Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)


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University of San Diego is ranked 89 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 277 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 65%
Applicants who took ACT 56%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+8%
600-69941%
600+49%

SAT Math Score

700+14%
600-69947%
600+61%

ACT Score

30-3630%
24-2960%
24+90%

Students applied13,675
Students admitted7,067
Admission rate52%

Students per faculty15

4-year graduation rate66%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$45,540
Fees$600
Room and board$12,302
Estimated book expense$1,800
Total cost$60,242

Cost after need-based aid$35,232
Cost after non-need-based aid$45,586

Average debt at graduation$28,598

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$56,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met70%
Average need-based aid$25,010
Average non-need-based aid$14,656

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,647

Full-Time

Men2,468
Women2,973

Part-Time

Men105
Women101

Freshmen retained87%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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