USF College Spotlight

By Alex Gryciuk 

Established in October 1855 by Anthony Maraschi, the University of San Francisco provides lots of opportunities to students. The private university located in San Francisco’s Richmond neighborhood, offers more than 115 majors and minors across three schools and 60 master’s, doctoral, and credential programs. Some of its most popular degrees are Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Psychology, Communication, and Journalism. Furthermore, its 11,080 students have the ability to study abroad to more than 45 countries internationally! Some more interesting facts about University of San Francisco are that its mascot is Don Fransisco and that it’s one of 27 Jesuit colleges and Universities in the country. 

Not only is the school academically rigorous, but is also extremely involved in sports. The university offers over 20 club sports and is “the only Division I university in San Francisco”. Their amazing track record features “13 team and individual national championships, 101 conference championships, and 102 student-athletes named as All-Americans – including basketball legend Bill Russell, distance runner Charlotte Taylor, and NFL Hall of Famer Ollie Matson of the undefeated and uninvited 1951 Dons football team”.

Here are some facts about this university: the acceptance rate is 70%, applications are due January 15, SAT/ACT scores are not required upon application and the tuition costs around $52,000 per year without aid. For more information visit their official website here