International Applicants

The University of San Diego is proud to welcome international students to our campus. USD hosts international students and scholars from more than 70 countries around the world.

Admission Eligibility

If you are not a US citizen or permanent resident, you should apply for admission as an international student. If you are a US citizen or permanent resident who studies abroad, you are considered a domestic applicant and will follow the general application requirements. To learn more about international admission requirements, please review the international application checklist.

Program Eligibility

For international applicants who seek to become F-1 students, please be aware that the following programs are currently unavailable for students who require an F-1 visa: MS in Supply Chain Management, MS in Global Leadership, MS in Executive Leadership, and MS in Cyber Security Engineering. However, international applicants who reside in the United States under an employment-based visa, such as H1-B or L-1, may be eligible for these programs.