Skip to main content

Facts & Figures

Highlights

  • Founded as Toland Medical College in 1864
  • Affiliated with University of California in 1873
  • Occupying eight major sites in the San Francisco Bay Area and Fresno with:
    • 28 academic departments
    • 8 organized research units
    • 5 interdisciplinary research centers
  • Ranked first among US medical schools in NIH dollars awarded
  • Ranked by US News & World Report* third in quality of research training (tied) and in quality of primary care training. UCSF is the only medical school listed in the top 5 in both categories.
  • Ranked among the top 10 in 6 medical school specialty programs assessed by US News & World Report*, including second in women's health and in drug/alcohol abuse medicine and third in internal medicine.
  • Ranked among the top 10 in 15 out of 20 residency programs according to Doximity and US News & World Report. Ranked first in anesthesiology, neurological surgery, and radiology.

Faculty & Staff

Faculty
Full-time 2,337
Part-time 157
Volunteer 2,212
Staff
Non-Faculty Academics 744
Staff employees 4,558
Scientific Society Memberships
American Academy of Arts & Sciences 64
Howard Hughes Medical Investigators 19
National Academy of Medicine 81
National Academy of Sciences 41

Research Indicators

NIH Funding $501,074,105
NIH Grants 998
Active patents, US 497
Active patents, foreign 747
Active licenses 415

Total Operating Budget: $2.17 billion

Tuition & Fees 1%
State Appropriations 4%
Extramural Grants & Contracts 32%
Practice Plan 37%
Gifts & Endowments 6%
Hospital Agreements 6%
SFGH Affiliation Contract 6%
Sales & Services 3%
Other 5%

Student Composition

School of Medicine Admissions
Applications Received 7,393
Applicants Interviewed 437
2015 Entering MD Students 149
- Mean Undergraduate GPA 3.75
- MCAT Score (Average Composite) 34
- Underrepresented Minorities 31%
- Women 50%
- California Residents 71%
Total MD Students 647
PhD/MS Students 757
Tuition & Fees
California Residents $37,344
Out-of-State Residents $49,589
Residents & Fellows
Residents 938
Clinical Fellows 540
Postdoctoral Fellows 878
Continuing Medical Education
Live Activity Attendees 15,589
Grand Rounds Attendees 6,500
On-Demand Learners 9,441

Facilities

Educational Space (Shared) 100,505 ASF
Research Space 1,069,893 ASF

Affiliated Hospitals & Training Sites

Licensed Beds/Annual Ambulatory Care Visits
UCSF Medical Center (Parnassus, Mission Bay, Mt. Zion Hospitals) 1009/1,188,000
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center 539/580,637
Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland 190/263,585
San Francisco VA Medical Center 124/652,971
Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute 67/32,500
Fresno Medical Education Program Multiple sites

Alumni & Development

Total Alumni 8,233
Alumni Gifts (cash) $7,470,561
Total Gifts (cash) $299,876,800
Endowment (Market Value) $1,498,857,567

*Source: US News & World Report Best Graduate Schools 2017