University of San Diego

San Diego, CA, USA
4.15 Average Rating

The University of San Diego is a private research university affiliated with the Roman Catholic church. USD offers 42 different bachelor's degrees and 54 minors, in addition to various study abroad programs, and more than half of the student body studies abroad at least once during their collegiate career. Home to the Joan B. Krock School of Peace Studies, students can attend seminars across the Mexican border and take part in international internships. The campus, which overlooks Mission Bay, is themed after the 16th-century Spanish Renaissance and is located near Balboa Park, the largest urban cultural park in the US where students can explore museums, the San Diego Zoo, and the Old Globe Theatre.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
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Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 28
Average SAT Composite: 1236

What Students Are Saying

4.15 Average Rating
this school offers a diverse curriculum. studying abroad is heavily encouraged, and mandatory for multiple majors. the professors want you to succeed, you need only ask!
Scott from San Diego, CA
The University of San Diego has an absolutely gorgeous campus that values creativity and service. The classes offered are incredibly interesting and diverse, while the class sizes are small. The professors are friendly and they give every student the time and help needed.
Glennie from San Diego, CA

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