University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, United States
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About University of San Diego

University of San Diego is a school located in San Diego, CA, US with a total of 1963 courses available to enroll in.

The University of San Diego is a private, Roman Catholic institution founded in 1949. With its urban setting on 180 acres, the university consists of seven different academic colleges that are open to students of all faiths. The University of San Diego enjoys proximity to nearby beaches such as Pacific Beach and La Jolla. Students can explore Balboa Park, the largest urban cultural park in the nation, and which houses 15 museums, the San Diego Zoo as well as the Old Globe Theatre. Kayak, sailing, and wind surfing opportunities abound nearby. There are student group excursions coordinated by the school's Outdoor Adventures program.

The University of San Diego utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. It ranked #90 in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities. The institution overlooks the famous Mission Bay and downtown San Diego which is just a 15-minute walk away.

The University of San Diego's Torero sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I West Coast Conference. Its football team plays in the reputed NCAA Division I-AA Pioneer League. A costumed bullfighter dubbed Diego Torero is the school's mascot that cheers athletic teams.

The campus has over 100 student organizations including over 10 sororities and fraternities. The university's Ministry organizes retreats and immersion trips for students. There's a special mass for peace every Wednesday night. Freshmen must live on campus. The school hosts a Friday Night Movies series for students who stick around during weekends.

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