UCSF Incoming Class 2017: By the Numbers

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There are 938 new students in the fall 2017 entering class, and 67 percent of them are female.

Fifty-eight percent of new students are California residents, and about 44 percent were born in California. Twenty-nine percent are the first generation in their families to graduate college; 44 percent are the first generation in their families to attend graduate school.

The student whose hometown is farthest from UCSF comes from Gaborone, Botswana, which is 10,364 miles away from San Francisco. Nine percent of the new students are international students. The new students born outside of the United States come from 37 different countries and six different continents.

The birth year of the youngest of the new students is 1999. The most common first names are Sarah (10), Kyle (9), and Rachel (8).

The most common alma maters are UC Berkeley (54), UCLA (41), UC San Diego (25), UC Davis (25), Stanford University (21), and San Francisco State University (17).

The source of this data is the UCSF Office of the Registrar and Office of Institutional Research.