Rank: 371

University of San Diego

San Diego, CAwww.sandiego.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1230/28
Enrollment
6,188
USD Toreros attend classes at Alcala Park, a stunning campus with palm tree-studded courtyards, Spanish Renaissance-inspired architecture, and ocean views. There's plenty of time to enjoy campus, too, since the weather tends to be warm and sunny year-round. Off-campus, students are just a few minutes from all the museums, music, and culture found in California's second largest city. First-year students...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$65,000
% of students who get any grants
68%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$38,800
Average price for low-income students
$24,400
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
95%
% of need met
70%
% of students who get merit* grants
16%
Average merit grant
$14,700
student success
Graduation rate
79%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Average student debt
$19,740
Average salary within 5 years
$52,700
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
47%
admissions
Acceptance rate
52%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1230/28
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
15-Dec

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

See what students are saying on Niche.com

I really enjoy attending USD and feel like it is definitely my home away from home. I feel comfortable and safe with the students and staff and my living space here. I think the classes and professors can be a bit difficult but are definitely manageable....
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USD is a great school for those looking for a personalized liberal arts education. The classes and professors make for a rigorous, yet rewarding academic experience. Social life at USD has a niche for nearly everyone. There are a bunch of ways to get involved on campus, including, but not...
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I love this school! I was a little nervous at first about coming here because I am a transfer student; however, this university has been exceptionally helpful. They have been very hands-on about the whole transfer process. I have never felt alone or confused because there has always been someone...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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