University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$52,864

not including room and board

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent 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
Room & board $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
Basketball
Football
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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

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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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