​Student Life

Welcome to grad student life in San Diego. It's looking bright.

Student life at the University of San Diego gives you daily opportunities to learn amid one of the most diverse communities in the country. Through engaging with fellow students and shaping projects that support the local community, everyone has the chance to grow and make their own impact.

Our campus thrives amid a diverse population, with students from all over the world bring myriad viewpoints on life, education and world change to your everyday interactions. Have lunch with a friend and brainstorm solutions to challenges in underserved populations, or commiserate with classmates involved in similar nonprofits.

You'll get to apply new skills to real-world experiences every semester through project-based learning and by making connections with a number of student and professional organizations. Wherever you choose to live in San Diego, the SOLES campus gives you a home and new family to learn and grow with. Find out more about the possibilities of student life below.

two female students in dorm room Find off-campus housing.

Use our guide to learn about the ins and outs of life in different San Diego neighborhoods, and about how to successfully find housing.

singer playing guitar on stage at house of blues Live like a San Diego local.

Uncover the local arts and music scene, find things to do and explore how to find a natural rhythm in your new city.

SOLES Student Ambassador Gail Wingfield Meet SOLES Student Ambassador Gail Wingfield. While earning a MA in Nonprofit Leadership, "I currently work full time at California Ballet. I am part of the administrative and artistic teams. We work with the executive director to produce high quality ballet performances and bring the experience of live theater to the underserved in our community."

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