University of California, San Francisco

University of California, San Francisco, was established in 1873 and is now a leading medical research and patient care institution. Its medical center is consistently ranked among the best in the United States as it hosts a number of distinguished treatment centers and AIDS medical care programs. As a part of the University of California, it is different from other campuses in that it only focuses on graduate education. The college serves almost 3,000 graduate students from its San Francisco, California campus. The school has produced a number of notable alumni including a Nobel laureate and U.S. Food & Drug Administration commissioner.