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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 Teaching, Law, and Business. 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
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Driven
    18%
  • Down-to-earth
    6%
  • Friendly
    18%
  • Intellectual
    35%
  • Organized
    6%
  • yet to experience students
    18%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 16 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    31%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    25%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    25%
  • Learned to change through current times.
    19%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
88%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 17 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 17 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 17 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 17 responses
  • $100K+
    18%
  • $75K-$100K
    12%
  • $50K-$75K
    24%
  • $25K-$50K
    18%
  • <$25K
    29%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 17 responses
  • $150K+
    6%
  • $125K-$150K
    6%
  • $100K-$125K
    6%
  • <$50K
    6%
  • Did not graduate yet
    76%
71%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 17 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$66,863
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,782
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$493,701
National
$217,500

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