Envision a place at the edge of it all. Where all things converge. Envision a vantage point that informs how you see the world. Envision life at the University of San Diego. 

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Student Support Services
  • Multicultural Clubs and Orgs
  • Black Student Resource Commons
  • Women's Commons
  • Yellow Ribbon Program

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


You are a first-year applicant if you are a student who is currently enrolled in high school and will graduate at the end of the current academic year, or who has graduated from high school and has not yet completed college courses. This does not include attendance at a college summer session immediately following high school graduation.
Click on the web links under the For First Year Students heading to find out more about requirements, fees and deadlines for first year applicants.


You are a transfer applicant if you: have already completed high school OR have received a General Education Diploma (GED) OR have successfully completed a State High School Proficiency Examination AND have ever enrolled in college classes.
Click on the web links under the For Transfer Students heading to find out more about requirements, fees and deadlines for transfer applicants.

Additional Information

Cost shouldn’t be a barrier to a top-notch college education. At USD, we’re committed to doing everything we can to get you the best financial aid available. We offer many different types of scholarships to students — some of which are based on athletic achievement, involvement with USD’s various music and choral programs and one for those with NROTC affiliation. Additionally, all first-year applicants are automatically considered for merit scholarships ranging between $18,000 and $25,000 per year.

Visit us

One of the best ways to find out more about the University of San Diego is to visit our beautiful campus! If you aren't planning a visit just now but still want to connect with a current USD student, explore the Torero Ambassador Network, join our mailing list or visit our YouTube page.

"Beauty will attract them; goodness will lead them; but the truth will hold them.”

Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill, RSCJ, Co-founder, 1949
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

Office of Admission, 5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110, United States of America

Phone number

(619) 260-4506