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Our Campus

  • Private, Catholic Institution. 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: 27 master's degrees, the JD, five LLM degrees, three doctorates
  • Faculty: 406 full time, 491 part time – 897 total headcount (584 FTE)
  • Degrees Awarded: 1,421 bachelor's, 713 master's, 301 JD and doctorates – 2,435 total

Students

  • Enrollment: 8,251 headcount (7,671 FTE) undergraduate, paralegal, graduate and law students
  • New Fall Entrance: 1,105 freshmen, 375 transfers, 758 graduate students, 243 JD law students
  • Demographics: 36% minority students, 7% international students
  • Alumni: 65,088 living in all 50 states and 141 countries, with 63% living in California

Campus Life

  • Residential campus: 95% of freshman and 45% 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
  • 9 national fraternities and 9 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 ReportBusiness Week, and others

Contact Information

Institutional Research and Planning
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Guadalupe Hall
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4600
irp@sandiego.edu

Office Hours

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.