College Deliberately: University of California-San Francisco

University of California-San Francisco is a small, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, character and culture located in the city of San Francisco, CA. It is known for Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Medicine and Pharmacy.

University of California-San Francisco

place 500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143-0244
phone Phone: (415) 476-9000
web Web: http://ucsf.edu/
  • University of California-San Francisco is also known as:
    University of California-San Francisco, UCSF UC San Francisco University of California at San Francisco University of California, San Francisco


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
University of California, San Francisco WASC Senior College and University Commission Accredited 1976-02-28 2031-02-14
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Student Centeredness

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