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.
|Year of Establishment||1864|
|Location||San Francisco, California|
|University Type||Public University|
|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; email@example.com|
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.
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.
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-
Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Application: For admissions to the University of California San Francisco, applicants can fill out the online application.
Application Fee: 125 USD
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
Monday- Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00pm
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)|
|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)|
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:
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.
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-
|Average Cost of Attendance||$33,095 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
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
|Post Graduate Program||$33,095 / Year|
|Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Medicine Programs||Liaison Committee on Medical Education|
|Dentistry Programs||American Dental Association|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education|
|Pharmacy Programs||Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education|
|Physiotherapy Programs||American Physical Therapy Association|
|Clinical Science Programs||Association for Clinical Pastoral Education|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#10 [Out of 600]
91.3 [Out of 100]
#9 [Out of 50]
83.2 [Out of 100]
#11 [Out of 100]
88.5 [Out of 100]
#8 [Out of 300]
90.5 [Out of 100]
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary