University of San Diego

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world rank 592

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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 68 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. USD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
USD

Founded
1949

Motto
Emitte Spiritum Tuum Send Forth Thy Spirit

Colours
Columbia blue, navy blue and white

Mascot
Diego Torero

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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

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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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


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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

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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

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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

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Affiliations

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

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