University of California - San Francisco

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University of California - San Francisco
Type Public graduate
Established 1873 (1873)
Chancellor Sam Hawgood
Location San Francisco, California, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Teal

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a graduate university dedicated to health sciences research, patient care, and education located in San Francisco, California, United States. The UCSF School of Medicine, affiliated with UCSF Medical Center, is one of the most selective medical schools in the United States based on average MCAT score, GPA, and acceptance rate. The university enrolled 4,847 students (in degree programs)[1], and it ranked 16 among global universities, with many of its medical programs ranking top five globally according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics and health/clinical informatics-related options exist for potential students:

Ph.D. in Biological and Medical Informatics
?? credit hours; Two pathways: bioinformatics or clinical and translation informatics
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "About UCSF" (PDF). University of California, San Francisco. 25 May 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2016. 
  2. "University of California--San Francisco". U.S. News & World Report - Best Global Universities. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 29 November 2016.