USF's mascot is the Don and its colors are green and gold. In 1978, the university acquired Lone Mountain College.
Visit our resources page for the latest information about our actions, guidance, and resources to keep our university community safe and informed. “I knew that I never wanted to feel the way…, Led by @ccusfca, USF recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day today.

Then: The cultivation and planting of trees for the Panhandle, in 1870, preceded the development of the rest of Golden Gate Park, and served more or less as a "trial run".

Visit our resources page for the latest information about our actions, guidance, and resources to keep our university community safe and informed. In 1936, Earl Booker, another African American, won the Intercollegiate Boxing Championship.

KUSF had garnered international attention for its diverse musical programming, which varied from rock to hip hop to world music. Intercollegiate competition dates back to 1907, when then St. Ignatius College began playing organized baseball, basketball, and rugby against other local colleges and high schools. You might notice a family resemblance.

The African American student population increased 36.4 percent, and the overall white student population decreased by 5.5 percent since 2000.

In 1929, the Filipino Ignatians was founded.

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Energy, diversity, progress, opportunity — San Francisco and USF have a lot in common. By ethnicity, the number of Latino students increased by 233.0 percent during this period, the number of Asian American students increased by 78.8 percent, and the number of international students increased by 160.7 percent.

It occupied a hastily constructed structure known as the Shirt Factory (for its resemblance to similar manufacturing buildings of the era) for the next 21 years. [32], The Associated Students of the University of San Francisco (ASUSF) Senate is the student body governance organization responsible for organizing major campus events, voicing student concern, and reviewing the ASUSF budget.

: @gcmak, When Whitney Smith ‘22 was a senior in high school, she held a woman in her arms as the woman’s father died of a heart attack, the doctors unable to save him. From 1977 USF radio station KUSF broadcast online until 2011 when its license was sold[36] to a Southern California-based classical radio station.

Part of the main campus is located on Lone Mountain, one of San Francisco's major geographical features. USF's other radio station, KDNZ, is student-run.

USF was named a Best Value School among national universities in U.S. News & World Report, Ranking in's 2020 'Best College Location in California', Ranking in student diversity among national universities (U.S. News & World Report 2021), Students who were the first in their families to attend college, Listed as a Tier One National University in 2020 U.S. News & World Report Rankings, USF ranks in the top 20 on Forbes' list of most entrepreneurial universities, Satisfied or strongly satisfied on graduating student survey, for B Students, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, Featured in The Princeton Review's 'The Best 386 Colleges: 2021 Edition', Say Hey (I Love USF), This site uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience.

In June 1863, the university awarded its first Bachelor of Arts degree. [3], In the 2019-2020 financial aid year, 82.0% of freshmen were given financial aid and/or scholarships at University of San Francisco, averaging $23,895 per person, placing USF in the top 20th percentile of all accredited colleges and universities nationwide.

[33] USF's professional and academic organizations include chapters of many national and international groups, including the Professional Business Fraternity Delta Sigma Pi, the Lambda Iota Tau English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta, Jesuit Honor Society Alpha Sigma Nu, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, National Political Science Honor Society Pi Sigma Alpha, Biological Honor Society Tri Beta, Accounting and Finance Honor Society Beta Alpha Psi and Psychology Honor Society Psi Chi. Latest Information About COVID-19.