University of San Diego Graduate Schools

University of San Diego (referred to as USD) is a Private, 4 years school located in San Diego, CA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of San Diego is $28,410 in average. The school has 3,218 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,073 including undergraduate students.

University of San Diego Graduate School Overview

University of San Diego (referred to as USD) is a Private, 4 years school located in San Diego, CA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (3/31/1956 - Current).
USD Directory Information
School NameUniversity of San Diego (USD)
Address5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110-2492
Phone619-260-4600
Webhttps://www.sandiego.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.sandiego.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply/application.php
Financial Infohttps://www.sandiego.edu/financial_aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of San Diego is $28,410 in average. The school has 3,218 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,073 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 46 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
USD Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,410
Student Population3,218
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs46 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of San Diego is $28,410 in average for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,552. University of San Diego offers the alternative tuition plans.
USD 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$27,936
Required Fees$474
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,552
University of San Diego offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at USD
Distance Learning (Online Classes)6 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of San Diego is $28,410. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$26,064$354
2018-2019$26,712$354
2019-2020$27,288$474
2020-2021$27,936$474
2021-2022$27,936$474
The graduate school tuition & fees of USD is average compared to private graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the California graduate tuition is $21,959 (public) / $23,736 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of San Diego$28,410
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
California Graduate Schools$11,285$22,237
Public$11,285$21,959
Private$23,736
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $21,007 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of San Diego. On-campus living costs are increased by 6.28% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,014. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.73% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,630$3,240$13,293$4,239
2018-2019$12,980$3,240$13,779$4,248
2019-2020$14,126$3,717$15,084$5,274
2020-2021$15,156$2,933$16,580$4,642
2021-2022$16,246$2,979$17,253$4,761
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,552 at University of San Diego. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,448
2018-2019$1,484
2019-2020$1,516
2020-2021$1,552
2021-2022$1,552

Graduate Programs at USD

University of San Diego offers 48 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,364 students have completed their study at University of San Diego.
Offered Degrees at University of San Diego
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree395925
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2030
Doctor's degree - other20284
Post Bachelor's Degree52125
Total4871,364
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of San Diego by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Legal Assistant/Paralegal program with 123 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 96 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 264 completers.
University of San Diego offers 48 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,364 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 925 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 284 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 125 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Science0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance3-
Education [+] (1 completers) 294 completers$69,300
Education96$69,300
Curriculum and Instruction71$49,100
Educational Leadership and Administration37$47,900
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration32-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)24-
Special Education and Teaching13-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor21-
Legal Studies [+] 59 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies4$73,500
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law1-
Comparative Law21-
International Law and Legal Studies2-
Tax Law/Taxation27-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)4-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography6-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Financial Mathematics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 16 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution16-
Psychology [+] 45 completers-
Psychology0-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other)45-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (4 completers) 100 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration62-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism38-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Social Sciences0-
International Relations and Affairs5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Acting0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 148 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling26-
Medical Informatics24-
Nursing Administration9-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing17-
Nursing Practice10-
Clinical Nurse Leader62-
Business [+] (2 completers) 230 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management61$85,700
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management27-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)44-
Accounting18-
Finance44-
International Business/Trade/Commerce14-
Real Estate13-
Taxation9-
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
Total925
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 17 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration17-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Science13-
Total30
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Nursing Practice20-
Total284
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Education (other)0-
Legal Studies [+] 123 completers-
Law0-
Tax Law/Taxation0-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal123-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Informatics1-
Total125

Graduate Student Population at USD

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,332 students enrolled into University of San Diego graduate schools where it has total 9,073 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,728 full-time and 1,604 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,350 male and 1,982 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,3321,3501,982
Full-time1,7286041,124
Part-tme1,604746858
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,612 White (48.38%), 196 Black/African American (5.88%), 736 Hispanic (22.09%), 336 Asian (10.08%), and 452 students with other races. 107 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,3321,3501,982
American Indian/Native American1064
Asian336129207
Black/African American19673123
Hispanic736300436
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander954
White1,612660952
Two More15149102
Un-Known1758095
Non-resident Alien1074859
University of San Diego offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 788 graduate students (23.65% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,332
Enrolled Online Exclusively788
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses2,544

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