University of San Diego

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University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego
CA
92110-2492
School Setting City: Large: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
PresidentMary E. Lyons, Ph.D.
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit (religious affiliation) - Roman Catholic
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Four-one-four plan
The 4-1-4 calendar consists of 4 courses taken for 4 months, 1 course taken for 1 month, and 4 courses taken for 4 months. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Required

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 8,105
Number of Men 3,485
Number of Women 4,620
Percentage Women57%
Percentage Men43 %
Full-time Students 6854
Part-time Students 1251
Number of Applicants 16,578
Number of Admitted 7,060
Admissions Rate 43%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 90%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 15 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
In-state Tuition $39,486
Books and Supplies $1,665
On Campus Room and Board $11,910
In-state Fees $484
Out of State Tuition $484
Application Fee $55
Estimated Total$54,084

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 65%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$21,102
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 16%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $5,129
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 17%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,862
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 43%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,012
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesBachelor’s Degree
yesPostbaccalaurate Certificate
yesMaster’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – research/scholarship
yesDoctor’s Degree – professional practice

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Law329
Legal Assistant/Paralegal264
Business Administration and Management, General251
Accounting156
Communication, General142
Finance, General123
Marketing/Marketing Management, General102
Psychology, General98
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other91
Political Science and Government, General75
International Relations and Affairs68
Curriculum and Instruction64
English Language and Literature, General60
Sociology53
International Business/Trade/Commerce52

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree1448
Master's Degree622
Doctor's Degree - research/scholarship (new degree classification)25
Postbaccalaureate certificate23
Doctor's Dgree - professional practice (new degree classification)20

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for football - Pioneer Football League
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - West Coast Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - West Coast Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - West Coast Conference

Tel / Fax (619) 260-6836
Institution’s internet website address http://www.sandiego.edu
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.