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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
    • 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 all medical school specialty programs assessed by US News & World Report*, including first in AIDS medicine, 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 17
National Academy of Medicine 82
National Academy of Sciences 41

Research Indicators

NIH Funding $495,591,538
NIH Grants 998
Active patents, US 476
Active patents, foreign 745
Active licenses 401

Total Operating Budget: $2.02 billion

Tuition & Fees 1%
State Appropriations 4%
Extramural Grants & Contracts 34%
Practice Plan 32%
Gifts & Endowments 7%
Hospital Agreements 9%
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 762
Tuition & Fees
California Residents $37,344
Out-of-State Residents $49,589
Residents & Fellows
Residents 931
Clinical Fellows 523
Postdoctoral Fellows 829
Continuing Medical Education
Conference Attendees 13,775
Grand Rounds Participants 5,400
On-Demand Learners 10,938

Facilities

Educational Space (Shared) 90,127 ASF
Research Space 1,139,181 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 190/237,345
San Francisco VA Medical Center 124/652,971
Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute 67/31,200
Fresno Medical Education Program Multiple sites

Alumni & Development

Total Alumni 8,133
Alumni Gifts (cash) $6,093,703
Total Gifts (cash) $281,056,183
Endowment (Market Value) $1,415,576,222

*Source: US News & World Report Best Graduate Schools 2016