The Application Process
Starting Your Application
The application process for all USD graduate programs is completed online.
Create Your Account
To begin your graduate program application click on “Create an Account.” If you have previously started a graduate application with University of San Diego, you can enter your username and password to sign in to your existing account. This brief video (length: 1 min, 22 secs) walks you through the process of creating your account.
Select Your Program
Now it’s time to select the program that you intend to apply for. Available degree programs are categorized by the school or academic unit that offers the program. Don’t worry – if you don’t know the school, you can use the search bar toward the top of the page. Be sure to select the program with the correct start term and start year when choosing your application. Spring terms start in January, summer terms start in May and fall terms start in September.
FILL IN BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Provide Additional Documents
The “Supporting Information” section is where you will upload your CV/Resume and other documents that may be required for your program application. Before uploading anything, review all of your documents and remove any sensitive information they may contain, such as your Social Security number. The top of the page includes helpful tips for uploading documents, including which file types are accepted and a reminder to remove any password protection you might have on your documents. Each file you upload will need to be less than 15 megabytes in size. See video (length: 43 secs).