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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Architectural History and Criticism, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
 
Most Popular DisciplinesBusiness/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
None
Special ProgramsDouble major, Honors program, Independent study, Teacher certification, Internships, Semester at sea, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNot reported

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty427
Part-Time Faculty436
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
95%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 26% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 64% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings1,547,950
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus951
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, International Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Informatics
  • Higher Education
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Marine Affairs
  • Marine Sciences
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Special Education
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Taxation
  • Theater
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Juris Doctor
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Adult Nursing
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Informatics
  • Higher Education
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Taxation
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.57 3.87 631 624 28
Low 2.57 2.70 450 420 17
High 4.00 4.58 790 770 34
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