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The University of California, San Francisco, also known as UCSF, is a center of health sciences research, patient care, and education located in San Francisco, California, United States. It was established in the year 1873. The university is consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the United States by U. S. News and World Report. UCSF is organized into the following academic schools:
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • UCSF Medical Center
Many students of University of California, San Francisco have gone on to become famous. Some of the university's notable alumni are andy Baldwin, bachelor for the tenth season of The Bachelor; John Clements, first to isolate surfactant and to develop it artificially; and Julie Gerberding, Director, centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Profile of University of California San FranciscoThe main campus of UC San Francisco is in San Francisco, California (a large city). The school is a public school. UC San Francisco offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to science, medicine, and nursing and emergency medicine.

UC San Francisco Selectivity

UC San Francisco does not accept everyone who applies.

The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. UC San Francisco offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, UC San Francisco had 2, 999 enrolled students.

Student Life
The school makes available a lot of student housing. UC San Francisco Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medicine456medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, medical scientist, oral pathology, pre-dentistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, neuroscience
Nursing and Emergency Medicine194registered nursing, surgical nurse
Science80biomedical sciences, biochemistry, cell biology, biophysics, immunology, developmental biology and embryology, genetics
Therapy and Counselling40physical therapy
Engineering12biomedical engineering
Liberal Arts6sociology, social studies
Medical administration3public health Education
Computer Science and Engineering1computer support
Contact: UC San FranciscoUniversity of California San Francisco

500 Parnassus Ave

San Francisco, California 94143

General Phone: (415) 476-9000


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