One of the world’s leading health sciences universities, the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), dates its founding to 1864, when South Carolina surgeon Hugh Toland founded a private medical school in San Francisco.
UCSF’s four professional schools — Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy — and the Graduate Division consistently rank as top programs nationwide in their fields and attract the world’s most talented students. Our Global Health Sciences program involves more than 70 faculty from across each school, preparing students with hands-on training for global health expertise and leadership.
Basic science investigation – Basic science is a crucial anchor of UCSF’s research efforts. Our unparalleled commitment to and curiosity about understanding the underpinnings of biology holds promise for far-reaching impacts on human health. The $60 million Discovery Fellows Program, the largest endowed PhD program in the history of the University of California, supports our emerging basic scientists.
UCSF is recognized internationally as one of the world’s great research universities with a trademark culture of collaboration. Basic scientists and clinical researchers from across solutions for preventing and treating disease.
Career Advisors are UCSF faculty who have been selected by their department to advise medical students through the specialty selection and residency application process. Confidential Advisors are not part of their department's residency intern selection committee.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
Providing free, confidential support to any UCSF affiliate who has experienced interpersonal violence such as sexual assault, dating/intimate partner violence, sexual harassment or stalking.
Student accommodations are determined on a case by case basis, depending on the student's specific needs and disability. We will never blanket deny or approve accommodations based on previous cases/students.
Although accommodation needs vary between individuals, there are some common accommodations for students with disabilities. Where appropriate these may include, but are not limited to:
Incorporating massage into your health routine is an essential way to keep your body and mind performing optimally. Our certified massage therapists are trained to carefully evaluate your unique needs and design individualized treatment plans accordingly.
UCSF has major programs and departments located at 24 sites in San Francisco:
The latest cardio and weight machines, group fitness classes, personal training, outdoor and youth programs, recreational sports, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, climbing wall, massage, and more…as a member of the Fitness & Recreation Centers at UCSF, you can have it all. Our nationally certified Personal Trainers can help you achieve results quickly, safely, and effectively.
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) is the regional organization that is responsible for the accreditation of public and private universities and colleges in California, Hawaii and the Pacific Basin.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
Great university with a very diverse study body, great professors in a beautiful city