Tool December 2016

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 65.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 56.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 41.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 8.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 49.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 47.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 14.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 61.00%
ACT score 24-29: 60.00%
ACT score 30-36: 30.00%
ACT score 24+: 90%
Students applied: 13,675
Students admitted: 7,067
Admission rate: 52%
Students per faculty: 15
4-year graduation rate: 66%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 87%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,468
Full-time enrolled women: 2,973
Part-time enrolled men: 105
Part-time enrolled women: 101
Total enrollment: 5,647

COSTS

Tuition: $45,540
Room and board: $12,302
Est. book expense: $1,800
Fees: $600
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 70%
Average need-based aid: $25,010
Average non-need-based aid: $14,656
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
881
Average aid package: $31,633
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,916
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 52%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
32%
% receiving student loans: 51%