The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • USD has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,864) than Saint Mary's College of California ($50,660).
  • It is harder to admit to USD than Saint Mary's College of California.
  • USD has a higher submitted SAT score (1,280) than Saint Mary's College of California (1,150).
  • USD has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Saint Mary's College of California (25).
  • USD has more students with 9,073 students while Saint Mary's College of California has 3,881 students.
  • USD has more full-time faculties with 476 faculties while Saint Mary's College of California has 220 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of San Diego and Saint Mary's College of California.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
USDSaint Mary's College of California
USDvs.Saint Mary's College of California
San Diego, CaliforniaLocationMoraga, California
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$52,864Tuition & Fees$50,660
71% ($26,477)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)92% ($28,329)
$26,477Average Amount of Financial Aid$28,329
49.79 %Acceptance Rates81.62 %
16.49 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)17.07 %
1,280SAT Score1,150
29ACT Score25
81 %Graduation Rate78 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate85 %
9,073Student Population3,881
476Number of Faculties220
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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