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University of San Francisco Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
C
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Undergrads in College Housing
32%
Average Housing Cost
$9,400/ year
Poll
50%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.120 responses
Poll
63%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.172 responses

Food

Campus Food
B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,590/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 228 responses
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  • 'undercafe' grill
    14%
  • Salads, deli, grill
    13%
  • The bakery
    12%
  • Yogurt and fruit
    11%
  • Peet's Coffee
    11%
  • Deli
    10%
  • Mexican Food
    10%
53%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.126 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 123 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    23%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    51%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    19%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    7%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
88%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.121 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 93 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    25%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    61%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    12%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 105 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    19%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    59%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    9%
  • Not very visible.
    11%
  • We have campus police?
    2%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 178 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    3%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    16%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    67%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    14%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, All Track Combined, Soccer, Baseball
Women's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Beach Volleyball, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Television Station, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Pep Band
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 111 responses
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  • Enjoying the outdoors in the lawn areas
    29%
  • The concerts
    19%
  • Gleeson Plaza Events
    14%
  • Basketball games
    13%
  • Smoking Garden
    8%
  • ...maybe getting a bacon cheeseburger with an egg?
    6%
  • Various forums led by professionals
    5%

Party Scene

Party Scene
A-
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 100 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    1%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    17%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    21%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    38%
  • Parties? What parties?
    23%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 46 responses
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  • Bay to Breakers, Outside Lands, etc
    48%
  • Halloween
    24%
  • There is little to no party scene at the school.
    20%
  • School club's parties
    4%
  • Halloween
    2%
  • New Year's
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
3%
Women in Sororities
4%
56%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.152 responses
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