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Our local and global communities have been gravely impacted by an array of recent natural disasters, and our thoughts and prayers are with all who have been personally affected. The University of San Diego is committed to providing the best support possible during this trying time. Should admission accommodations be needed, please do not hesitate to contact your admission counselor.

To apply to USD, you must complete the Common Application and accompanying USD Member Questions. Visit www.commonapp.org to create a free user account and get started.

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              Transfer Applicants                       Undocumented Applicants       

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Application Deadlines

First-Year Students

Fall 2021

Regular Decision: December 15, 2020
Late Decision: February 1, 2021

Spring 2021

Regular Decision: October 1, 2020
Late Decision: December 20, 2020

Transfer Students

Fall 2021

Regular Decision: March 1, 2021
Late Decision: May 1, 2021

Spring 2021

Regular Decision: October 1, 2020
Late Decision: November 15, 2020

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Test Blind Admission


In conjunction with our commitment to a holistic review of each applicant, as well as the goals and pathways set forth by USD's Envision 2024 strategic plan, USD will be adopting a test-blind admission policy, effective immediately.

Have questions? We've got answers! Reach out to your admission counselor for guidance on what this means for you.

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Admissions Stats (Fall 2020)

38% Self-Identified Students of Color

40% Self-Identified Catholic Students

3.84-4.24 Middle 50% Admitted GPA (Weighted)
13,000+ Applications Received
57% Acceptance Rate
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Do you have the makings of a Torero?

Learn more about what we look for in an applicant
and how our admission counselors will review your application.

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For instructions on logging in to the MySanDiego portal and monitoring your application status, please watch this tutorial