University of San Diego

Acceptance Rate 59 %
SAT Average 1,280
Tuition & Fees $52,864
Student Population 8,861
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $30,353

Academic Overview

University of San Diego Campus, San Diego, CA
University of San Diego is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in San Diego, California. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $52,864 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,861 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 59% and the graduation rate is 80% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of San Diego varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $71,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of San Diego are $52,864. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $28,410 on average.
University of San Diego 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at USD. The acceptance rate of USD is 59% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17%. The average graduation rate is 80% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $30,353 and 71% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,861 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of San Diego is 59 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of San Diego is 80 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of San Diego is 90 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of San Diego is 8,861
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of San Diego is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $30,353 at University of San Diego.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

USD offers 92 major programs through online and on-site education where 7 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree440
Post Bachelor's Degree52
Master's Degree395
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

University of San Diego offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassGraduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,675)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

University of San Diego has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges