UCSF Incoming Class 2019: By the Numbers

Our newest UC San Francisco students come from all types backgrounds and from around the globe to study here to become the health professionals and researchers of the future.

You can read more about the happenings from this back-to-school season and explore more below about our new students.

935 new students. A group of new students walk across the Mission Bay quad.
67% Female
63% California Residents
47% Born in California
22% first generation to college. A first-gen student holds the stomach of a pregnant dummy in the Kanbar simulation center.
41% first generation to grad school. A first-gen grad student holds up a tissue sample in a research lab.
Tanzania, farthest home country at 9835 miles away. A globe shows the distance between UCSF and Tanzania.
12% of students are international
Students are from 31 different countries
Students are from six continents

The most common names are: 

Elizabeth with 12 students
Emily with 11 students
Stephanie with 8 students
The youngest student was born in 1999
The most common birth months are May and October

The most common alma maters are:

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Source: Preliminary data from the UCSF Office of the Registrar and Office of Institutional Research.