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University of San Diego

Admissions Profiles

Selectivity  
Selectivity: more selective
Fall 2008 Acceptance rate: 52.1%
Early decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early action acceptance rate: 57%
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students): N/A
Fall 2008 Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollments  
Number of applicants: 10,584
Number of applicants accepted: 5,519
Freshman enrollment for Fall 2008: 1,260
Percent of incoming freshmen who applied by either early acceptance or early action: N/A
Number of male applicants: 4,373
Number of male applicants accepted for Fall 2008: 2,040
Male freshman enrollment: 488
Number of female applicants: 6,211
Number of female applicants accepted: 3,479
Female freshman enrollment: 772
Wait List  
Does the school have a waiting list? Yes
Number of applicants placed on a waiting list: 552
Number of students on the wait list accepted: 351
Number of students enrolled from a waiting list: 1
High School Rank  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school class standing: 61%
2008 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 39%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2008): 78%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class (2008): 98%
High School GPA  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school GPA: 100%
Average high school GPA: 3.8
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average SAT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting SAT scores: 86%
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range: 540-630
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 560-650
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 550-650
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 700-800 range: 7%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 600-699 range: 41%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 500-599 range: 43%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 400-499 range: 9%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 300-399 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 700-800 range: 8%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 600-699 range: 47%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 500-599 range: 39%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 400-499 range: 6%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 300-399 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average ACT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting ACT scores 47%
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range: 24-29
Percent with ACT English scores in the 30-36 range: N/A
Percent with ACT English scores in the 24-29 range: N/A
Percent with ACT English scores in the 18-23 range: N/A
Percent with ACT English scores in the 12-17 range: N/A
Percent with ACT English scores in the 6-11 range: N/A
Percent with ACT English scores below 6: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 30-36 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 24-29 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 18-23 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 12-17 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 6-11 range: N/A
Percent with ACT Math scores below 6: N/A
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 30-36 range: 16%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 24-29 range: 67%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 18-23 range: 16%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 12-17 range: 1%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores below 6: 0%

TOEFL
TOEFL requirement? N/A
May the TOEFL be submitted in place of the SAT or ACT? No
Minimum TOEFL score required (paper test): 550
Minimum TOEFL score required (computer test): 213
Average TOEFL score (paper test): N/A
Average TOEFL score (computer test): N/A

 

More about University of San Diego

Website: http://www.sandiego.edu
Address: 5998 Alcala Park , San Diego , California - 92110-2492
Phone: (619) 260-4600
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Campus setting
Large City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Doctoral/Research Universities
Athletics (football) NCAA, Pioneer Football League
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Calendar system Four-one-four plan
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning No
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $55
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
10,584
4,373
6,211
Percent admitted
52%
47%
56%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
23%
24%
22%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
540
630
SAT Math
560
650
SAT Writing
550
650
ACT Composite
24
29
ACT English
-
-
ACT Math
-
-
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $34,000
Out-of-state tuition $34,000
Books and supplies $1,566
On-campus room and board $11,870
On-campus other expenses $2,970
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
70%
-
Federal grant aid
13%
$8,413
State or local grant aid
11%
$8,753
Institutional grant aid
66%
-
Loan aid
37%
$6,812
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
7,832
42%
58%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 5,119
Estimated graduates enrolled 2,713
Undergraduates 24 years old 95%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 3%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 75%
Men 74%
Women 76%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 64%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 74%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 75%

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