University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$52,864

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,731
Declined 5,440
Total Received 13,171
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Private

6,327

undergraduate students

3,854

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of San Diego, founded in 1949, is a private, Roman Catholic university. Its 180-acre, suburban campus is located centrally in San Diego.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 10,181
Established in 1949
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

375-acre, suburban campus in San Diego (population: 1,425,976. Served by train; air and bus serve Texarkana (one mile). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA
92110-2492

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
74%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) December 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,731
Declined 5,440
Total Received 13,171

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

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Financial Aid

71%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$30,353

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,120
Housing & Food $15,156
Additional fees $744
Books & supplies $1,080
Total $69,100
Average Financial Aid - $30,353
Total with Avg. Aid $38,747

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 248-4873
F: 619 260-4619
onestop@sandiego.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Rowing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, climbing, cross-country, dance, equestrian sports, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, running, soccer, surfing, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, cross-country, dance, equestrian sports, golf, lacrosse, rock climbing, soccer, surfing, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, football, soccer, softball, spikeball kickball, tennis, ultimate frisbee, volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Acting. yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Architectural History and Criticism, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biophysics. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business Analytics. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other. yes
Comparative Law. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Financial Mathematics. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes
International Law and Legal Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
Italian Studies. yes
Legal Professions and Studies, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Real Estate. yes yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Tax Law/Taxation. yes
Taxation. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Business Administration
  3. Communication Studies

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

10,181

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

6,327
students

Female
55%
3,474

Male
45%
2,853

38%

3,854
students

Female
60%
2,305

Male
40%
1,549

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

5,980
students

Female
55%
3,295

Male
45%
2,685

5%

347
students

Female
52%
179

Male
48%
168

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: May 1

Spring: December 20

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 64
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Kuwait
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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