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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    625
  • Program Cost
    $75,460
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
5998 ALCALA PARK
SAN DIEGO, California 92110, United States
Website

University of San Diego’s globally relevant, socially responsible MBA Programs provide an integrative and highly personal academic experience that gives students the tools to become world-class business leaders. The USD MBA curriculum is rigorous and relevant, with experiential learning, values-based learning and leadership skill development at the core of the MBA experience. Students gain practical experience through consulting assignments and client-resourced projects, and have the opportunity to experience global business first-hand through international consulting projects and short-term classes abroad.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    38%
  • Selectivity
    58%
  • Job Offers
    65%
  • Average Salary
    $77,498.00
  • Top Industry
    Technology

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This is a program specifically focused on entrepreneurship with lots of community speakers to help give us real examples. We also have many courses focused on identifying the trajectories of markets and building businesses around these trends.

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About University of San Diego

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.16 GPA of All Applicants 3.27 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 51
  • Median 44
  • Middle 80% 19 to 86
Admissions Selectivity
58% School of Business Administration 46% Average Across All Schools

625 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
73% 585
78% 625
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 174
58% 58.0
38% 38.0
Female
47% 47
International
61% 61
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Finance
  • Business (General)
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Political Science
  • Business (General)
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Interviews Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
4% 4
5% 5
680 to 709
11% 11
16% 16
650 to 679
7% 7
11% 11
620 to 649
20% 20
26% 26
590 to 619
18% 18
20% 20
560 to 589
10% 10
10% 10
530 to 559
12% 12
8% 8
500 to 529
4% 4
2% 2
Under 500
13% 13
1% 1
English Language Requirements
580 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Technology 42%
Top Industry
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
65% School of Business Administration 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
48% 48
61% 60.97325153374234
48% Receive Offers
35% 35
56% 55.69710982658959
35% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
17% 17
22% 21.9117610062893
17% Receive Offers
17% 17
25% 25.424767441860464
17% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
72% Graduates seeking full-time employment
28% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Finance/Accounting
33% 33
$61,750.00
25K 85K
Marketing/Sales
25% 25
$90,992.00
80K 108K
Operations/Logistics
33% 33
$82,500.00
80K 85K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Technology
42% 42
$87,600.00
80K 108K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
More than five years
83% 83
$76,998.00
25K 108K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
83% 83
$81,998.00
62K 108K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. West
83% 83
$81,998.00
62K 108K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • TeraData
  • Stryker
  • Standard Charter Bank
  • San Diego World Trade Center
  • Motorola Mobility
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $75,460
  • Budget $55,124
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $75,460
  • Budget $55,124
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$14,594 Average Scholarship Amount 76% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
76% 76
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$2,009,880
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $60,988
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
18 School of Business Administration 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
25% 25
Team project
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 22
  • Distance learning No

Students: Who are my classmates?

18% Married Students 53% International Students
37% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
44% 44
Hispanic
11% 11
Asian American
11% 11
Student Citizenship
North America
47% 47
Asia
29% 29
Middle East and North Africa
13% 13
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Consulting
  • Social Impact
  • Entrepreneurship
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,764 Living MBA Alumni
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.