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University of California San Francisco

500 Parnassus Avenue MU200W Box 0244

San Francisco, CA 94143

United States

Telephone: 415-476-9000


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Mark Goor

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: February 19, 2021

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 1900

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1976

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 3,151

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Public

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. Multi-institution System

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Quarter

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerDouglas CarlsonRegistrar & Asst Vice Chancellor--Student
Board of Directors ChairRichard LeibChair, Board of
Chief Academic OfficerCatherine LuceyExecutive Vice Chancellor &
Chief Executive OfficerSam
Chief Financial OfficerMichael CluneSenior Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchNing WangDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00131900San Francisco General HospitalSan FranciscoAdditionalActive
00131900University of California San Francisco – China BasSan FranciscoAdditionalActive
00131900University of California San Francisco – Mission BSan FranciscoAdditionalActive
00131900University of California San Francisco – Mount ZioSan FranciscoAdditionalActive
00131900University of California San Francisco – ParnassusSan FranciscoMain CampusActive
00131900University of California San Francisco – VeteransSan FranciscoAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Advanced Training in Clinical ResearchNon-degree2004On-Site
Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyResearch Doctorate1961On-Site
BioengineeringResearch Doctorate1983On-Site
Biological and Medical InformaticsResearch Doctorate1998On-Site
Biomedical ImagingMasters2011On-Site
Biomedical SciencesResearch Doctorate1996On-Site
BiophysicsResearch Doctorate1961On-Site
Cell BiologyResearch Doctorate1984On-Site
Chemistry and Chemical BiologyResearch Doctorate2000On-Site
Clinical ResearchMasters2002On-Site
Dentistry PostbaccalaureateNon-degree2011On-Site
Dentistry PostgraduateNon-degree2000On-Site
Developmental and Stem Cell BiologyResearch Doctorate2006On-Site
Doctor of Dental SurgeryProfessional Doctorate1882On-Site
Doctor of MedicineProfessional Doctorate1864On-Site
Doctor of Medicine at UCSF/MS in Health and Medical Sciences at UCBProfessional Doctorate1978On-Site
Doctor of Nursing PracticeProfessional Doctorate2018Distance Education
Doctor of PharmacyProfessional Doctorate1958On-Site
Doctor of Physical Therapy Entry Level (with San Francisco State University)Professional Doctorate1989On-Site
Epidemiology and Translational ScienceResearch Doctorate2010On-Site
Equity in Brain HealthNon-degree2023On-Site
Genetic CounselingMasters2021On-Site
GeneticsResearch Doctorate1977On-Site
Global Health SciencesMasters2008On-Site
Global Health SciencesResearch Doctorate2016On-Site
Health Data ScienceMasters2023On-Site
Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional LeadershipMasters2014Distance Education
History of Health SciencesResearch Doctorate1930On-Site
History of Health SciencesMasters1930On-Site
Medical AnthropologyResearch Doctorate1975On-Site
Medicine PostbaccalaureateNon-degree2011On-Site
NeuroscienceResearch Doctorate1976On-Site
NursingResearch Doctorate1965On-Site
Nursing (inclu. MEPN Masters Entry Program in Nursing)Masters1949On-Site
Oral and Craniofacial SciencesMasters1965On-Site
Oral and Craniofacial SciencesResearch Doctorate1965On-Site
Pharmaceutical Sciences and PharmacogenomicsResearch Doctorate2001On-Site
Pharmacy PostbaccalaureateNon-degree2011On-Site
Rehabilitation ScienceResearch Doctorate2016On-Site
SociologyResearch Doctorate1968On-Site
Supplemental Studies in Advanced Practice in NursingNon-degree2021Distance Education
Supplemental Studies in Advanced Practice in NursingNon-degree2019On-Site
Translational MedicineMasters2013On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Interim Report
Spring2030Offsite Review
Fall2030Accreditation Visit