University of San Francisco (USF)

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University of San Francisco can be found in San Francisco, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. USF has an enrollment of over nine thousand students.

The majority of students admitted to USF had an SAT score within the range of 1600 to 1900, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 23 to 27. We were able to estimate the University of San Francisco (USF) average GPA (3.35 - 3.57) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 61% of all applicants are accepted to University of San Francisco, from which 13 percent choose to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the University of San Francisco (USF) acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 64%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at usfca.edu.

Overall University of San Francisco (USF) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

61.3%

The overall acceptance rate for University of San Francisco was reported as 61.3% in Fall 2013 with over 14,800 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • USF SAT Scores: 1600 - 1900
  • USF ACT Scores: 23 - 27
  • USF Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into University of San Francisco?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of San Francisco, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of San Francisco has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 71.3%
  • 2010-2011: 67.7%
  • 2011-2012: 58.0%
  • 2012-2013: 69.2%
  • 2013-2014: 61.3%
  • Projected USF Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 64.3%

How Does University of San Francisco (USF) Compare?

61.3%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for USF is ten percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
California State University-East Bay68.7%
Stanford University5.7%
Santa Clara University51.2%
Sonoma State University81.9%
University of California-Santa Cruz59.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants14,80835.0%65.0%
Admitted9,07634.9%65.1%
Enrolled1,14836.1%63.9%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of San Francisco (USF) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 630
Math540 - 640
Writing530 - 630
Total Score1600 - 1900
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 29
Math24 - 27
Composite Score23 - 27
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