University of San Diego

Address:
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110-2492
Phone:
619-260-4600
Website:
http://www.sandiego.edu
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About University of San Diego

University of San Diego is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. This institution shows a high number of transfers; at least 20% of entering undergraduates are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,111
 Graduate2,757
 Total7,868
GenderFemale57%
 Male43%
Student Age% Under 2572%
 % 25 and Over28%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time82%
 % Part-time18%
Race/Ethnicity% White59.6%
 % Black2.9%
 % Asian10.9%
 % Latino13.6%
 % Native American1.3%
 % Race Unknown7.9%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal12,141
 % Admitted51%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled18%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT79%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT47%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800640 / 800
 SAT Writing550 / 800650 / 800
 SAT Math570 / 800660 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite25 / 3629 / 36
 ACT English25 / 3630
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math25 / 3630 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$55
 Graduate Application Fee$45
 In-State Tuition & Fees$37,372
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$37,372
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid71%
 % Undergraduates with Loans35%
 % Undergraduates with Grants66%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,620
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,602
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,980
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,979
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,897
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,041

Neighborhood Data for the San Diego Area

Median Age33.5
Median Household Income$63,739
Total Population1,296,437
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.7% 49.3%
 Age 0-951.4%48.6%
 Age 10-1751.3%48.7%
 Age 18-2454.5%45.5%
 Age 25-2951.2%48.8%
 Age 30-3952.5%47.5%
 40+49.6%50.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White65.8%
 % Black6.8%
 % Asian15.8%
 % Latino28.2%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.5%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,602
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,980
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,219
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50012.0%5.5%2.3%
 $500 to $74920.8%8.3%0.0%
 $750 to $99934.3%34.3%10.9%
 Over $100033.0%51.9%82.3%
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