University of San Diego Facts

Our Campus

  • Roman Catholic. Private. Coeducational. Residential. Independent.
  • 180 acres perched on a pristine canyon – easily navigable, pedestrian-friendly
  • Beautiful 16th century Spanish Renaissance architectural style
  • Beaches, mountains, downtown and the Mexican border – all within a short drive
  • Carnegie classification of “Doctoral/Research University”
  • Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges since 1956

Academics

  • Undergraduate Programs: 42 bachelor's degrees with many concentrations; 50 minors
  • Graduate Programs: 39 master's degrees, the JD, five LLM degrees, three doctorates
  • Faculty: 405 full time, 505 part time – 910 total headcount (593 FTE)
  • Degrees Awarded: 1,336 bachelor's, 623 master's, 362 doctorates – 2,321 total

Students

  • Enrollment: 8,321 headcount (7,777 FTE) undergraduate, paralegal, graduate and law students
  • New Fall Entrance: 1,238 freshmen, 319 transfers, 690 graduate students, 243 J.D. law students
  • Demographics: 33% minority students, 7% international students
  • Alumni: 61,075 living in all 50 states and 108 countries, with 70% living in California

Campus Life

  • Residential campus: 97% of freshman and 44% of undergraduates live on campus
  • 10 separate living areas, with styles ranging from shared rooms to apartments
  • Member, West Coast Conference and Pioneer Football League
  • 17 NCAA Division I teams, 23 sports clubs, many recreation clubs and fitness classes
  • 6 national fraternities and 8 national sororities
  • Student Life Pavilion offers dining options, student activities, and a full-service market

Distinctions

  • Recognized as a Community Engagement Institution by the Carnegie Foundation
  • Member of Ashoka's Changemaker Campus Consortium
  • Ranked by US News & World Report, Business Week, and others

Fact Book

2014 Fact Book

 

The 2014 edition of the USD Fact Book is now available online.