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Facts & Figures

Highlights

  • Founded as Toland Medical College in 1864
  • Affiliated with University of California in 1873
  • Occupying seven 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 2,197
Part-time 145
Volunteer 2,197
Staff
Non-Faculty Academics 737
Staff employees 4,489
Scientific Society Memberships
American Academy of Arts & Sciences 61
Howard Hughes Medical Investigators 17
Institute of Medicine 77
National Academy of Sciences 41

Research Indicators

NIH Dollars (in millions) 517
NIH Grants 982
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 7,453
Applicants Interviewed 490
2014 Entering MD Students 149
Mean Undergraduate GPA 3.77
MCAT Score (Average Composite) 34
Underrepresented Minorities 33%
Women 54%
California Residents 78%
Total MD Students 664
PhD/MS Students 762
Tuition & Fees
California Residents $36,382
Out-of-State Residents $48,627
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) 1009/1,080,000
San Francisco General Hospital 539/580,637
Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland 190/237,345
San Francisco VA Medical Center 124/628,263
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