University of San Diego Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in San Diego, CA, University of San Diego is one of the best universities in the state of California. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of San Diego in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of San Diego.

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110-2492
Phone: (619) 260-4506
Web site:

Rankings: University of San Diego

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 110
Score: 38
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 76
Average freshman retention rate: 85.0%
6-year graduation rate: 75.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 73%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 2
Faculty resources ranking: 119
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 36.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.2%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 72.0%
Student selectivity ranking: 81
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1100-1280
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 39%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 78%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 52.1%
Financial resources rank: 102
Alumni giving rank: 178
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 8.3%

University of San Diego History

Essential Facts: University of San Diego

Ranking: #86 National University (2017)
Acceptance rate: 53.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: $48,750 (2019)
School colors: White · Navy blue · Columbia blue
Mascot: University of San Diego Torero
Founded: 1949

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 49%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 17%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 26%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 50%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook