San Francisco University High School

Tel: (415)447-3100
  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1973

Student Body

Total Students410 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
49%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSan Francisco University High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
84%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 11
Yearly Tuition Cost$44,750
% on Financial Aid
24%
Average Financial Aid Grant$30,100
Admissions DirectorAaron Mieszczanski

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBadminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBadmintonBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
FencingField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $17,088 for elementary schools and $26,542 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 65% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).