University of San Francisco

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$45,760
3.91% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$35,270
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
2.13%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
65.6%
16,313 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
11,063
91% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
77.2%
919 Graduates

About

University of San Francisco is a higher education institution located in San Francisco County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of San Francisco were Registered Nursing (213 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (201 degrees), and General Finance (137 degrees).

In 2017, 3,377 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of San Francisco. 65.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,080 degrees), 1.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (604 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of San Francisco is $45,760, which is $19,260 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of San Francisco is $45,760, which is $19,260 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,270.

In 2017, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$45,760
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of San Francisco was $45,760. The cost of tuition at University of San Francisco is $19,260 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$35,270
2017 Value
0.616%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of San Francisco had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,270. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of San Francisco grew by 0.616%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,990
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of San Francisco was of $13,990 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 2.49% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
47%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at University of San Francisco received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.62% with respect to 2016, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.13%
2016 Default Rate
48
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of San Francisco was 2.13%, which represents 48 out of the 2257 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of San Francisco received 16,313 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 6.7% annual growth. Out of those 16,313 applicants, 10,707 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.6% acceptance rate.

There were 11,063 students enrolled at University of San Francisco in 2017, and 71% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of San Francisco has an overall enrollment yield of 14.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
10,707
Accepted Out of 16,313

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of San Francisco was 65.6% (10,707 admissions from 16,313 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 71.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 6.7%, while admissions declined by -1.87%.

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SAT Scores

71%
Submission Percentage
1,086
Scores Submitted

71% of enrolled first-time students at University of San Francisco in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of San Francisco has a total enrollment of 11,063 students. The full-time enrollment at University of San Francisco is 10,065 students and the part-time enrollment is 998. This means that 91% of students enrolled at University of San Francisco are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of San Francisco, both undergraduate and graduate, is 28% White, 20.6% Hispanic or Latino, 19.9% Asian, 6.04% Two or More Races, 5.15% Black or African American, 0.714% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of San Francisco in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (16.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (15%) and Asian Female (14.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (19.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (14%) and White Male (10.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of San Francisco, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,063 students. The full-time enrollment at University of San Francisco is 10,065 and the part-time enrollment is 998. This means that 91% of students enrolled at University of San Francisco are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of San Francisco was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of San Francisco had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,096
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,274
  3. Asian
    2,202

The enrolled student population at University of San Francisco is 28% White, 20.6% Hispanic or Latino, 19.9% Asian, 6.04% Two or More Races, 5.15% Black or African American, 0.714% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.208% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 445 students (4.02%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1021 more women than men received degrees from University of San Francisco. The majority of degree recipients at University of San Francisco are white (1,080 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (604 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of San Francisco is Registered Nursing (213 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (201 degrees) and General Finance (137 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of San Francisco, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (176 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (32 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (148 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Elementary & middle school teachers (177,984 people), Other managers (127,147 people), Social workers, all other (100,203 people), Postsecondary teachers (79,473 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (71,833 people).

The most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Legal (176 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (32 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (148 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (56 degrees), and Psychology (281 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Surgeons, Sales managers, Nurse anesthetists, Physicians, and Financial managers

The most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Legal (176 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (32 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (148 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (56 degrees), and Psychology (281 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Elementary & secondary schools (412,491 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (223,822 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (217,286 people), Outpatient care centers (158,074 people), and Individual & family services (122,473 people).

The most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Legal (176 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (32 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (148 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (56 degrees), and Psychology (281 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of San Francisco.
Most Common
  1. 213 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 201 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 137 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of San Francisco was Registered Nursing with 213 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,178
  2. 2,199

In 2017, 1,178 degrees were awarded to men at University of San Francisco, which is 0.536 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,199).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 149 degrees were awarded to men at University of San Francisco in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.06 times more than the 141 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 178 degrees were awarded to women at University of San Francisco in Registered Nursing, which is 3.18 times more than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 60% of students graduating from University of San Francisco completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of San Francisco is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.74% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,080 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    604 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    585 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of San Francisco is white (1,080 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (604 degrees).

4.65% of degree recipients (157 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    691 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    425 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    389 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of San Francisco is white female (691 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (425 degrees).

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Operations

University of San Francisco has an endowment valued at nearly $350M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $43.7M (12.5%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of San Francisco had a total salary expenditure of $367M. University of San Francisco employs 175 Assistant professors, 162 Professors, and 142 Associate professors. Most academics at University of San Francisco are Female Assistant professors (112), Male Professors(96), and Female Associate professors (82).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of San Francisco are: Management, with 351 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 231 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 111 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$350M
2017 Endowment
16.4%
growth from 2016

University of San Francisco has an endowment valued at about $350M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of San Francisco grew 16.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $63.1M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.95M - Federal
  2. $479k - State
  3. $19k - Local

As of 2017, University of San Francisco received $2.95M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $479k from state grants and contracts, and $19k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$176M
2017 Salaries
3.24%
growth from 2016

In 2017, University of San Francisco paid a median of $176M in salaries, which represents 48% of their overall expenditure ($367M) and a 3.24% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6% growth from 2015 and a 8.08% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$60.8M
Instructional Salaries
495
Number of Employees

In 2017, University of San Francisco paid a total of $60.8M to 495 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
175 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
351 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of San Francisco were Assistant professor with 175 employees; Professor with 162 employees; and Professor with 142 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of San Francisco were Management with 351 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 231 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 111 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of San Francisco was Female Assistant professor with 112 employees, Male Professor with 96 employees, and Female Associate professor with 82 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of San Francisco.

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