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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
    • 6 interdisciplinary research centers
  • Ranked first among US medical schools in NIH dollars awarded
  • Ranked by US News & World Report* fourth in quality of research training and third 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 first in internal medicine, second in women's health and fourth in family medicine and in drug/alcohol abuse 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 2,471
Part-time 172
Volunteer 2,179
Staff
Non-Faculty Academics 761
Staff employees 4,685
Scientific Society Memberships
American Academy of Arts & Sciences 65
Howard Hughes Medical Investigators 19
National Academy of Medicine 83
National Academy of Sciences 43

Research Indicators

NIH Funding $518,037,400
NIH Grants 995
Active patents, US 475
Active patents, foreign 799
Active licenses 432

Total Operating Budget: $2.31 billion

Tuition & Fees 1%
State Appropriations 4%
Extramural Grants & Contracts 31%
Practice Plan 39%
Gifts & Endowments 6%
Hospital Agreements 7%
SFGH Affiliation Contract 6%
Sales & Services 2%
Other 4%

Student Composition

School of Medicine Admissions
Applications Received 8,078
Applicants Interviewed 505
2017 Entering MD Students 145
- Mean Undergraduate GPA 3.81
- MCAT Score (Average Percentile) 92
- Underrepresented Minorities 33%
- Women 57%
- California Residents 68%
Total MD Students 633
PhD/MS Students 795
Tuition & Fees
California Residents $38,519
Out-of-State Residents $50,764
Residents & Fellows
Residents 946
Clinical Fellows 554
Postdoctoral Fellows 887
Continuing Medical Education
Live Activity Attendees 16,465
Grand Rounds Attendees 7,255
On-Demand Learners 4,950
Other Lifelong Learners 1,456

Facilities

Educational Space (Shared) 102,542 ASF
Research Space 1,130,178 ASF

Affiliated Hospitals & Training Sites

Licensed Beds/Annual Ambulatory Care Visits
UCSF Medical Center (Parnassus, Mission Bay, Mt. Zion Hospitals) 901/1,318,680
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center 397/539,310
Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland 190/269,402
San Francisco VA Medical Center 124/682,962
Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute 67/33,000
Fresno Medical Education Program Multiple sites

Alumni & Development

Total Alumni 8,342
Alumni Gifts (cash) $4,992,693
Total Gifts (cash) $386,539,386
Endowment (Market Value) $1465,368,212

*Source: "2018 Best Medical Schools," US News & World Report