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The University The University of San Diego is an independent Cathol ic institution of higher education . Founded in 1949, USO is located on 180 acres overlooking Mission Bay, San Diego Harbor and the Pacific Ocean. The campus , named Alcala Park , is located 1 O minutes from down– town San Diego. Academics USO enrolls more than 6,400 students who have a choice of more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs . The Univer– sity includes the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Schools of Business Administration, Education , Law and Nursing . Class size generally averages between 18-25 students with the student to teacher ratio being 18:1. Over 97 percent of USD's full-time faculty hold doc– torates .

Student Life Student activities include cultural events, dances, boat cruises, beach parties, BBQ's, concerts , com– edy nights , symposia and much more. Students participate in a wide range of volunteer projects such as adult literacy tutoring , senior citizen outreach and house building in Tijuana. Over two-thirds of the USO community partakes in intramural sports . The Campus The USO campus is one of the most architecturally unique institutions found in the country, featuring 18 major buildings designed in an ornamental 16th century Spanish Renaissance style. Since 1984, USO has completed nine major construction and expansion projects . A landscaped fountain plaza was finished in the fall of 1995, connecting the entrances of the lmmaculata and Hughes Admin istration Center. In 1992, the university completed the 45,000 square foot Loma Hall, which includes an expanded bookstore, classrooms and labs. In 1990, the renovated Katherine M. and George M. Pardee Jr. Legal Research Center opened . Plans are currently in the works for a new 5,000 seat arena to be constructed between the football and baseball stadiums . Athletics USO is a member of the West Coast Conference and competes in 16 intercollegiate sports on the NCAA Division I level. Men's sports include: baseball , basketball , crew, cross country, golf, football, soccer and tennis. Women's sports include: basketball , crew, cross country, soccer, softball, swimming , tennis and volleyball.

USD Quick Facts

Location: Founded:

Alcala Park , San Diego, Ca .


Alice B. Hayes

1949 6,400

NCAA Faculty Rep: Mitch Malachowski

Enrollment: Affiliation: Conference: Home Field:

Athletic Director: Softball Phone: SID Office Phone:

Tom Iannacone

Division I

260-4281 260-4745 292-0388 260-2323

Western Intercollegiate USO Softball Complex



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