Student Population
National Rank
University of San Diego overview
Location San Diego, California
Online sandiego.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
University of San Diego overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in San Diego, California, University of San Diego is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 14,739 prospective students applied, and 7,339 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,210 enrolled in the school.  7,319 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,586 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $47,100 plus fees of $608. USD is ranked 124 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
University of San Diego overview
SAT 1250/1410
ACT 26/30
GPA 3.88
Applications Accepted
University of San Diego overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of San Diego
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,848
Other Fees$608
Room and Board $12,630
Budget for Other Expenses$3,240
Total One Year Cost$65,426


Average Salary After 10 Years
$70,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
75% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of San Diego students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 39%
Social Sciences 15%
Communication 10%
Biology 6%
Psychology 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=122436 IPEDS survey data for University of San Diego.