In both size and number of students, UC San Francisco
is the smallest of the nine UC campuses. But its relative size belies its distinction as one of the leading biomedical research and health science education centers in the world.
UCSF is also home to 11 research institures, 1,500 laboratories, more than 2,000 ongoing research projects and a new library whose state-of-the-art computing and communications infrastructure is making it a 21st century temple of knowledge management.
UCSF is the only UC campus dedicated solely to graduate and professional study in health sciences. Part of the University System since 1873, UCSF is known for its scientific discoveries, teaching prowess and patient care.
Tours of the campus can be arranged by contacting the admissions department.