About University of San Diego

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does University of San Diego cost?

University of San Diego Cost of Attendance
In-state $46,140
Out-of-state $46,140
On-Campus Room and Board $12,302
Off-Campus Room and Board $11,970
Average Annual Cost $38,596
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

University of San Diego Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 81% $24,030
Federal Grants 13% $4,949
Pell grants 13% $4,325
Other federal grants 13% $772
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 11% $8,972
Institutional grants or scholarships 79% $20,557
Student loan aid 38% $7,337
Federal student loans 37% $7,012
Other student loans 7% $10,086

University of San Diego Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 747 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 160 Up to $600
Do an extracurricular activity 358 Up to $1,000
Have work experience 154 Up to $4,000
Take a foreign language class 182 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 306 Up to $4,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 218 Up to $750
Attend a summer program 129 Up to $4,500
Do community service 298 Up to $75

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

University of San Diego Admissions

What is University of San Diego's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 51%
Average GPA 3.86
SAT Submissions 65% of applicants
SAT Reading 550-640
SAT Math 560-670
SAT Writing 540-650
ACT Submissions 56% of applicants
Composite Score 26-30

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University of San Diego Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 6166
Living on campus
Transfer Students 30%
Under Age 25 39%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

University of San Diego Graduation Success


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About University of San Diego

The University of San Diego is a Catholic university, committed to preparing compassionate and ethical leaders, and offers 42 baccalaureate degrees.


5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Doctoral/Research Universities
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify