The University of San Francisco (USF) is globally recognized as a premier Jesuit university with a commitment to making the world a better place through service and academic excellence. Established in 1855, USF was the city’s first university and it taps into the rich cultural, intellectual and economic resources of its urban environment. With 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the school is welcoming to enrollees of all faith backgrounds wishing to engage in a personal and intellectually demanding education. USF has been named one of Forbes’ top 20 entrepreneurial universities and was designated a Tier One National University by U.S. News & World Reports. In addition to its main campus, USF has branch campuses in Sacramento, San Jose, Orange and other locations. Development efforts at the school help fund innovation and the recruitment and retention of top faculty, along with other USF 2028 strategic priorities, to cultivate a new generation of global leaders.