University of San Diego: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick overview of University of San Diego general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of San Diego admission criteria are moderately competitive, in 2015-16 this school accepted 52 percent of those who apply.

The college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

University of San Diego most likely will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$55
University of San Diego requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of San Diego is $55.00. The graduate application fee is $45.00. The first-professional application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Ability Test is important component of the application procedure. 65 percent of applicants at University of San Diego completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 530 to 660 on Critical Reading, from 540 to 700 on Math, and from 520 to 670 on Writing. It looks like if you got a score above 630 in SAT Critical Reading, 650 in SAT Math, and 630 in SAT Writingthen it gives good chances to get admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
490
600
630

SAT Math
500
620
650

SAT Writing
480
600
630

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is usual stage of the application process at University of San Diego. 56 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 25 to 31 on Composite, from 24 to 31 on English, from 24 to 33 on Math, and from 7 to 10 on Writing. Based off those numbers, if you have got above 30 in ACT Composite, 29 in ACT English, 31 in ACT Math, and 9 in ACT Writing, that will most likely get you admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
23
28
30

ACT English
22
28
29

ACT Math
22
29
31

ACT Writing
7
9
9

Contact Admissions

Phone
(619)
260-4600
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at University of San Diego, please contact the school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (619) 260-4600 or check University of San Diego Website

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