University of San Diego
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    Institution Description
    University of San Diego is a fine, internationally-recognized institution of higher learning.
    For more than six decades, the University of San Diego has been dedicated to the values originally articulated by its founders, Mother Rosalie Hill of the Society of the Sacred Heart and Bishop Charles Francis Buddy of the Diocese of San Diego.

    • Roman Catholic. Private. Coeducational. Residential. Independent.
    • 180 acres perched on a pristine canyon – easily navigable, pedestrian-friendly
    • Beautiful 16th century Spanish Renaissance architectural style
    • Overlooking the city of San Diego, Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean
    • Beaches, mountains, downtown and the Mexican border – all within a short drive
    • Carnegie classification of “Doctoral/Research University”
    • Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges since 1956

    • Undergraduate Programs: 42 bachelor's degrees with many concentrations; 50 minors
    • Graduate Programs: 39 master's degrees, the JD, five LLM degrees, three doctorates

    • 405 full time, 505 part time – 910 total headcount (593 FTE)

    • 8,321 headcount (7,777 FTE) undergraduate, paralegal, graduate and law students

    New Fall Entrance 
    • 1,238 freshmen, 319 transfers, 690 graduate students, 243 J.D. law students
    • Demographics: 33% minority students, 7% international students

    • 61,075 living in all 50 states and 108 countries, with 70% living in California

    Campus Life
    • Residential campus: 97% of freshman and 44% of undergraduates live on campus
    • 10 separate living areas, with styles ranging from shared rooms to apartments
    • 6 national fraternities and 8 national sororities
    • Student Life Pavilion offers dining options, student activities, and a full-service market

    • Member, West Coast Conference and Pioneer Football League
    • 17 NCAA Division I teams, 23 sports clubs, many recreation clubs and fitness classes

    • Recognized as a Community Engagement Institution by the Carnegie Foundation
    • Member of Ashoka's Changemaker Campus Consortium
    • Ranked by US News & World Report, Business Week, and others