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
Level of Study 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 13,287 prospective students applied, and 7,031 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,310 enrolled in the school.  7,349 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,724 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $48,750 plus fees of $608. USD is ranked 130 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
University of San Diego overview
SAT 1190/1360
ACT 25/30
GPA 3.88
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of San Diego
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,920
Other Fees$608
Room and Board $12,980
Budget for Other Expenses$3,240
Total One Year Cost$67,498


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.