University of San Diego

private university in San Diego, California, United States

The University of San Diego (USD) is a private Roman Catholic research university in San Diego, California. It was founded in July 1949.

University of San Diego
MottoEmitte Spiritum Tuum (Latin)
Motto in English
Send Forth Thy Spirit
TypePrivate university
Established1949; 75 years ago (1949)
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic
Academic affiliations
Endowment$545.6 million (2019)[1]
PresidentJames T. Harris III[2]
Academic staff
Other students
Location, ,
United States

32°46′16″N 117°11′15″W / 32.77111°N 117.18750°W / 32.77111; -117.18750
Colors   Blue and White[3]
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division IWCC, Pioneer Football League
MascotDiego Torero

It should not be confused with the University of California, San Diego, nor with the San Diego State University.

References change

  1. As of June 30, 2019. "U.S. and Canadian 2019 NTSE Participating Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2019 Endowment Market Value, and Percentage Change in Market Value from FY18 to FY19 (Revised)". National Association of College and University Business Officers and TIAA. Retrieved April 23, 2020.
  2. "President-Elect Dr. James T. Harris III Named Fourth President of the University of San Diego". University of San Diego. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
  3. "Color Palette - USD Brand". University of San Diego. Retrieved March 26, 2018.