Overview

San Francisco University High School, established in 1973, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent secondary school for grades nine through twelve. University High School welcomes students of demonstrated motivation and ability to engage in an education that fosters responsibility and the spirited pursuit of knowledge. We are a school where adults believe in the promise of every student, and together we work to build and sustain a community of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and talents. UHS challenges each individual to live a life of integrity, inquiry, and purpose larger than the self.
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Official information of San Francisco University High School in 2024 | FindingSchool

A+ Day
A+ Matriculation
A Academics
A Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
B Reviews
NA Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Tuition: $56,570
# of Students: 421
Teacher:Student: 1:6
International Student: N/A
AP Courses: 12
Endowment: N/A
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 84%
SAT: 1420/1600
#23

US Day School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 5
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2
#3 Harvard College 7
#3 Stanford University 23
#3 Yale University 11
LAC #1 Williams College 4
#6 University of Chicago 28
#7 Johns Hopkins University 1
#7 University of Pennsylvania 7
#9 California Institute of Technology 1
#10 Duke University 8
#10 Northwestern University 8
LAC #2 Amherst College 3
#12 Dartmouth College 5
#13 Brown University 12
#13 Vanderbilt University 2
#15 Rice University 1
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 7
LAC #3 Pomona College 4
#17 Cornell University 9
#18 Columbia University 8
#20 University of California: Berkeley 17
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 14
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 4
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 3
#22 Emory University 5
#22 Georgetown University 11
#25 New York University 1
#25 University of Michigan 4
#25 University of Southern California 7
#25 University of Virginia 2
LAC #5 Wellesley College 5
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2
#29 Wake Forest University 4
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
LAC #6 Carleton College 5
#32 Tufts University 25
#32 University of California: Santa Barbara 2
#34 University of California: Irvine 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 2
#36 Boston College 8
#38 University of California: Davis 5
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 9
#41 Boston University 7
#44 Case Western Reserve University 1
#44 Northeastern University 5
#44 Tulane University 5
LAC #9 Claremont McKenna College 1
#51 Lehigh University 1
#51 Purdue University 1
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
#51 Villanova University 1
#55 Santa Clara University 2
#55 Trinity University 1
#55 University of Washington 2
LAC #11 Middlebury College 5
#62 George Washington University 4
#63 St. Olaf College 1
LAC #13 Smith College 2
LAC #13 Vassar College 6
#67 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
#67 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2
#72 American University 1
#72 Fordham University 1
#72 Reed College 3
#72 Sarah Lawrence College 1
#72 Southern Methodist University 6
LAC #15 Davidson College 4
LAC #15 Hamilton College 1
#77 Clemson University 1
#83 Gonzaga University 1
#85 University of Puget Sound 2
#89 Howard University 2
LAC #18 Barnard College 4
LAC #18 Colgate University 2
LAC #18 Haverford College 3
LAC #18 University of Richmond 2
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 9
#94 Lewis & Clark College 4
#97 Clark University 1
#97 University of San Diego 1
#105 Drexel University 2
#105 University of Oregon 4
#105 University of San Francisco 3
#107 Whittier College 1
#115 Loyola University Chicago 2
LAC #24 Colby College 10
#121 University of Vermont 2
LAC #25 Bates College 4
LAC #27 Colorado College 4
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
LAC #29 Harvey Mudd College 2
#151 University of the Pacific 1
LAC #31 Bryn Mawr College 2
LAC #31 Kenyon College 4
LAC #33 Pitzer College 5
LAC #33 Scripps College 2
#166 University of Hawaii at Manoa 1
LAC #37 Bucknell University 1
LAC #37 Occidental College 4
LAC #39 Denison University 1
LAC #39 Lafayette College 2
LAC #39 Trinity College 3
#234 San Francisco State University 1
LAC #48 Whitman College 3
LAC #55 Connecticut College 1
Babson College 2
Franklin & Marshall College 1
Ithaca College 1
McGill University 2
Oberlin College 1
Providence College 1
The New School College of Performing Arts 2
University of British Columbia 1
University of California: Merced 1
University of California: Santa Cruz 4
University of Colorado Boulder 3
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
University of Maryland: College Park 1
University of Redlands 1
University of St. Andrews 3
University of Toronto 1
Wheaton College-Norton-MA 1
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AP Courses

