University of San Francisco

University of San Francisco

San Francisco , United States
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The University of San Francisco (USF) is a private Jesuit university in San Francisco, California. The school's main campus is located on a 55-acre (22 ha) setting between the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park. The main campus is nicknamed "The Hilltop", and part of the main campus is located on Lone Mountain, one of San Francisco's major geographical features. Its close historical ties with the City and County of San Francisco are reflected in the university's traditional motto, Pro Urbe et Universitate (For the City and University).

Entry requirements

High school transcripts. 

If English is not your native language, you are required to submit official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic). 

Duolingo's online English test: score of 105 or higher

Scholarship & funding

The university offers financial aid opportunities. For more information


Student life

A Campus Tour of the University