University of San Francisco
Type Private non-profit
Established 1855 (1855)
Affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
President Paul J. Fitzgerald
Location San Francisco, California, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Green and gold
Nickname Dons

University of San Francisco (USF) is a private, non-profit Jesuit Catholic university located in San Francisco, California, United States. The university is organized into five colleges and schools offering more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs.[1] USF is classified as a research university with moderate research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[2] The university enrolled more than 10,800 students, and it ranked 107 among all national universities according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Digital Health Informatics
36 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL:

Executive Certificate in Clinical Informatics
12-14 credit hours; "Four courses chosen from the core or elective courses offered in the master's program are required for the certificate. Selected relevant courses in the School of Nursing and Health Professions may be substituted with approval of the program director."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Facts & Statistics". University of San Francisco. Retrieved 08 December 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 08 December 2016. 
  3. "University of San Francisco". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 08 December 2016.