University of San Diego
The University of San Diego is a private university that was founded in 1949. Its origins can be traced back to 1772, following the merger of the School of Law and the College for Men. Currently, the University of San Diego offers 43 bachelor's degree courses and 53 minors, 34 graduate degrees, four doctorate courses, and five Master of Law degrees. Postgraduate degrees in Med Literacy and Digital Learning, MS in Law Enforcement, and Public Safety Leadership are also available online.

Cost of attendance

The average cost of attending university in the United States is 49 lakhs, which includes 40.72 lakhs for tuition and 8.7 lakhs for housing. Aside from that, certain other costs are included.


Alcala Vistas, Maher, Manchester Village, Valley A, Valley B, San Antonio de Padua, and San Buenaventura are the seven residence halls. The Disability and Learning Difference Resource Centre (DLDRC) assists students with special needs with student accommodations. Students can dine at one of five cafes, a coffeehouse, a food court, a food truck, or the university restaurant. On-campus housing costs about $15,156 on average. The average monthly rent is $1200 USD.

Acceptance rate

The overall number of students registered at the university is 8905, with 8 percent of international students coming from over 141 countries. Admission at the University of San Diego is more selective, with a 59 percent acceptance rate.


Aquatics, Martial Arts, Golf, and Tennis are some of the recreational amenities accessible on the University of San Diego campus. Students at the institution can join student organisations and centres such as the United Front Multicultural Commons, Women's Commons, and others. They can also participate in campus media such as Vista and USDtv, USD Radio, and so on. USD's Copley Library houses nearly 500,000 volumes, 6,000 media resources, 2,500 print periodicals, and 125 internet databases. San Diego is near the Mexican border and the Cabrillo National Monument. Old Town, the Mission Bay Aquatic Centre, and other popular attractions


The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), the regional accrediting agency serving higher education institutions in California, Hawaii, and the Pacific Region.

Jobs and Placement

The USD Career Development Centre serves as a venue for students to seek assistance with careers, placements, and internships. Handshake allows students to apply for available job postings directly, and the university can assist with resume, CV, and cover letter creation using Carmen, the optimization tool. According to Payscale, the average pay of a USD graduate is 73,780 USD. Within two years of graduation, 92 percent of students are hired and earning up to $50,000 USD per year, rising to $60,000 USD after six years of service.

QS Ranking

#1001-1200 in QS Top University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#152 World Rankings as per THE 2022

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