More than 1,000 incoming freshmen and nearly 400 transferring students began classes Wednesday at the University of San Diego.
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USD is the third of San Diego's major universities to open its fall semester, following San Diego State and Cal State San Marcos, which started last week.
The freshman class at the private Roman Catholic university includes 1,080 students, and there are 375 transfers, according to USD.
The undergraduate student population is about 5,100. Total enrollment, including graduate and law students, is generally around 8,000, according to the USD website.
Students began moving into dormitories at the Alcala Park campus over Labor Day weekend and concluded their "Torero Days" with a new student convocation at the Jenny Craig Pavilion.
The fourth major university campus in the region, UC San Diego, begins classes on Sept. 24.
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