"Beauty will attract them; goodness will lead them; but the truth will hold them" - Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill, Co-Founder, USD

A campus visit is the best way to see if the University of San Diego is the right place for you. Stroll the walkways, relax on the grass, chat with current Toreros and explore the great city of San Diego.
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As we move forward in these uncertain times, the University is proactively working with campus partners, as well as local and state resources, to monitor the COVID-19 situation. Because of this, the Office of Undergraduate Admission will not be offering any tours. We apologize for any inconvenience.

campus building Take a Virtual Tour If you’re unable to visit in person, you can still explore campus from afar.

#3 Most Beautiful Campus

- The Princeton Review (2019-20)

70.5° average temperature
180-acre campus

Attend an Upcoming Event

We host several on-campus and virtual events throughout the year. We hope you’ll be able to join us!

Maps and Directions

By air, land or sea, there is always a way to get to USD. See how.

15 mins to downtown San Diego
10 mins to Mission Beach
15 mins to San Diego Airport

Making a short stay of your trip?

Hotel Partnerships: Are you or your family looking for a place to stay when you visit campus? USD has partnered with some of the best hotels in San Diego to offer you great discounts.  See our hotel partnerships.

Bartell Hotels, owned and operated by USD alumnus Richard Bartell, offers discounted room rates to friends and visitors of USD and donates 10% of all total room costs back to the University in support of student scholarships. All eight Bartell Hotels are conveniently located near campus as well as other major San Diego attractions, with many being situated on the water's edge.

See Accommodations