Tool December 2017

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: 55.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 62.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 45.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 9.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 54%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 51.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 9.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 60%
ACT score 24-29: 57.00%
ACT score 30-36: 33.00%
ACT score 24+: 90.00%
Students applied: 14,413
Students admitted: 7,406
Admission rate: 51%
Students per faculty: 14
4-year graduation rate: 66%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 87%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,527
Full-time enrolled women: 2,972
Part-time enrolled men: 100
Part-time enrolled women: 112
Total enrollment: 5,711

COSTS

Tuition: $47,100
Room and board: $12,630
Est. book expense: $1,848
Fees: $608
Total cost: $62,186
Cost after need-based aid: $36,531
Cost after non-need-based aid: $47,684
Average debt at graduation: $29,646

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 70%
Average need-based aid: $25,655
Average non-need-based aid: $14,502
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
914
Average aid package: $32,292
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,811
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 49%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
32%
% receiving student loans: 53%