(Total 12)
Art History
Calculus AB
Computer Science A
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Music Theory
Statistics
Studio Art: Drawing
Calculus BC
Art History
Calculus AB
Computer Science A
Environmental Science
European History
French Language and Culture
Music Theory
Statistics
Studio Art: Drawing
Calculus BC
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
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Sports

(Total 16)
Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Fencing
Field Hockey
Flag Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Fencing
Field Hockey
Flag Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
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Arts

(Total 17)
Acting
Chamber Orchestra
Choir
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Songwriting
Theater
Vocal
Art History
Acting
Chamber Orchestra
Choir
Jazz
Music
Music Theory
Songwriting
Theater
Vocal
Art History
Ceramics
Drawing
Oil Painting
Painting
Photography
Pottery
Studio Art
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 57)
Astronomy Club
French Club
South Asian Club
Koach: Jewish Affinity Group
Mindfulness Mondays
MENA
Committee on Sustainability
Interfaith Club
Spectra
VOX: Literary and Arts Publication
Astronomy Club
French Club
South Asian Club
Koach: Jewish Affinity Group
Mindfulness Mondays
MENA
Committee on Sustainability
Interfaith Club
Spectra
VOX: Literary and Arts Publication
Writing Club
Satonics
Sunrise SFUHS
Women's Health Club
1st Gen American/Immigrant Club
Surf Club
Students for Women's Eqality + Rights (SWEAR)
Baking Club
Sports Analytics
Conservative Club
Financial Aid & Socio-Economic Status
Society of Women Engineers
University business club
Jewelry Club
Investing Club
Students in Medical Research Club
Council of Honor Integrity (CHI)
Unicef clubs
Latine Club
University Pickleball Club
maker club
Board Game Club
Diplomacy Club
Yearbook Club
Finance Club
Understanding Whiteness
Mental Health Association
Art club
BioMed Club
Magic: The Gathering Club
Multiracial Club
Debate Club
Trader Joe's Club
Girls Who Invest
Body Peace
MODEL UN
Bachelor Club
Eastern Medicine Club
Red Cross Club
Decorators Club
Taylor Swift Club
Winter Sports Club
Chess Club
Freestyle Club
Kiva club
Men’s group
Survivor Club
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1973
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/11
Interview: On Campus
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE, PSAT, SAT, ACT
School Code:
SSAT: 7108
ISEE: 570572

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 5)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 4)
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Frequently Ask Questions about San Francisco University High School

01.
Tell me a bit about San Francisco University High School.
San Francisco University High School is Co-ed private day school located in San Francisco, California, US. It was founded 1973, and currently has about 421 students, -1.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.sfuhs.org.
06.
Where is San Francisco University High School located?
San Francisco University High School is located in the State of California of USA. The closest major city is San Francisco, which is about 1 miles away from school. Most families can choose San Francisco International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does San Francisco University High School have rigorous academic requirements?
San Francisco University High School is offering 12 AP courses.

In recent years, 64 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

San Francisco University High School also have 84% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is San Francisco University High School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, San Francisco University High School is among the most popular schools, within top 268 for all US schools.

Also San Francisco University High School has been favorited by 67 users.
03.
Where do San Francisco University High School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 20.2% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 30.5% go to top 25, and about 13.07% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
08.
How to start with an application with San Francisco University High School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about San Francisco University High School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit San Francisco University High School’s official site: http://www.sfuhs.org or call them at 415-447-3100.
04.
What is the application requirement for San Francisco University High School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, San Francisco University High School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to San Francisco University High School?
Yes, here are few: San Francisco Waldorf School, Drew School and Town School For Boys.

The closest major city is San Francisco. You can find out more schools near San Francisco here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for San Francisco University High School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for San Francisco University High School in 2024 is $56,570, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admissions@sfuhs.org .
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What is the FindingSchool rating for San Francisco University High School?
The overall rating for San Francisco University High School is A+.

The section ratings of San Francisco University High School are:
A+ for Matriculation
A for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
B for Students and Parents reviews
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