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USF Demographics & Diversity

San Francisco, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at USF are predominantly White with a sizeable Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 73% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of University of San Francisco students
Race Percent of Students
White 27%
Black 3%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 21%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 7%
International 19%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 86% more female students than male students enrolled at University of San Francisco with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, USF has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of San Francisco students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for University of San Francisco students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,503
Women 6,531

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

USF serves a low number of students outside of California, with 58 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of San Francisco students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 58%
Out of State 32%
Foreign 10%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$82,472 per year

26% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.2%
Part time Undergrads 4.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=122612 IPEDS survey data for University of San Francisco.