University of San Diego

Women's WCLA Contact: Emily Nash
7 / 10
5,855 Undergrads / 9,073 Students
10 / 10
$35,936 Net Price
8 / 10
49% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
66% / 81%
Calendar System
Four-one-four plan
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are in-state.

Recruit Commits
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Las Vegas Nevada Area
Where Grads Work
  • US Navy
  • Qualcomm
  • University of California San Diego
  • San Diego Unified School District
  • Wells Fargo
  • EY
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • PwC
  • United States Marine Corps
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Raytheon
  • Deloitte
  • Sharp HealthCare
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Scripps Health
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Media and Communication
  • Consulting
  • Administrative
  • Healthcare Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
  • Community and Social Services
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
540 - 650
590 - 690
1210 - 1400
26 - 33
24 - 29
26 - 31

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 560 - 660 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

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This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 13,755 5,515 8,240
% Admitted 49% 45% 51%
% Admits That Enroll 17% 18% 17%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.85
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (44%)
    Finance, General (13%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (12%)
    Social Sciences (11%)
    Engineering (10%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (8%)
    Accounting (7%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (7%)
    Neuroscience (6%)
    Mechanical Engineering (6%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Political Science and Government, General (4%)
    International Business/Trade/Commerce (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (2%)
    International Relations and Affairs (2%)
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$51,186
    Books & Supplies$1,970
    Cost of Living$14,126
    Personal Expenses$3,717
    Sticker Price$70,999

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    82% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship80%$31,109
    Federal Grants16%$5,319
    Pell Grants16%$4,511
    Other Federal16%$831
    State & Local Grants14%$9,055
    Institutional Grants80%$28,466
    Student Loans44%$6,805
    Federal Loans42%$5,364
    Other Loans9%$8,110

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $530 Million $58,415

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $24,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,250 $255

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.0%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,718 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $60,000

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.44 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 66% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 5 5
    Fondling 5 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 12 10
    Motor Vehicle Theft 4 4
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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