Best Colleges in America 2022
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Overall Score: 66.9

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA http://www.sandiego.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$74,000
% of students who get any grants
71%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$39,600
Average price for low-income students
$21,950

Admissions

Acceptance rate
49%
Median SAT/ACT score
1280/29
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
5,820

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
98%
% of need met
74%
% of students who get merit grants
18%
Average merit grant
$18,170

Student Success

Graduation rate
80%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Median student debt
$23,169
Early career earnings
$74,820
% earning more than a high school grad
80%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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