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University of San Diego
  • Graduate School
  • SAN DIEGO, CA

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USD is a private, Catholic graduate school in San Diego, California. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 3,218 graduate students. Of the 33 graduate programs offered at University of San Diego, 4 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at University of San Diego are Law, Teaching, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. 48% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,218
Part-Time Grad Students
1,547
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    46.3%
  • Hispanic
    19%
  • Asian
    10.4%
  • Unknown
    8.2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    7%
  • African American
    5.3%
  • Multiracial
    2.9%
  • Native American
    0.5%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.4%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Driven
    30%
  • Down-to-earth
    4%
  • Friendly
    13%
  • Intellectual
    30%
  • Organized
    9%
  • yet to experience students
    13%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 22 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    27%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    18%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    36%
  • Learned to change through current times.
    18%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
91%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 23 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 23 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 23 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 23 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    26%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    26%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    22%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    13%
  • More than $100,000
    13%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 23 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    4%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    9%
  • $125,000 - $150,000
    4%
  • More than $150,000
    4%
  • Did not graduate yet
    78%
78%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 23 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$74,031
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,929
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$570,296
National
$244,900

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