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College of Arts and Sciences

University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

  • Average In-State Tuition

  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

  • Financial Aid Available


Our Program

Founded in 1855 as the first university in San Francisco, USF is global in spirit and committed to bettering the lives of our fellow global citizens.

The university's main campus is located in the geographic heart of San Francisco, 3 miles from downtown San Francisco and 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean. Data Science, Energy Systems, Professional Communication and Sport Management are offered at the USF Downtown Campus. USF's 10,100 students (including 4,200 graduate students) benefit from living and studying in a vibrant city known for innovation, entrepreneurship, culture and a global spirit open to the world.

The College of Arts and Sciences at USF offers a number of Master's Programs:

Applied Economics, MS

Asia Pacific Studies, MA

Biology, MS

Biotechnology, Master's

Chemistry, MS

Computer Science, MS

Data Science, MS

Energy Systems Management, MS

Environmental Management, MS

International and Development Economics, MS

International Studies, MA

Migration Studies, Master's

Museum Studies, MA

Professional Communication, MA

Public Leadership, MA (online)

Sport Management, MS

Urban and Public Affairs, MA

Writing, MFA



  • Personal Statement
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Copy Academic Transcripts
  • Resume or CV

Application Deadline

Application dates vary by program.

Student Body

  • Total Students

    11,000 Students

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Average In-State Tuition

  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

  • Financial Aid Available

  • Average Financial Aid Offer


Additional Information

  • Application Fee Waivers Available
  • Internships Available