University of San Diego

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Private university in San Diego, California, United States

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About University of San Diego

According to Wikipedia, The University of San Diego is a private Roman Catholic research university in San Diego, California. Chartered in July 1949 as the independent San Diego College for Women and San Diego University , the academic institutions merged in 1972 into the University of San Diego. Since then, the university has grown to comprise nine undergraduate and graduate schools, to include the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and School of Law. USD has 89 undergraduate and graduate programs, and enrolls approximately 9,073 undergraduate, paralegal, graduate and law students. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

University of San Diego's Online Degrees

MS in Cyber Security Operations and Leadership
  • Required Credits: 31
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership
  • Required Credits: 31
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Required Credits: 37
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Inclusive Learning: Special Education and Universal Design
  • Required Credits: 37
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Literacy and Digital Learning
  • Required Credits: 37
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in School Leadership
  • Required Credits: 37
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MEd in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics STEAM
  • Required Credits: 37
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Health Care Informatics
  • Required Credits: 37
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online

University of San Diego Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
13,171 59% 80% 1280 28

How Much Does University of San Diego Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$52,864
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $22,263
30K - 48K $23,224
48K - 75K $25,727
75K - 110K $30,369
110K+ $41,679

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do University of San Diego Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of San Diego, then you can expect to earn an average of $71,100 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of San Diego's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
8,092 5,989 2,103

Where is University of San Diego?

University of San Diego is located at 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego CA 92110-2492

What Is University of San Diego Known For?

University of San Diego is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of San Diego's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of San Diego's Most Influential Alumni?

University of San Diego's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Law, and Nursing. Here are some of University of San Diego's most famous alumni:

Ryan Zinke
A 52nd United States Secretary of the Interior and former Congressman from Montana.
Ping Fu
Ping Fu
A Chinese computer scientist and entrepreneur.
Philippa Marrack
Philippa Marrack
A United States-based English biologist and immunologist.
Jonny Kim
Jonny Kim
An American physician, Navy SEAL, and NASA astronaut candidate.
Lorenzo Fertitta
Lorenzo Fertitta
An American entrepreneur.
Lowell McAdam
Lowell McAdam
An American businessman and CEO of Verizon Communications.
Matthew Dominick
Matthew Dominick
An American engineer, test pilot and astronaut for NASA.
Stuart Milk
Stuart Milk
A LGBT rights activist.
Sandra Schmid
Sandra Schmid
A Canadian biologist.
George Thomas Coker
George Thomas Coker
A Vietnam-era POW hero and Distinguished Eagle Scout.
Heather McGhee
An Attorney, researcher, and African-American civil rights advocate.
Theo Epstein
An American baseball executive.

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