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University of San Diego

Location University of San Diego, San Diego United States
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Ranking

# 1001-1200

QS World University Rankings
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72

Undergraduate programs
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10

Postgraduate programs
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Ranked among the world's top 1,000 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2019, the University of San Diego (USD) was initially established in 1949. A private Roman Catholic institution, USD offers teaching across seven different academic colleges. Campus is located to the north of downtown San Diego, California and the Pacific Ocean is visible from campus. Students here can enjoy the gorgeous Californian weather and are ideally located for trips to other Californian cities such as Los Angeles or Mexico, which is a short drive away.

Over 8,000 students are enrolled at the University of San Diego, with approximately 5,741 studying at undergraduate level. All students at the institution will have experienced a peculiar campus tradition known as the 'community scream'. At midnight before the first day of final exams, students gather on campus to collectively scream. This is supposed to bring good luck and passing grades to all those who participate.

Ranked among the world's top 1,000 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2019, the University of San Diego (USD) was initially established in 1949. A private Roman Catholic institution, USD offers teaching across seven different academic colleges. Campus is located to the north of downtown San Diego, California and the Pacific Ocean is visible from campus. Students here can enjoy the gorgeous Californian weather and are ideally located for trips to other Californian cities such as Los Angeles or Mexico, which is a short drive away.

Over 8,000 students are enrolled at the University of San Diego, with approximately 5,741 studying at undergraduate level. All students at the institution will have experienced a peculiar campus tradition known as the 'community scream'. At midnight before the first day of final exams, students gather on campus to collectively scream. This is supposed to bring good luck and passing grades to all those who participate.

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2014
    # 701+
  • 2015
    # 701+
  • 2016
    #701+
  • 2017
    #701+
  • 2018
    #801-1000
  • 2019
    #801-1000
  • 2020
    #801-1000
  • 2021
    #801-1000
  • 2022
    #1001-1200

Ranking criteria

7.6
Academic Reputation
6.5
Employer Reputation
23.5
Faculty Student Ratio
4
Citations per Faculty
1.2
International Faculty Ratio
10.5
International Students Ratio

Available programs

The University of San Diego is committed to a program designed to acquaint every student with the intellectual, cultural, and moral life of our civilization, while providing at the same time the opportunity to add to this knowledge special career-centered competencies. Normally, the student is in residence through eight semesters, during which he or she is enrolled in approximately 44 courses, carrying minimum credit of 124 units.USD students who wish to earn a second bachelor’s degree (as opposed to one degree with two majors) are required to complete a minimum of 30 units beyond the first USD degree (thus, at least 154 units are needed), to be seeking a different degree (for example, a BBA for a student who has already earned a BA degree), to fulfill the core curriculum requirements for the second USD degree (if these are different from the first degree), and to meet all prerequisite and major requirements for the second degree.Transfer students who already have a bachelor’s degree and wish to earn a USD baccalaureate degree in another major must meet all of USD’s core curriculum requirements, meet USD’s residency requirement of a minimum of 30 units, and meet all requirements (including prerequisites) for the degree and major sought.

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