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University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

The University of San Diego says, 'The University of San Diego's core curriculum fosters the pursuit of knowledge through active student and faculty participation in core courses throughout a student's academic program. The core promotes critical appreciation of beauty, truth and goodness in the context of engagement with the Catholic intellectual tradition and diverse faith communities. The high academic standards of the core curriculum will sharpen student learning in critical thinking and analytical thinking, and increase competency skills in writing, oral communication and cognitive reasoning. Students will be well equipped to creatively envision, articulate and apply new solutions to the problems of today and be prepared to confront humanity's urgent challenges.' [Source]

Website: http://www.sandiego.edu/

B

Grading is based on a detailed review of the latest online course catalogs. View rating criteria

5,855
Undergraduate
Enrollment
68%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$49,358
Tuition & Fees
(annually)
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

YES

Foreign Language

YES

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/22/2019

2018-19 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.