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University of San Diego Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

San Diego, CA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$72,033
Tuition and Fees
$52,864
Room and Board
$15,156
Books and Supplies
$1,080
Other Expenses
$2,933
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
admissions@SanDiego.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 010395
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
865 (75.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
679 (78.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
676 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
120 (17.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$42,279
Need-Based Gift
Received by 672 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $35,997
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 448 (66.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,664
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 365 (54.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
203 (17.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,940

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,506 (61.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,059 (87.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,031 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
422 (13.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$40,082
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,989 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,446
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,181 (72.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,472
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,516 (50.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,044 (18.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,259

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
45%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,497
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
16.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,861
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
23
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
237
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
85
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,683

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