University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA
4-year
Medium
Urban
Christian college

University of San Diego rankings and awards

Questions and Answers about University of San Diego

Isabella R.
3 months ago
If I receive an external scholarship, will it reduce my loan amount or grant amount?
University of San Diego
Hi Isabella, We try to have outside scholarships reduce your loan first in order to keep the grant intact, however, it is a case by case situation and I suggest you set up an appointment with One Stop to inquire about your specific situation.
Owen H.
3 months ago
Does University of San Diego allow students to stack third party scholarships to help pay for tuition?
University of San Diego
Hi Owen! Yes, outside scholarships are a great way to help reduce the cost of tuition.
Victiashea M.
5 months ago
Are there scholarships at USD that cover room and board as a graduate student?
University of San Diego
You would need to contact the specific graduate program you are looking into to inquire about specific scholarships as each program has different requirements and offerings.
Victiashea M.
5 months ago
Does the Torero Promise apply to graduate students, and if not, what kinds of scholarships can graduate students apply for?
University of San Diego
Hi Victiashea - The Torero Promise program only applies to incoming 1st year undergraduate students. For graduate programs, you would need to contact the specific program you are looking at to inquire about program specific scholarship opportunities.
Zoe G.
6 months ago
Are there opportunities for students to build leadership skills at USD?
University of San Diego
Yes there are countless opportunities for students to build leadership skills at USD through the 180+ student organizations as well as with an optional Leadership Studies minor.
Mandoline N.
6 months ago
What is USD's placement rate for students in the pre-med program that continue on to medical school?
University of San Diego
Hi Mandoline - USD students place very highly into medical schools after earning their undergraduate degree. Our pre-med advising program supports all students planning to continue onto the medical field, and students who follow the program tend to have around an 80% acceptance rate.

About

Envision a place at the edge of it all. Where all things converge. Envision a vantage point that informs how you see the world. More than envisioning tomorrow — but empowering, engaging and embracing it. Blurring borders and boundaries. Colliding science and spirit. Envision life at the University of San Diego. Ground of infinite perspective. Forever pushing further because here, your vision has no limit. Our Toreros find their home here - on one of the nation's most beautiful college campuses, in the eighth largest city in the nation, just 20 miles from the border to Mexico. And, that's by design. As a contemporary Catholic university ranked among the nation’s top 100 colleges and universities, we're committed to academic excellence. To social justice and Changemaking. To the passions our Toreros hold and the many memories they'll create on their journey toward a successful future. So, find us here, at the University of San Diego, ready to share in the Torero journey with you.

Majors offered at University of San Diego

Biggest majors
Finance and Financial Management Services
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Communication, General

Academics at University of San Diego

1190-1360
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Test-blind
25-30
ACT Score Range
1
36
Test-blind
Student Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Selectivity
Somewhat Selective (53% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

University of San Diego demographics

49% White
20% Hispanic
8% Asian
5% Multiracial
4% Black
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Common careers for University of San Diego students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Attorney / Lawyer99k
Senior Financial Analyst91k
Financial Controller88k
Operations Manager87k
Associate Attorney80k
Mechanical Engineer72k
Financial Analyst64k
Based on 7,105 student responses
60.2kAvg. Early Career Pay
115.7kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
48%in High-Meaning careers
12%in STEM careers

Net price of attending University of San Diego

University of San Diego financial aid

Grants per year
Loans per year
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