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#937 Overall Influence #104 Desirability Rank

University of San Diego

Private university in San Diego, California, United States

From Wikipedia

The University of San Diego is a private Roman Catholic research university in San Diego, California. Founded in July 1949 as the San Diego College for Women and San Diego University, the academic institutions merged from the California school system into University of San Diego in 1972. 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".

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

13,171

Acceptance

59%

Graduation Rate

80%

Median SAT Score

1280

Median ACT Score

28

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$52,120

Fees (in-state)

$744

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$22,263
30K - 48K$23,224
48K - 75K$25,727
75K - 110K$30,369
110K+$41,679

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$71,100

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

8K

Under-Grads

6K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

5998 Alcala Park, San Diego CA 92110-2492

What is University of San Diego known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#500 World Rank
Business
#426 World Rank
Law
#973 World Rank
Education
#924 World Rank
Engineering
#882 World Rank
Medical
#549 World Rank
History
#799 World Rank
Political Science
#698 World Rank
Philosophy
#1252 World Rank
Biology
#848 World Rank
Mathematics
#979 World Rank
Computer Science
#743 World Rank
Communications
#819 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1463 World Rank
Literature
#899 World Rank
Psychology
#1215 World Rank
Economics
#1642 World Rank
Chemistry
#655 World Rank
Sociology
#748 World Rank
Nursing
#1627 World Rank
Physics
#792 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#784 World Rank
Anthropology
#945 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#1399 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

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 Law, Business, and History

Natalie Garcia

American soccer player

Dan Giese

American baseball player

Richard Wagener

American wood engraver

Paul Fitzgerald

American actor

Lucy Killea

American politician

Joe L. Martinez Jr.

Neuroscientist

Brady Clark

Brady Clark

American baseball player

Riley Adams

American baseball player

Michael Gasperson

American football wide receiver

Charlie Brumfield

Racquetball player and attorney

Edy Ganem

Actress

John Wesley

American actor