USD Tuition & Cost

San Diego, California

How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for University of San Diego
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,920
Other Fees$608
Room and Board $12,980
Other Expenses Budget$3,240

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend University of San Diego on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $67,498 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $48,750 for tuition, $12,980 room and board, $1,920 for books and supplies and $608 for other fees. Out of state tuition for University of San Diego is $48,750, the same as California residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of San Diego when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
Net Price by Income University of San Diego
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$22,687
$30,001 to $48,000$26,523
$48,001 to $75,000$27,916
$75,001 to $110,000$33,504

The average reported annual net price for University of San Diego for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $38,592 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid University of San Diego
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $24,364 83%
Pell Grant $4,303 14%
Federal Student Loan $5,880 40%

The average reported annual net price for University of San Diego for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $38,592 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of San Diego, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $129,476. The loan balance of $129,476 is a four year multiple of the $32,369 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $1,344 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $129,476
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,343.68
Total Interest Paid $31,765.53
Sum of All Loan Payments $161,241.53

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $67,498
2 $70,665
3 $73,981
4 $77,452

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of San Diego to be $269,992 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.7% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of San Diego
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,680 $5,040 $6,720

Estimated cost for a class at University of San Diego based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of San Diego versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of San Diego Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
Chapman University

Orange, California

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, California

Thomas Aquinas College

Santa Paula, California

Westmont College

Santa Barbara, California

University of the Pacific

Stockton, California

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, California

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

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