University of San Francisco Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in San Francisco, CA, University of San Francisco is one of the best universities in the state of California. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of San Francisco in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of San Francisco.

  • According to AbbreviationFinder, University of San Francisco is often abbreviated as USF.

Ignatian Heights San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
Phone: (415) 422-6563
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Rankings: University of San Francisco

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 121
Score: 35
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.7
Graduation and retention ranking: 107
Average freshman retention rate: 83.8%
6-year graduation rate: 67.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 65%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 2
Faculty resources ranking: 76
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 52.2%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 2.2%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 87.0%
Student selectivity ranking: 127
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1040-1250
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 26%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 64%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 63.6%
Financial resources rank: 146
Alumni giving rank: 139
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 10.4%

University of San Francisco History

Essential Facts: University of San Francisco

  • The University of San Francisco has inherited the rich vision of St. Ignatius of Loyola, who in 1540 founded the Society of Jesus (also known as the Jesuits).
  • The University of San Francisco is in the top third of national universities ranked by U.S. News & World Report for 2021, tying with Stanford for fourth in the nation for campus ethnic diversity.
  • The 2019 undergraduate tuition & fees of University of San Francisco are $48,066 for their students and the 2019 graduate school tuition & fees are $24,990.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 45%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 35%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook