University of San Francisco

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$44,040

4.41% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$35,054

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.06%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

71.4%

15,289 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

11,003

90.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

71.8%

841 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 General Business Administration & Management (197 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (164 degrees), and General Finance (163 degrees).

In 2016, 3,344 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of San Francisco. 61.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,097 degrees), 1.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (582 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of San Francisco is $44,040, which is $18,184 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of San Francisco is $44,040, which is $18,184 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,054.

In 2016, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 46% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$44,040

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of San Francisco was $44,040. The cost of tuition at University of San Francisco is $18,184 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$35,054

2016 Value

1.65%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of San Francisco had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,054. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of San Francisco grew by 1.65%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,650

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of San Francisco was of $13,650 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board increased by 2.48% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at University of San Francisco received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 6.56% with respect to 2015, when 61% 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.

3.06%

2015 Default Rate

71

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of San Francisco was 3.06%, which represents 71 out of the 2319 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 15,289 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.12% annual decline. Out of those 15,289 applicants, 10,911 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.4% acceptance rate.

There were 11,003 students enrolled at University of San Francisco in 2016, and 69% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of San Francisco has an overall enrollment yield of 14.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

10,911

Accepted Out of 15,289

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of San Francisco was 71.4% (10,911 admissions from 15,289 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 64.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -1.12%, while admissions grew by 9.65%.

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SAT Scores

69%

Submission Percentage

1,102

Scores Submitted

69% of enrolled first-time students at University of San Francisco in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of San Francisco has a total enrollment of 11,003 students. The full-time enrollment at University of San Francisco is 9,933 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,070. This means that 90.3% 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 29.3% White, 19.6% Asian, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 5.83% Two or More Races, 4.99% Black or African American, 0.782% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.2% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of San Francisco in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (16.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (14.1%) and Asian Female (13.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (20.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (12.2%) and White Male (11.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of San Francisco, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,003 students. The full-time enrollment at University of San Francisco is 9,933 and the part-time enrollment is 1,070. This means that 90.3% of students enrolled at University of San Francisco are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%

2016 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 86%. 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

    3,220

  2. Asian

    2,157

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2,113

The enrolled student population at University of San Francisco is 29.3% White, 19.6% Asian, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 5.83% Two or More Races, 4.99% Black or African American, 0.782% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.2% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 462 students (4.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 768 more women than men received degrees from University of San Francisco. The majority of degree recipients at University of San Francisco are white (1,097 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (582 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of San Francisco is General Business Administration & Management (197 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (164 degrees) and General Finance (163 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 Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (38 degrees), and Legal (170 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Miscellaneous managers (174,573 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (120,285 people), Marketing & sales managers (97,367 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (64,793 people), and Customer service representatives (59,970 people).

The most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (38 degrees), Legal (170 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (153 degrees), and Communications (184 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (38 degrees), Legal (170 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (153 degrees), and Communications (184 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 (232,054 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (158,909 people), Hospitals (121,707 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (87,073 people), and Advertising, public relations & related services (83,337 people).

The most specialized majors at University of San Francisco are Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (38 degrees), Legal (170 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (153 degrees), and Communications (184 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. 197 degrees awarded

  2. 164 degrees awarded

  3. 163 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of San Francisco was General Business Administration & Management with 197 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,288

  2. 2,056

In 2016, 1,288 degrees were awarded to men at University of San Francisco, which is 0.626 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,056).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 177 degrees were awarded to men at University of San Francisco in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.39 times more than the 127 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 162 degrees were awarded to women at University of San Francisco in Clinical Nurse Specialist, which is 7.04 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%

100% Completion Time

70%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 61% 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, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (81.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of San Francisco is Male and Asian (81.6% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.66% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,097 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    582 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    567 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of San Francisco is white (1,097 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (582 degrees).

5.08% of degree recipients (170 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    682 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    415 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    380 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of San Francisco is white female (682 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (415 degrees).

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Operations

University of San Francisco has an endowment valued at nearly $314M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $26.9M (8.57%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of San Francisco had a total expenditure of $343M. Of that $343M, they spent $161M on salaries and $343M on benefits.

University of San Francisco employs 197 Assistant professors, 147 Professors, and 135 Associate professors. Most academics at University of San Francisco are Female Assistant professors (119), Male Professors(95), and Male Assistant professors (78).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of San Francisco are: Management, with 348 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 273 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 84 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$314M

2015 Endowment

13.5%

growth from 2014

University of San Francisco has an endowment valued at about $314M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of San Francisco grew 13.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $43.4M 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. $3.04M - Federal

  2. $78k - State

  3. $41k - Local

As of 2015, University of San Francisco received $3.04M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $78k from state grants and contracts, and $41k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$161M

Salary Expenditure

$343M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of San Francisco had a total expenditure of $343M. Of that $343M, they spent $161M on salaries and $343M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of San Francisco as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$161M

2015 Salaries

8.08%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of San Francisco paid a median of $161M in salaries, which represents 47% of their overall expenditure ($343M) and a 8.08% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.74% growth from 2013 and a 8.84% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$57M

Instructional Salaries

493

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of San Francisco paid a total of $57M to 493 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

197 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

348 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of San Francisco were Assistant professor with 197 employees; Professor with 147 employees; and Professor with 135 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of San Francisco were Management with 348 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 273 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 84 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of San Francisco was Female Assistant professor with 119 employees, Male Professor with 95 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 78 employees.

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

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