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University of San Diego
Motto Emitte Spiritum Tuum (Latin)
Motto in English
Send Forth Thy Spirit
Type Private university
Established 1949; 72 years ago (1949)
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic
Academic affiliations
ACCU
NAICU
CNAHEC
Space-grant
Endowment $545.6 million (2019)
President James T. Harris III
Academic staff
875
Undergraduates 5,741
Postgraduates 1,773
Other students
835
Location , ,
United States

32°46′16″N 117°11′15″W / 32.77111°N 117.18750°W / 32.77111; -117.18750Coordinates: 32°46′16″N 117°11′15″W / 32.77111°N 117.18750°W / 32.77111; -117.18750
Campus Urban
Colors          Blue and White
Nickname Toreros
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division IWCC, Pioneer Football League
Mascot Diego Torero

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

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


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