5,774
Students
Financial aid thermometer
33,737
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
49
49%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of San Diego is a University institution located in San Diego, CA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA  92110
United States
Contact Ms. Minh-Ha Hoang
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@sandiego.edu
Phone: 619-260-4506
Fax: 619-260-6836

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural History And Criticism Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14,739
Applied
7,339
Accepted
5,774
Enrolled
50%
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Female Admissions

8,743
Females Applied
4,567
Females Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,996
Males Applied
2,772
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.89
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen December 15th April 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 1st June 30th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 633 590 670
SAT Math 630 590 680
ACT Composite 28 26 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

48,750
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Fees

608
Full-time student fees
12,980
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

33,737
Avg. Financial Aid Package
33,801
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,446
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,488
Avg. Loan Aid
15,419
Avg. Grant Aid
26,679
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,774
Total undergrad students
9%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.62%
Black or African American 3.57%
White or Caucasian 51.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 7.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.35%
Two or more races 5.8%
Other 2.42%

Gender

Male (45.6%)
Female (54.4%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 46%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Alcala Bazaar (clubs and organizations fair), Big Blue Bash/Homecoming Concert and Spring Ole Music Festival

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Marine Science Club, Entrepreneurship Club, USD Chapter American Marketing Association, International Student Organization and Student International Business Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1B No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No No No

Faculty

909
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 458
Part-time - 451
Male - 466
Female - 443