University of San Diego

#77 in National Universities

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)San Diego, CADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree8,508 Students51.38 % Acceptance Ratio14:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    University of San Diego is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in San Diego, California. It has a total enrollment of 8,508 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 51.38% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio51.38 %
    Admission Yield15.30 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$55
    Graduate Application Fees$45

    The acceptance ratio is 51.38% last year at University of San Diego where total 14,413 students applied and 7,406 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$47,708
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$26,418
    On-Campus Living Costs$15,870
    Off-Campus Living Costs$17,532

    The tuition & fees at University of San Diego, for academic year 2017-2018 is $47,708.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $15,870 when living on campus and $17,532 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    University of San Diego provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at University of San Diego.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about University of San Diego

Key Stats for University of San Diego

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

University of San Diego$47,708
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California$26,966

Admission Chances relatively difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California57.28%

Financial Helps average in nation


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California77.42%

Student Population small

University of San Diego8,508
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California316,378

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California58.84%

Major Programs diverse major programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California63

Distance Learning relatively few online programs


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges10
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in California7

University of San Diego's Mission

The University of San Diego is a Roman Catholic institution committed to advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal and professional knowledge, creating a diverse and inclusive community, and preparing leaders dedicated to ethical conduct and compassionate service.

Contact Information & Online Resources


University of San Diego 5998 Alcala Park,
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
619) 260-4600


University of San Diego is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (03/31/1956 - Current).
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