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University of San Francisco

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1855
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Academic calendar: 4-1-4
Undergraduate student body: 5,384
Environment: Urban
Endowment: $190,117,000
Admissions Address

Ignatian Heights
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Website

http://www.usfca.edu

Admissions E-mail

admission@usfca.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.5
Send application by: February 1
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Mike Hughes
Admissions office telephone: (415) 422-6563
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: February 1
Decision sent by: Other
Accept offer by: May 1 (or within 2 weeks if notified thereafter)
Early decision
Not offered  
Early action
Send application by: November 15
 
Decision sent by: January 16
Application fee: $55
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? Yes
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Tuition deposit: $250 (Nonrefundable)
Room deposit: $300 (Nonrefundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 N/A
Mathematics 3 N/A
Science 2 N/A
Lab 2 N/A
Foreign language 2 N/A
Social studies 3 N/A
History N/A N/A
Academic electives 6 N/A
Total academic units 20 N/A


*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 

Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: November 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: June 1
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Important
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Important
Recommendation: Very important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Considered
Character/personal qualities: Considered
First generation: Considered
Alumni/ae relation: Considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Not considered
Level of applicant's interest: N/A
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 72%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: 77%
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 69%
Total applicants: 7,105
Total acceptances: 5,132
Total freshman enrollment: 1,078
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: 42%
Male applicants: 2,436
Male acceptances: 1,693
Male freshman enrollment: 343
 
Female applicants: 4,669
Female acceptances: 3,439
Female freshman enrollment: 735
 
Out-of-state freshmen: 29%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: 421
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A


 

2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 21%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 59%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 91%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 34%
Average high school GPA: 3.5
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 99%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 93%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 510 - 620
Math: 500 - 620
Combined: 1010 - 1240


 

Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 N/A 4.0%
600-699 N/A 29.0%
500-599 N/A 50.0%
400-499 N/A 17.0%
300-399 N/A 0.0%
200-299 N/A 0.0%


 

First-year students submitting ACT scores: 34%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 20 - 27
Math: 19 - 26
Composite: 21 - 26


 

Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 5.0% 10.0% 6.0%
24-29 47.0% 43.0% 48.0%
18-23 45.0% 43.0% 39.0%
12-17 3.0% 4.0% 7.0%
6-11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Below 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

 



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