Give Now

Contact Us


Campus Wide

The University of San Diego is Leading Change

The University of San Diego has defined its own unique model of education. It is informed by the rich heritage of our Catholic intellectual and social justice traditions. It is shaped by an unrelenting commitment to elevate academic quality and strengthen intellectual rigor. It is enhanced by a dedication to ethics, character and steadfast principles. It is driven by its sacred trust to prepare students to become ethically and socially responsible leaders who excel professionally and serve compassionately.

Ranked among the nation’s top 100 universities — and the youngest university to achieve that distinction — USD is recognized the world over for its innovative academic practices. It’s ranked No. 2 for the number of students who study abroad. Its business school is recognized for teaching social responsibility and also ranks second for providing the greatest opportunities to women among The Princeton Review’s Best 379 Colleges.