University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

University of San Diego says, "The USD core curriculum fosters the pursuit of knowledge through active student and faculty participation in a broad and richly diverse academic experience. The core develops indispensable competencies, explores traditions of thought and belief, and probes the horizons of the liberal arts and the diversity of human experience. The core promotes critical appreciation of truth, goodness, and beauty in the context of engagement with the Catholic intellectual tradition and diverse faith communities. The core instills habits of thought and action which will serve all students in their academic majors and throughout their lives as reflective citizens of the world."[Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:5,711
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:66%
  • Tuition & Fees:$46,140 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 06/19/2017


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