Despite its limited geographical space,
San Francisco, California is home to a multitude of colleges and universities.
Public colleges and universities include:
Private colleges and universities:
Academy of Art University Alliant International University, formerly California School of Professional Psychology Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area Art Institute of California - San Francisco, a private campus which focuses on video game and design (interior, fashion etc.) based education Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, part of the University of the Pacific California College of the Arts Oakland based school, offering undergraduate programs in architecture and design, and graduate programs in Potrero Hill California Institute of Integral Studies is located in downtown San Francisco and features a variety of graduate programs in its Schools of Professional Psychology & Health, and Consciousness and Transformation; as well as a bachelor's degree completion program. Columbia College (Missouri) is located on Coast Guard Island and serves working adults as well as military members. Classes are offered online and on campus. DeVry University, offering courses in business administration, engineering, communication, bioinformatics and management. The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM), located in the heart of downtown Golden Gate University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational university located in the Financial District of downtown San Francisco, California. Founded in 1901, the university is best known for its school of law. Heald College, located in the Financial District Hult International Business School formerly known as the Arthur D. Little School of Management offering a top-ranked one-year MBA, Master and Undergraduate degree programs. Located on SF waterfront and across from the headquarters of Levi Strauss & Co. New College of California, now defunct, was located in the Mission District Presidio Graduate School, a sustainability-focused higher education institution, offering accredited master's degrees in business administration (MBA) as well as public administration (MPA). San Francisco Art Institute, alma mater of both photographer Annie Leibovitz and performance artist Karen Finley San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco Law School San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking The Jesuit-run University of San Francisco, one of the first universities established west of the Mississippi. It is located in the geographic center of the city on Lone Mountain. Saybrook University Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, offering their top-ranked MBA locally in San Francisco, located in the Financial District See also [edit ]