University of San Diego

country rank  218
world rank  626

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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 69 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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of San Diego's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2018