    5.5 years

    Course Duration

    Dec 01

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESTOEFL80|IELTS7
    $53,9441st YEAR
    FEES

    9 months

    Course Duration

    Mar 01

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESTOEFL90|IELTS7

    COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

    S
    7.8 / 10

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Nov 01

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESTOEFL92|IELTS7

    University of California Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Student Population
    3300
    FAFSA Code
    001319
    Application Cost
    $105
    Accreditation
    ACS WASC
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $34,077 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    1 : 1

    Admission & dates

    Early Action Deadlines

    November 1

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    January 15

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Language Proficiency
    IELTS6.86.57-
    TOEFL Check Detailed Score89.579100-
    Writing-17--
    Speaking-17--
    Listening-17--
    Reading-17--

    Attendance Cost

    $34,077

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Post Graduate Program
    $34,077 / Year

    Schools, Faculties & Campuses

    School

    University of California Hastings College of Law

    Address: 200 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    Western Association of Schools and Colleges
    Program wise accreditation
    Clinical Science Programs
    Association for Clinical Pastoral Education
    Dentistry Programs
    American Dental Association
    Medicine Programs
    Liaison Committee on Medical Education

    Faculty

    total facultyfull timepart timegraduate assistants
    5093238328126042117

    Ranking

    20212020201920182017
    US News logo

    US News

    Ranked #15

    Overall (International)

    Nearest Ranking

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    Score84.2

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    Center for World University Rankings logo

    Center for World University Rankings

    Ranked #37

    Overall (International)

    Nearest Ranking

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    Ranked#36
    Score85.9

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    Ranked#34
    Score86.2

    College Rating

    Based on 9 Students Rating

    8.1 out of 10
    8.7/10Academic
    8.2/10Accommodation
    8.8/10Faculty
    8.6/10Infrastructure
    7.9/10Placement
    8.6/10Social Life

    Reviews

    PR
    6.3 /10

    The Academic Support branch of OASIS complements the law school curriculum, with a focus on the process involved in developing skills that are necessary to succeed in law school. After securing a GPA of 7.4, I paid $75 and applied through an online application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    With the fully innovative Masters of Science, Health Policy, and Law degree, you are prepared to serve as an industry leader. The format lets you take advantage of the renowned education from UC Hastings College of the Law and UCSF while you continue to work. Learn alongside students who are just as passionate as you are to solve policy problems and practical dilemmas that our health care system faces each day.

    8 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    6 /10 placement
    GS
    6.2 /10

    My university is to advocate for and guide the holistic development of all students through the intentional creation of an inclusive and collaborative community that fosters a sense of belonging. I secured a GPA of 7.6 and was required to submit an online application form for an application fee of $75.

    Course Curriculum :

    The UC Hastings Master of Studies in Law is a one-year program designed for leaders and passionate professionals seeking an understanding of the law and how it affects their chosen fields. Early and mid-career professionals working in health care, business, technology, policy, research, human resources, education, or almost any subject area need a working knowledge of the law, as it affects all of these fields and more.

    8 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    6 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    ss
    9.2 /10

    I wanted to join University of California - San Francisco for its exceptional academics, diversity, faculty and placements. I filled a common application form through ADEA AADSAS and paid an application fee of $75 after filling the application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course covers a wide range of science, art and technology in contemporary dental practices. The course allows us to experience clinical as well as gain theoretical knowledge. During the course we cover a large portion of important topic that we require to understand dental.

    9 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    HK
    7.3 /10

    The School of Architecture at NewSchool is rich in diversity and creativity. With international faculty prominent in the field, you'll be exposed to many different approaches to design and innovation and master the same industry-standard technology in the classroom that you will use in the workplace. My GPA was 7, and I was required to submit a common application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    The UC Hastings Master of Studies in Law is a one-year program designed for leaders and passionate professionals seeking an understanding of the law and how it affects their chosen fields. Early and mid-career professionals working in health care, business, technology, policy, research, human resources, education, or almost any subject area need a working knowledge of the law, as it affects all of these fields and more.

    9 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    6 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    BC
    7.3 /10

    As a student at NewSchool, you'll have the opportunity to work with some of the most exciting brands in the industry, make connections that will accelerate your career, gain inspiration from collaborative projects, and develop skills and talents in a self-directed way. My GPA was 6, and I had applied through an online application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    With the fully innovative Masters of Science, Health Policy, and Law degree, you are prepared to serve as an industry leader. The format lets you take advantage of the renowned education from UC Hastings College of the Law and UCSF while you continue to work. Learn alongside students who are just as passionate as you are to solve policy problems and practical dilemmas that our health care system faces each day.

    7 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    6 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    +1-415-476-9000
    TELEPHONE
    500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143
    ADDRESS

    Nearby This Campus

    • Bus Station
    • Super Market
    • Shopping Mall
    • Book Store
    • Airport
    • Train Station

    Bus Station

    500 Parnassus - Ucsf Panassus0.08 km
    Parnassus Ave & Hillway Ave0.11 km
    Irving St & Arguello Blvd0.17 km
    Irving St & 2nd Ave0.20 km
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    Shopping Mall

    American Aligator Aquarium1.03 km
    City Center San Francisco2.34 km
    Diamond Heights Shopping Center2.64 km
    Japan Center3.51 km
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    Airport

    MUrgency Inc. (Airport Assistance; Tech Innovation Incubator; & Quaternary Referral Clinics)3.38 km
    SFLO3.62 km
    West Sunset RC Flying Field3.86 km
    SFO4.87 km
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    Super Market

    Whole Foods Market0.86 km
    Haight Street Market1.20 km
    Richmond New May Wah Supermarket2.33 km
    Bi-Rite Market2.91 km
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    Book Store

    Booksmith1.06 km
    Haight Ashbury Tattoo and Piercing1.19 km
    de Young Museum Store1.32 km
    Comix Experience2.06 km
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    Train Station

    22nd St. Station5.73 km
    Bayshore7.87 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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