University of San Diego School of Business

University of San Diego School of Business
California, Estados Unidos

Jaime Alonso Gómez
Dean University of San Diego School of Business

Inspired by faith, informed by our core mission and values, and dedicated to the ongoing legacy of our founders, the University of San Diego ( sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. USD’s community of scholars are committed to educating the whole person—intellectually, physically, spiritually, emotionally, socially and culturally. The university provides a character-building education that fosters independent thought, innovation, integrity, analytical thinking, and an open-minded and collaborative world-view.

The University of San Diego School of Business

At the University of San Diego School of Business, we can’t think of a better life calling than using business as a force for good in the world. That’s why we are committed to developing socially responsible business leaders with a global mindset through academically rigorous, relevant and values-based education.

Founded in 1972 with the visionary belief that global partnerships were the key to the future of business, the USD School of Business is dedicated to creating a learning environment that prioritizes entrepreneurship and innovation, global business and ethical leadership.

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the School of Business is now home to more than 1,800 students every year and offers eight majors, 11 minors, seven specialty master’s programs and three MBA programs. The school also houses five centers of excellence that enhance the student experience and build practitioner relationships with the business community.

Today, 71 percent of our students have international experiences, and graduate students spend an average of 17 days overseas during their coursework. We host two new venture competitions annually—the V2 Pitch Competition and the Global Social Innovation Challenge—and through our annual real estate conference, supply chain management fall forum, microfinance summit and other events, we offer leading expertise to the community and industry professionals.

Our leadership among business schools is internationally recognized—we are currently ranked in the nation’s top 50 (50th), in the top 100 (97th) globally and 6th in California by Financial Times 2018. U.S. News & World Report ranks our Master’s in Supply Chain Management number 16 in the United States for best online graduate business programs. Bloomberg Businessweek ranks our part-time MBA program number 13 in the nation and Poets&Quants ranks our undergraduate program as 45th in the nation and 3rd in California.

As it has for many decades, the University of San Diego School of Business creates and prepares future business leaders who are well equipped for the 21st century marketplace; who can navigate business across the globe; who embrace innovation and entrepreneurship as cornerstones for building commerce; and who prioritize sustainability, ethics and social responsibility. Our School has a consistent recognition of A or A+ teaching quality by Bloomberg Businessweek and the faculty – 85% of which have PhDs – has dramatically increased the number of publications in top-tier academic journals in recent years. We continue to be a model of outstanding global business education, a leader in high-quality business research and a magnet for the most dedicated and innovative faculty and staff.

Class Profiles 2017

71% of our graduates received their first job offer within three months of graduating

Full-Time MBA
Average age: 28
Average GPA: 3.3
Average GMAT: 611
Percent Female: 41
Average Work Experience: 4.3 years

Professional MBA
Average age: 31
Average GPA: 3.2
Average GMAT: 580
Percent Female: 35
Average Work Experience: 7 years

Unit cost: $1,475
Total FT Program Cost: $82,600
Total PT Program Cost: $78,175
Total International MBA Program Cost: $64,900

Application Deadlines

Fall (Full-time and Professional MBA): November 1, January 15, March 1, May 1
Spring (Professional MBA only): October 1, December 1
Summer (IMBA): November 1, January 15, March 1, April 15


Diana Agostini, Assistant Director of Recruiting and Admissions
Phone: +1.619.2604860

Office of Graduate Admissions
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park,
San Diego, CA 92110