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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

USD info


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Here's some info about University of San Diego from Erik Castillo, their Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions and forwarded by Counseling Support Staff Supervisor, Megan Soto:
       
for more information on upcoming events.

 
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Recently Added Majors:
  • Behavioral Neuroscience major (2012)
  • Italian Studies major (2012)
  • Biophysics major (2011)
  • Architecture major (2010)

USD in the news
  • Ranked 1st in the nation for the percentage of our students who study abroad. Over 71% of USD students have had at least one international experience. (Institute for International Education)
  • Recognized by Ashoka U as a Changemaker campus, an honor that affirms our commitment to social entrepreneurship.  There are only 14 other Changemaker campuses. Read more at http://ashokau.org/about/what-we-do/
  • USD is the first university in the West Coast Conference to win the Commissioner’s Cup for 5 years consecutively. This recognizes the best overall performance in conference play.
  • One of three universities to host the Dalai Lama during his visit to San Diego in April 2012.

Admissions Facts:
  • Total undergraduate enrollment is 5,493
  • 48% of total student body is from CA
  • 46% of total student body is from out-of-state
·         6% of total student body is international
  • 31% of total student body identify as a person of color

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