University of San Diego

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world rank  586

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University Overview

Established in 1949, University of San Diego is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of San Diego (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of San Diego (USD) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of San Diego (USD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 70 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym USD
Founded 1949
Motto Emitte Spiritum Tuum
Send Forth Thy Spirit
Colours Columbia blue, navy blue and white

University Location

Address 5998 Alcala Park
San Diego (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
92110-2492 California
United States
T +1 (619) 260 4600
F +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 5998 Alcala Park
San Diego 92110
+1 (619) 260 4506
800 248 4873

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of San Diego's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1956


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019